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Good Investment or Bad Precedent? Canadians pick sides on TransMountain pipeline purchase

Majority of those opposed to the decision say it sets a bad precedent for future resource projects June 18, 2018 – The TransMountain pipeline saga has had enough twists and turns to rival its potential path from Edmonton to the

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Pipeline Problems? Try Tanker Troubles: BC Kinder Morgan opponents want spill response assurances

Slim majority of Canadians, British Columbians now support pipeline project; opposition remains strong April 18, 2018 –  The reassertion of jurisdictional issues in the battle between B.C. and Alberta over the completion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline project is sharpening

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TransMountain: Canadians weigh in on economic implications, protesters, and ‘social licence’

Six-in-ten say Kinder Morgan could have done a better job earning public’s trust on this project April 23, 2018 – Protests against Kinder Morgan’s TransMountain Pipeline have followed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for months, from Vancouver to Ottawa to London.

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TransMountain troubles: Alberta-B.C. pipeline battle splits Canadians down the middle

Albertans are generally united on pipeline positions, the rest of Canada, including BC, is divided February 22, 2018 –  While a war of words, political will, and even wine continues to rage between the governments of British Columbia and Alberta

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Site C: By margin of two-to-one, BC residents say province made the right call to finish dam project

Number of residents saying a majority govt. is better for the province jumps in last six months January 12, 2018 –  A politically risky call that might have threatened the future of the NDP government in B.C. is being met

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The price ain’t right: Canadians liked carbon tax in theory, but support declines as plan becomes a reality

Canadians concerned their industries may face disadvantage as Trump pulls out of Paris Agreement July 5, 2017– A new study from the Angus Reid Institute indicates Canadian support for federal carbon pricing has cooled as the issue morphs from plan

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