Fort Hills is the latest oilsands megaproject projected to come on line in northeastern Alberta. At $15.1 billion, it might also be the last one for quite some time.
One expert opines that even though Keystone XL got the go-ahead from U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, there’s only a 50 per cent it will actually be built.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who said he misspoke in Peterborough when he said the oilsands should be phased out, defended both the oilsands and pipelines during a town hall at the University of Calgary.
Subhead: “Investment in the oilsands has plunged and future growth is in question.”
At a town hall meeting in Peterborough, Ont., Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talked about phasing out Alberta’s oilsands. Alberta politicians reacted in an unremarkably predictable way.
The Edmonton Journal prepared a concise primer as to the pocketbook effects of the new carbon tax, which starts taking effect today. If you want a bit more, here’s a CBC Edmonton q-and-a with economist Andrew Leach, the architect of the carbon tax. If you want to have a serious look at how you can […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the Enbridge Line 3 replacement project and the death of the Northern Gateway pipeline project.
While some of the big players in Alberta’s oil patch have signed on to a carbon tax, but an industry spokesman said it’s too soon to say how smaller companies will fare in the new environment. The federal carbon tax would set an initial price of $10 per tonne in 2018, and scale up to […]
The federal government wants Canada to stop generating electricity by burning coal. Chris Varcoe writes that the feds should look to Alberta for some of the complexities involved in that process.
The Fraser Institute came out with a report critical of Alberta’s 100-megatonne cap on oilsands greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Surprise, surprise.