NEB suspends Northern Gateway timeline review
Court rules the Canadian government failed in its duty to consult with aboriginal people before approving the pipeline in 2014.
Notley rethinks Northern Gateway pipeline skepticism
Alberta and BC working on pipeline for hydroelectricity deal.
Chances of Northern Gateway being built this year ‘remote’: Enbridge CEO
The oil company is still working to satisfy the 209 conditions included in its 2014 permit to build the pipeline.
Northern Gateway naysayers missed their chance to oppose pipeline: CAPP
First Nations, environmental groups and a labour union have launched an appeal to overturn the approval for the controversial pipeline.
Overturning N. Gateway approval could kill project
Legal challenge hopes to revoke environmental certificates.
Ottawa defends ‘thorough’ Northern Gateway review
Wants approval of $7 billion project upheld by Federal Court of Appeal.
Liberals would put a price on carbon, Trudeau says
Wants to formalize moratorium on tanker traffic in northern BC to protect marine coastal areas and boost international trade.
Voters deserve clarity from Alta. NDP on pipelines: Prentice
Incumbent premier says the NDP across Canada are opposed to pipeline projects.
Moving on from Northern Gateway realistic, not defeatist: Notley
Alberta NDP leader says its bad government to fight for a pipeline that will likely never be built.
Rights group presses watchdog on CSIS activist records
Complaint cites reports that the spy agency shared information with the NEB about “radicalized environmentalists.”
Feds hiding legitimate concerns over oil sands pipelines, critics say
Unpublished report says potential toxic effects and environmental threats from bitumen pipelines are relatively unknown.
Bitumen spill effects unknown, unpublished federal report reveals
Document was obtained by Greenpeace under freedom-of-information legislation.
Prentice says he will ‘do what needs to be done’ to get into Asia
Alberta premier identifies Northern Gateway and BC’s Kitimat tanker port as keys to lucrative oil export markets.
BC First Nation wins bid to challenge Northern Gateway in court
Gitxaala First Nation claims the government failed to provide reasonable accommodation and consultation over aboriginal rights.
Industry Minister Moore looking forward to Prentice as Alberta premier
Moore says says Prentice will be a welcome ally when it comes to future pipeline projects.
DFO mapping BC ocean floor to prep for tanker spills
Map database will be used “to inform response in the event of an environmental emergency.”
Northern Gateway pipeline unlikely to start up by 2018, project president says
Enbridge is still working to win over First Nations groups opposed to the $7.9 billion project.
Trudeau blasts Harper for bungling Alberta pipelines
Liberal leader says PM has doomed pipeline opportunities by failing to mollify environmental concerns.
Harper’s central policies resonating less with Canadians: report
Trade, the economy, and energy exports are resonating less with ordinary Canadians.
Enbridge plots next steps for Northern Gateway
Earliest possible in-service date is 2018, 209 conditions to meet.
Ottawa opening BC office to woo First Nations on energy projects
The feds are also establishing a forum with the BC government to encourage aboriginal participation in energy developments.
City of Vancouver report finds gaps in Trans Mountain pipeline pitch
Report suggests the company’s worst-case spill scenarios are not realistic.
Canada sees nine fold jump in crude by rail exports over two years
Moving crude by rail is on the rise as production increases in the oil sands and pipeline proposals remain mired in opposition.
Saskatchewan passes motion to support Northern Gateway pipeline
The Opposition New Democrats did not support the motion.
Federal report: diluted oil sands bitumen sinks when mixed with sediments
When free of sediments, the molasses-like crude floats even after evaporation and exposure to light.
Review panel supports Northern Gateway…with 209 conditions
The federal government will have the final say, and has roughly six months to reach a decision.
Yay or nay for Northern Gateway? Federal report coming
Northern Gateway and other pipeline projects mean production in the Alberta oil sands could as much as triple by 2035.
Enbridge CEO lauds Alberta, BC pipeline deal
Al Monaco says the agreement will shift momentum in favour of the company’s controversial Northern Gateway pipeline.
BC will keep its hands off pipeline royalties in deal with Alberta
The deal removes the prospect of Alberta holding BC’s growing natural gas business hostage.
Redford says energy meeting with Clark postponed
BC now wants to negotiate “additional” benefits: Alberta premier says talk to industry.
Premiers Clark, Redford talk joint energy export plan
They will publicly discuss the progress of the joint energy plan on Nov. 5. A final report is due on Dec. 31.
US oil sands opponents focus on BC pipeline proposals
New oil proposals would turn Pacific Northwest into a giant shipping lane.