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Lobby Wrap: Alberta municipalities call for changes to C-69

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Bill C-69 remains before the Senate. (Photo: CC, Gina Dittmer via Public Domain Pictures.) A new consultant has registered to lobby federally on behalf of a coalition of 18 municipalities in Central and Northern Alberta critical of government legislation overhauling the assessment process for resource projects. Christian von Donat of …

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Why a group of First Nations wants to own the Trans Mountain pipeline

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The standoff between Indigenous communities — backed by environmentalists — and the oil industry has led to regional alienation that is threatening the fabric of Canada in ways not seen since the height of the Québec separatist movement. We, a business school professor and a former chief of the Thunderchild …

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But Wait! There’s More!

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That is usually the case … Today is the day: The Alberta legislature is expected to pass a bill today to kill the province’s carbon tax on consumers. And the province says drivers and home and business owners should already be feeling the effects. As part of the bill, Premier …

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PIPELINE – Why a group of First Nations wants to own the Trans…

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(Kinder Morgan photo) By HARRIE VREDENBURTUniversity of Calgary THE STANDOFF BETWEEN Indigenous communities — backed by environmentalists — and the oil industry has led to regional alienation that is threatening the fabric of Canada in ways not seen since the height of the Québec separatist movement. We, a business school professor …

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Lobby Wrap: Alberta municipalities call for changes to C-69

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Bill C-69 remains before the Senate. (Photo: CC, Gina Dittmer via Public Domain Pictures.) A new consultant has registered to lobby federally on behalf of a coalition of 18 municipalities in Central and Northern Alberta critical of government legislation overhauling the assessment process for resource projects. Christian von Donat of …

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Why a group of First Nations wants to own the Trans Mountain pipeline

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The standoff between Indigenous communities — backed by environmentalists — and the oil industry has led to regional alienation that is threatening the fabric of Canada in ways not seen since the height of the Québec separatist movement. We, a business school professor and a former chief of the Thunderchild …

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Court rules B.C. can’t limit oil shipments in major blow for pipeline…

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May 27, 2019by Laura Kane PHOTO: Trans Mountain VANCOUVER—British Columbia lost the largest tool in its toolbox to halt the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with a court decision Friday that concluded it can’t restrict oil shipments through its borders. The unanimous ruling from the B.C. Court of Appeal represented a …

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Prosperity for all when B.C.’s LNG industry takes shape: Expert

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After years of waiting and speculation, B.C. is poised to build an LNG industry from scratch in partnership with First Nations and lead the globe with the cleanest LNG product possible to replace dirty coal and oil facilities. This was the message delivered by BC LNG Alliance CEO Bryan Cox …

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Court rules B.C. can’t restrict oil shipments

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Will George (centre) speaks with organizers during a protest at the gates of Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby Mountain facility on Saturday, April 7, 2018. The next day, Kinder Morgan announced it is pulling all non-essential spending from its Trans Mountain pipeline project. JESSE WINTER / STARMETRO VANCOUVER B.C.’s highest court has …

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Court to rule if B.C. can limit bitumen in key case for Trans Mountain…

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VANCOUVER — A British Columbia court is set to rule Friday whether the province can restrict shipments of diluted bitumen through its borders, in what will be a crucial decision for the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The province filed a reference question to the B.C. Court of …

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