Category Archives: Oil&Gas

Group cites ‘unconscionable delay’ by RCMP in court bid for watchdog report

OTTAWA — A civil liberties group is heading to court to force the release of a long-delayed watchdog report on its complaint about alleged RCMP surveillance of anti-oil protesters. The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association says the Mounties have...

Biden win bad news for Keystone XL, marks new relationship with Canada, experts say

CALGARY — The election of Joe Biden as U.S. president likely spells the end of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but his environmental agenda could help Canadian energy companies better compete with their American rivals, observers said Monday. Keystone XL...

Trudeau congratulates Joe Biden on victory in U.S. presidential election

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau eagerly ushered in a new era of co-operation with U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Saturday, as Alberta's Jason Kenney made a thinly veiled request to preserve the Keystone XL pipeline.Trudeau's statement of cong...

Alberta auditor flags $1.6B in government accounting blunders, oversight problems

EDMONTON — Alberta’s auditor general has flagged $1.6 billion worth of accounting blunders along with oversight issues by Premier Jason Kenney’s government on big-ticket files including the Keystone XL pipeline and the so-called energy war room. Audito...

Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

Oil and gas companies that use federal cash to help cut methane emissions from their operations won't have to repay every penny if they eliminate the methane emissions entirely. Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan unveiled rules for the $750-mill...

Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

OTTAWA — Oil and gas companies that use federal cash to help cut methane emissions from their operations won't have to repay every penny if they eliminate the methane emissions entirely. Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan unveiled rules for the ...

Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31, with no new money

EDMONTON — A public inquiry into who is funding environmental opposition to Alberta's oil and gas industry has been granted an extension until the end of January. Alberta's United Conservative government contends foreign interests have long been bankro...

Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31, with no new money

EDMONTON — A public inquiry into who is funding environmental opposition to Alberta's oil and gas industry has been granted an extension until the end of January. Alberta's United Conservative government contends foreign interests have long been bankro...

Civil, respectful but still tough: Canada-U.S. trade under a Biden presidency

OTTAWA — Canada coped with nearly four years of Donald Trump rewriting or shredding the international trade rule book. But Canadian hope of a rosy return to rules-based bonhomie with its top trading partner under a Joe Biden presidency might

Markets concerns about contested U.S. election fading with Biden lead in polls

TORONTO — Stock market investors are breathing a little easier despite potentially facing higher taxes as the possibility of a contested U.S. presidential election appears to be fading, say investment experts. With nine days to go before election day, ...