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Alberta Rushes To Embrace Coal

December 22nd, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

With demand for oil from its tar sands down, Alberta is desperate to boost its economy. It thinks coal mining could be the answer.

Cleanup Of TransCanada Keystone Oil Spill To Last Several Weeks

November 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre

South Dakota's environmental regulator has revealed that the cleanup process for the recent 5,000 barrel oil spill along TransCanada Corp’s Keystone pipeline will probably take several weeks — with the timeline for the restarting of pipeline operation as of right now being up in the air

TransCanada Scraps Energy East Pipeline

October 5th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

TransCanada has notified the Canadian government that it does not intend to go forward with its proposed Energy East pipeline to Quebec City and St. Johns, New Brunswick.

An Accurate Portrayal Of Justin Trudeau’s Character

March 28th, 2017 | by Roy L Hales

Unlike the previous administration, which "never bothered to pretend they were anything other than grimly determined power-seekers," the Trudeau people are using their perceived idealism as "a newer, slicker, con." Coyne may be right, but I suspect this is not an accurate portrayal of Justin Trudeau's character

Justin Trudeau: “No Country Would Find 173 Billion Barrels Of Oil In The Ground And Just Leave Them” (Oil Sands)

March 19th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Despite all of the talk to the contrary (and fake smiling), it seems that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has no intent to seriously address the country's complicity in worsening anthropogenic climate change. Going by his actions since becoming Prime Minister, it's clear that the comments that some critics made during the election that Trudeau was "just a face" were mostly accurate

Price Of Oil Headed Back Up, Gasoline Hikes Will Follow

December 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

In the world of oil, Saudi Arabia is the tail that wags the dog. For several years, it has stubbornly refused to cut oil production in the face of falling oil prices in order to maintain its dominant share of the oil market. It is also part of a strategy to drive tar sands and fracking producers out of business. Those non-traditional sources of oil are far more costly than pumping from reserves under the Arabian desert

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