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Keystone XL

Justin Trudeau wins Liberal leadership with nearly 80% of vote

As many expected, Justin Trudeau has won the Liberal leadership race with a whopping 77.8 per cent of the vote. Joyce Murray, an outspoken candidate who urged electoral co-...

You can't be for Canada and against Keystone, Minister Joe Oliver says

Can Canadians patriotically oppose the Keystone XL? Not a chance, says Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver.

New York Times urges "no" to Keystone XL. Joe Oliver and Globe & Mail respond with climate fiction.

The New York Times editorial board recently called on President Obama to say "no" to Keystone XL. Here are some excerpts: He should say no, and for one overriding reason: A president who has...

Obama's climate hawk: John Kerry and the decision on Keystone XL

New U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry holds the power to decide if the controversial Keystone XL pipeline will go ahead or not. Given his track record, environmentalists have reason to hope that the...

Crowd gathers for Forward on Climate Keystone XL protest in Washington, D.C.: slideshow

The reports are coming in from, as thousands gather in Washington, D.C. to protest the Keystone XL pipeline and urge Obama to fight against climate change. Watch  live stream  At 10...

The Northern Gateway brief: unhappy political options and geopolitical assessment

I spent much of last week in Alberta which, as anyone who has traveled across Canada knows, is a very different place from BC. While there, it became increasingly clear that talking about the oil...

How Susan Rice stands to gain from Canada's oil sands development

Pegged to replace Hilary Clinton as President Obama's Secretary of State, Rice and her Canadian husband together hold millions in stocks of major energy companies.

How safe are 2.5 million miles of pipelines?

At 6:11 p.m. on September 6, 2011, San Bruno, Calif. 911 received an urgent call. A gas station had just exploded and a fire with flames reaching 300 feet was raging through the neighborhood. The...

The Chinese are coming, and other problematic Canadian sovereignty woes

Some analysts say a little bit of economic imperialism isn't all that bad.

Keystone XL pipeline video: "It's not us, it's you"

Keystone XL, Enbridge, Shell and Kinder Morgan: like ex-boyfriends who won't take the hint.