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News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 26, 2020  

Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion: analysts

Canadian law agencies reluctance to provide enforcement for approved projects is among competitive disadvantages.

News Minerals General
February 20, 2020  

Ottawa steps into ‘Ring of Fire’ debate with Doug Ford

The mineral-rich deposits were discovered in a region inhabited by Indigenous peoples, provincial governments have been trying to develop them since 2007.

News Aerospace Transportation General
February 6, 2020  

Disasters foretold: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Lac Megantic

Is the erosion of regulations to blame for notorious transportation tragedies?

News Oil & Gas General
February 4, 2020  

Federal Court of Appeal to release Trans Mountain decision

Four BC First Nations filed challenges after the federal government approved the project a second time last June.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 3, 2020  

Climate activists disgusted over USMCA’s environmental shortfalls

Green groups lobbied US Democrats to insist on changes, including binding standards for emissions.

News Electronics General
February 3, 2020  

Internet code of conduct goes into effect for 10 big service providers

The code is the CRTC’s answer to a soaring number of complaints about internet services, such as “bill shock” caused by unexpected extra fees or price increases

News Food & Beverage General
January 28, 2020  

Fish, sausage, even honey: Food fraud is hidden in plain sight

While the extent of global food fraud is difficult to quantify, the CFIA suggests it affects 10% of commercially sold food.

News Aerospace General
January 23, 2020  

Air Canada, WestJet scrub Boeing 737 Max from schedules until June

Ottawa banned the 737 Max from the skies last March following two fatal crashes.

News Government Manufacturing General Technology
January 7, 2020  

White House proposes guidelines for regulating the use of AI

…but the vagueness of the principles announced by the White House is unlikely to satisfy AI watchdogs.

News Energy Government General
December 16, 2019  

‘You can call anything a national concern:’ Alberta questions federal carbon tax

Ottawa argues that authorization for the tax comes under the Constitution’s peace, order and good government clause.

News Government Oil & Gas General
December 16, 2019  

First Nation alleges Ottawa withheld info during Trans Mountain consultation

Indigenous groups arguing in the court the Canadian government predetermined the outcome before its latest approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

News Food & Beverage General
November 11, 2019  

Premium Brands down on indirect fallout of China’s swine fever outbreak

Company says prices for specialty pork products it imports from Europe spiked because China is importing much more pork.

News Government General
November 11, 2019  

UN reports increasing violations of Iran nuclear deal

Iran maintains its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes.

News Food & Beverage General
November 7, 2019  

B.C. site testing over 700 samples of kombucha for alcohol levels

Alcohol is a normal byproduct of the fermentation process but levels can increase as kombucha products sit.

News Energy Government General
October 29, 2019  

Alberta budget weakens environmental, climate monitoring: Opposition

Budget also includes spending cuts at the agency responsible for approving and assessing energy development in the province.