TransCanada Corp. says more environmental work is necessary.
Power plants in Brockville and Ottawa will sell their electricity to Ontario’s electricity grid under 20-year agreements.
Prime minister dismisses the divide over job projections.
Union Gas, Gaz Metro and Enbridge now have access to supplies from Union’s Dawn market hub near Sarnia, Ont.
Report predicts up to 11,000 jobs would be created to develop Energy East. Of that, Quebec represents 36% and Ontario represents 23%.
Pipeline would create 11,000 jobs and boost Canada’s GDP by $35 billion.
Tom Steyer has also teamed up with a coalition of environmental groups on an anti-pipeline social media campaign.
The deal fixes operating, maintenance and administration costs at $190 million for 2013, $198 million for 2014.
North Montney Mainline will extend TransCanada’s existing Groundbirch pipeline.
Pipeline would deliver up to 1.1 million barrels per day from Western Canada to Quebec and New Brunswick.
TransCanada spokesman says Obama is trying to “drain the politics” from the Keystone XL debate.
Pipeline company says Keystone XL will create 20,000 jobs.
There’s “no good news here for anybody,” TransCanada boss Russ Girling says.
US coal producers hoped to gain access to Asian markets through BC until proposed Surrey export terminal nixed.
Projects, worth $470 million, have 20-year power purchase agreements with the Ontario Power Authority.