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A Matter of Fact: Oil sands production and greenhouse gas emissions

A Matter of Fact: Oil sands production and greenhouse gas emissions

This week’s decision by Norges Bank Investment Management to stop investing in four of Canada’s largest oil sands players because of concerns about greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is misinformed at best.

Group eyeing Trans Mountain pipeline bid hits the road with listening tour

Group eyeing Trans Mountain pipeline bid hits the road with listening tour

A sweeping listening tour of B.C. First Nations is at the forefront of Project Reconciliation’s all-inclusive partnership framework that’s aiming to create prosperity for First Nations and Metis groups through ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Commentary: Energy sector can kick-start Canada’s economy

Commentary: Energy sector can kick-start Canada’s economy

Canada’s energy sector is facing unprecedented challenges as oil demand collapses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Majority say shutting down Canadian oil wouldn’t really help the global environment: survey

Majority say shutting down Canadian oil wouldn’t really help the global environment: survey

“No matter how much we reduce output from our oil and gas sector, there will always be another country to fill the market void.

Building Ontario’s battery

Building Ontario’s battery

A multi-billion-dollar project to reinforce Ontario’s power grid is getting underway, promising lower electricity costs for Ontario consumers, jobs and economic benefits for local communities, as well as deep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions once it is up and running.

A Matter of Fact: A ‘Green New Deal’ makes no sense for Canada

A Matter of Fact: A ‘Green New Deal’ makes no sense for Canada

Opponents of Canada’s oil and gas industry would like to use the deep but temporary oil demand shock caused by COVID-19 lockdowns around the world as a platform to advance their demands for a “Green New Deal” or “Green Reboot” that would eliminate Canada’s oil and gas industry as soon as possible.

Indigenous group eyes shipping venture as part of Trans Mountain pipeline bid

Indigenous group eyes shipping venture as part of Trans Mountain pipeline bid

Indigenous communities will have a new opportunity to assert their environmental expertise and traditional knowledge in coastal waters if Project Reconciliation has its way.

Federal support for oil and gas not enough, says unemployed dad

Federal support for oil and gas not enough, says unemployed dad

Ottawa’s recent announcement of support for the struggling oil and gas industry during the COVID-19 crisis is disappointing for Chad Miller and Oilfield Dads — the large online community he created.

World’s largest CO2 pipeline still on track

World’s largest CO2 pipeline still on track

The world’s largest pipeline project to capture and permanently store carbon dioxide emissions from human activity is on track to begin operating this summer.

Understanding inactive and orphan wells in Alberta

Understanding inactive and orphan wells in Alberta

Ottawa’s announcement of $1.72 billion in funding support to clean up inactive and orphan wells in Western Canada has raised questions about what these wells are, their status and their impacts.