Alberta energy minister faces backlash for saying COVID-19 pandemic a ‘great time’ to build pipeline

May 26 2020 7:59pm Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage is facing backlash for saying the COVID-19 pandemic is a good time to be building the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Fletcher Kent has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

Alberta government stands by Energy Minister Sonya Savage’s pipeline and COVID comments

The Alberta government isn’t backing away from a cabinet minister’s comments that public heath rules and economic fears caused by COVID-19 favour pipeline construction. House leader and Environment Minister Jason Nixon told reporters Tuesday that Sonya Savage was stating the…

Alberta energy minister says gathering limits make it a ‘great time to be building a pipeline’

Alberta’s energy minister says it’s a good time to build a pipeline because public health restrictions limit protests against them. Sonya Savage made the comment Friday on a podcast hosted by the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors. She was…

Lawsuits likely if Democrat Joe Biden cancels Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian observers warn

Billions of dollars in lawsuits will likely result if Joe Biden is elected U.S. president this November and carries out a threat to cancel the presidential permit allowing operation of the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian observers say. The promised action…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney defends investing in Keystone XL pipeline

May 19 2020 2:32pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney defends the decision for the Alberta government to invest in the Keystone XL expansion because of the jobs it will create, adding the project is also supported by state governors along the…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney disappointed with Biden’s stance on Keystone XL

May 19 2020 2:09pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said he is disappointed with U.S. presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s stance on the Keystone XL pipeline expansion while reiterating the importance of the project on the provincial economy. ‘ }); } else…

Trudeau vows to press any U.S. government on Keystone after Biden threatens to ‘rip up’ approvals if elected

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will press any government on the development of the Keystone XL pipeline, following promises from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday, to “rip up” President Donald Trump’s approval of the project if he is elected next…

Joe Biden vows to rip up Keystone XL pipeline approvals if elected U.S. president

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 18, 2020 2:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Joe Biden‘s campaign says the former vice-president will rip up President Donald Trump’s approvals for…

Keystone XL work should stop due to coronavirus concerns, pipeline opponents argue

Native American tribes and environmental groups pressured a federal judge on Thursday to shut down work on the disputed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Nebraska, citing fears that workers could spread the coronavirus and construction could damage land. After…

Keystone XL pipeline permit canceled by U.S. judge over endangered species concerns

A U.S. judge canceled a key permit Wednesday for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that’s expected to stretch from Canada to Nebraska, another setback for the disputed project that got underway less than two weeks ago following years of delays.…