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TransCanada OK'd for Prince Rupert pipeline for Petronas LNG
The 900-kilometre pipeline will link Montney gas fields to the planned Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal on Lelu Island near Prince Rupert.
The Canadian Press
Oct 28th, 2015
Vancouver Board of Trade talks Energy East pipeline with New Brunswick premier
New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant is touting the TransCanada project as "safe" and "sustainable" despite the corporation's questionable record of pipeline accidents.
Oct 26th, 2015
Premier Clark's LNG announcement marred by northern skirmish
"No pipelines will cross our territory. We will protect our territories," yelled a Gitxsan leader at a northern LNG meeting, on the same day Premier Clark inked project agreement with Petronas.
May 20th, 2015
B.C. First Nation says No to $1.15-billion deal, says it's 'not a money issue'
PORT SIMPSON, B.C. — Members of a First Nation in northwestern British Columbia have rejected a $1.15-billion deal that would have paved the way for a liquefied natural gas terminal to be built in...
The Canadian Press
May 13th, 2015
A perfect storm delays Transcanada pipeline
What were they thinking when they went up against the beloved beluga?
Apr 3rd, 2015
Energy East too close for comfort for Manitoba farmer
“The NEB intervener status process in my opinion is completely anti-democratic," says Manitoba organic farmer and pipeline opponent Louise May.
Mar 10th, 2015
Obama vetoes Keystone XL
U.S. President Barack Obama has just vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline bill. The controversial pipeline, proposed by Calgary-based pipeline company TransCanada, won broad support from the Republican-...
Feb 24th, 2015
Energy East meeting angers citizens over unanswered questions
TransCanada does not "actively participate" in Ontario's public consultations about its Energy East pipeline, a spokesperson said.
Jan 28th, 2015
Obama's State of the Union good news for Keystone XL opponents
He didn't mention the pipeline by name, but U.S. President Barack Obama clearly referenced Keystone XL in his State of the Union speech tonight. “Twenty-first century businesses need twenty-...
Jan 20th, 2015
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Launches Court Challenge to Alberta’s Aboriginal Consultation Office
“Alberta’s record on these decisions show that it is either completely incompetent or intentionally indifferent of First Nations’ rights," says Chief Adam.
Jan 15th, 2015