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B.C. to start reopening economy mid-May

May 7, 2020

British Columbia will begin reopening its economy as early as mid-May, the premier said, as new coronavirus cases dwindle and other parts of the country, including Quebec and Manitoba, begin to loosen their restrictions. B.C. reported Canada’s first death from COVID-19,

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Alberta launches tracing app as economy slowly reopens

May 7, 2020

Alberta has launched Canada’s first phone app to trace contacts of people infected with the coronavirus, as the country slowly restarts its economy. Increased testing and contact tracing are key parts of plans to reopen economies that have largely closed

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Alberta suspends environmental monitoring amid COVID concerns

May 7, 2020

The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of environmental monitoring requirements for companies in the oil sands. The suspensions have been granted over public health concerns raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision, released earlier this week, affects

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Murphy Oil closes Calgary office, moving to Houston

May 7, 2020

Murphy Oil is closing its Calgary office and moving all business to Houston, Texas. Murphy Oil announced Wednesday it will close its Calgary office as well as its headquarters in Arkansas, and move all business to Houston, due to the

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#BetterTogether campaign now matching donations 200%

May 6, 2020

TC Energy Corporation is proud to announce that beginning today its #BetterTogether Campaign is matching all donations made through the TC Energy Giving Portal at 200 per cent up to its goal of $500,000 to support COVID-19 relief efforts across

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Suncor cuts again, deepening defensive positon

May 6, 2020

Suncor Energy Inc. is going further into a defensive crouch, cutting its capital-spending plans for a second time and shrinking its dividend payout, as the COVID-19 pandemic hammers crude demand. Capital spending this year will be $3.6 billion to $4

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Enbridge temporarily storing crude in Mainline

May 5, 2020

Enbridge Inc said on Monday the Canadian pipeline operator has reached a deal with shippers to temporarily store crude oil in North America’s largest oil pipeline network from June 1 and is working with governments to provide additional capacity. A

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Regulator looks to rebuild confidence in oil industry

May 5, 2020

Like a sports coach coming off a disappointing season, the new head of the agency that regulates Alberta’s heavily challenged energy industry knows he’s got some work to do. “One (goal) is rebuilding confidence in the leadership internally,” Laurie Pushor said

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Decision to block permit for Keystone XL could create year-long delay: TC Energy

May 4, 2020

TC Energy Corp. said a federal judge’s decision to block a key permit for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline last month could delay the project for as much as a year. According to Bloomberg News, the Canadian pipeline giant

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Elected chiefs won’t sign off on rights and title deal

May 4, 2020

Elected chiefs of a First Nation that’s split over a natural gas pipeline through their territories say they will not sign a deal on rights and title, a day after the hereditary chiefs backed the agreement. The elected chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en