U.S. judge removes sheriff from lawsuit challenging laws meant to crack down on opposition to Keystone XL pipeline

A U.S. federal judge says a South Dakota sheriff should be removed from a lawsuit challenging new state laws that aim to prevent disruptive demonstrations against the Keystone XL pipeline. The suit spearheaded by the American Civil Liberties Union contends…

Premier Jason Kenney pitching more Alberta oil in wake of Saudi supply disruption

The supply disruption caused by an attack on a major Saudi oil processing facility has renewed calls from Alberta politicians to get more energy from that province into the world market. “Instability in the Middle East underscores the importance of…

Federal Election 2019: Scheer says repealing carbon pricing will be first job as prime minister

During a campaign event in Calgary, Alta., on Monday, Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer said: “Job number one for a Conservative government will be called an act to repeal the carbon tax” and that he would “start the process” to…

Court rules 6 Trans Mountain pipeline legal challenges allowed to proceed

September 4 2019 8:15pm The Federal Court of Appeals has allowed six First Nations to proceed with legal challenges of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Blake Lough reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Federal court allows half of Trans Mountain pipeline legal challenges to proceed

The Federal Court of Appeal says six legal challenges to the Trans Mountain pipeline project focusing on Indigenous consultation can proceed. The federal government has twice approved a plan to triple the capacity of an existing pipeline from Alberta’s oilpatch…

Federal Court of Appeal to rule Wednesday on letting Trans Mountain pipeline appeals proceed

The Federal Court of Appeal says it will reveal Wednesday whether a new set of legal challenges to the Trans Mountain pipeline project can proceed. The federal government has twice approved a plan to twin an existing pipeline from Alberta’s…

Enbridge says oil producer complaints won’t alter Mainline pipeline open season plan

A senior executive with Enbridge Inc. says the company won’t change course on its plan to convert most of its Mainline pipeline system to long-term contracts despite growing opposition from major Canadian oil producers. Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. is the…