Will trade get Trumped? Play it cool with ‘America First’
Companies are still optimistic about sales but many are concerned about potential US protectionist policies.
No ‘plague’ of data breaches, solvency issues, fintech CEOs say
Canadians have been slow to adopt financial technology upstarts.
BC makes natural gas pipelines oil and bitumen free
Government says regulation should address First Nations concerns about environmental issues associated to oil pipelines.
Overregulation in crowdfunding will hurt Canadian startups, small biz
Canada must develop regulatory framework or it risks losing investments in the $3.25B global crowdfunding market, TD report says.
Alberta auditor general to probe oil pipeline safety, rule enforcement
Audits will also include how pipelines are inspected and how regulations are being enforced.
Outdated utility regulation is costing consumers more: report
Government pipeline regulation is boosting costs beyond what’s fair for both utilities and customers.
From PLANT’s print edition: Altering machinery?
You’ll need an engineer’s OK after Sept. 1.
US fiscal woes a drag on Beyond the Border progress
US fiscal woes a drag on Beyond the Border progress.
Alberta introduces legislation for single oil sands regulator
Bill 2, the Responsible Energy Development Act, will also oversee resource developments from application to reclamation.
Alberta NDP calls for review of hydraulic fracking
So far this year, 4,000 fracking applications have been approved.
China’s economy achieves soft landing: IMF
But reforms needed for longer-term growth.
Oil sands a benefit, but need stronger regulation: Rae
Interim Liberal leader says it’s time for Canadian governments to catch up when it comes to oil and gas regulation.