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Indigenous group set to bid for majority stake in Trans Mountain pipeline

July 3, 2019

An Indigenous-led group says it will soon be ready to make a bid for majority ownership of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline currently owned by the federal government. The group, called Project Reconciliation, told Canadian Press it will be prepared as

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TC Energy sells U.S. midstream assets to UGI

July 3, 2019

TC Energy Corp. has signed a deal to sell U.S. midstream assets held by its subsidiary, Columbia Midstream Group, to UGI Energy Services LLC for $1.7 billion. Columbia Midstream Group owns four natural gas gathering systems and an interest in

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First Nations push to buy majority pipeline stake could be Trudeau’s salvation

July 3, 2019

An indigenous-led group plans to offer to buy a majority stake in the Trans Mountain oil pipeline from the Canadian government this week or next, a deal that could help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mitigate election-year criticism from environmentalists. The

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Protest-weary Calgarians look forward to Stampede celebrations

July 2, 2019

After months of taking to the streets to demand pipeline project approvals and rallying last month to call for lower property tax increases, Calgary’s business community is looking forward to heading outside for pancakes and parties as the Calgary Stampede kicks off this Thursday.

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Mexico now embroiled in pipeline woes

July 2, 2019

Pipeline strife seems to not just be a Canadian conundrum, but one that has reared its head down Mexico way. Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute that has raised diplomatic tensions with Mexico during the Group of

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Catapult opens third water management facility

July 2, 2019

Catapult Environmental has opened the Berland Complex, its third water management facility, southwest of Fox Creek, Alta. “We are very excited about the potential of the Berland Complex. We’ve partnered with the top operators in the region to connect their operations

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Low log inventories force temporary production suspensions

July 2, 2019

West Fraser announced a temporary, two-week suspension of production at its Alberta Plywood operations and High Prairie sawmill to address low log inventories for the facilities. Log inventories in support of these mills have been adversely impacted by wildfire-related logging

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Alberta deficit smaller on back of higher oil prices

July 2, 2019

Newly released figures show the Alberta government ended the last fiscal year with a deficit more than $2 billion smaller than originally predicted in the budget. According to Canadian Press, higher oil prices and more than $800 million in additional tax revenue are being

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Carbon tax takes effect in Yukon, Nunavut

July 2, 2019

The federal carbon levy took effect in Yukon and Nunavut on Canada Day, while the Northwest Territories is set to implement its own price on carbon in September. The Yukon government told Canadian Press carbon emissions will be taxed at

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Alberta joins Saskatchewan to appeal carbon tax before Supreme Court

June 26, 2019

After reviewing the recent split decision of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, Alberta has thrown its support behind Saskatchewan in its appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. “We are proud to stand together with Saskatchewan to fight the federal