Canada’s private security industry has grown four-fold since 1970 and this review shows what can go wrong when officials outsource political surveillance.
Low oil prices, regulatory hurdles and fears project would contaminate nearly 3,000 lakes and rivers seen as reasons for axing the plan.
Canada's prime minister is facing provincial pushback on both carbon pricing and a major pipeline proposal.
But environmental groups still don't believe there's such a thing as a climate-friendly pipeline
Conservative politicians aren't taking too kindly to Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre's opposition to the Energy East pipeline.
The pipeline is owned by TransCanada, the same company that wants to build the longest pipeline in North America, known as Energy East.
Energy East, North America’s longest proposed pipeline, would repurpose an existing natural gas pipeline to carry 1.1 million barrels of crude oil per day from Alberta and Saskatchewan to refineries in Quebec and New Brunswick.
TransCanada, the same company that wants to build the Keystone XL and Energy East pipelines, has tallied more than 300 “reportable incidents,” including ruptures, leaks, fires, explosions, serious injuries, and one death, at its facilities since 2008.
The question is whether Justin Trudeau will continue the previous Conservative government’s agenda of extraction and pipeline construction. Based on the Liberals’ campaign promises, Canada is not about to see a complete 180.
A Liberal campaign co-chair stepped down after the Canadian Press reported that he had advised TransCanada on how to lobby the government if the NDP or the Liberals won the Canadian election on Oct. 19.
The Liberals national campaign co-chair sent an email to TransCanada on Monday, as the centre-left party enjoyed a recent surge in the polls, with less than a week to go before the Canadian election.
Though there has been an increase, it’s still a small number of whistleblowers alerting Canada's National Energy Board to violations.