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Alberta oil sands

Academics' letter to Joe Oliver warns against promoting oil sands development

Serious about climate change? Consider the climate consequences of promoting Canada's oil sands and fossil fuels industry, academics say.

Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline: benefit to all Canadians or detrimental to other industries?

Respected economist Robyn Allan, former CEO of the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC), has said the country’s move towards an oil-based economy will have severe effects on sectors like manufacturing—...

Keystone XL pipeline not needed: US State Dept. report

The new report makes it easier for Obama to say "no," by demolishing the main arguments in favour of the controversial oil sands pipeline.

Greenpeace Canada lambasts U.S. State Dept Keystone XL enviro impact assessment

Controversial oil sands pipeline project is the opposite of "environmentally sound", Greenpeace Canada's climate campaigner says.

CNOOC optimistic about Nexen buy amid FIPA controversy: The SinoFile

The company cites Chinese politics and economy as a reason why the deal may not end up as planned.

Anti-oil sands activists block Canada-EU Energy Summit in London

Canada-EU Energy Summit disrupted by those who feel that Canada's "aggressive lobbying" threatens EU climate legislation.

Fast and furious oil sands development disastrous for Canadian economy: policy analyst

An oil sands policy analyst said that the current pace of oil sands development spells disaster for Canadian taxpayers and the economy.

Kinder Morgan rep won't rule out possibility of one million barrels a day for expanded pipeline

A Kinder Morgan representative and former Port Metro COO debated environmentalists about the merits of the company's pipeline expansion proposal at a panel sponsored by The Board of Change.

Public hearings begin on proposed oil sands mining expansion

Public hearings concerning Shell’s Jackpine Mine Expansion project begin today in Fort McMurray. A coalition of three groups (Pembina Institute, Alberta Wilderness Association and Fort McMurray...

What you need to know about Kinder Morgan and its proposed pipeline expansion

Here are some facts to provide background and context for the increasingly emotional debate over Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion in BC.