Environment & Resources

Back to homepage

Canadians view marine shipping as increasingly important amid trade and pipeline debates

More than nine-in-ten say shipping is generally ‘safe’, but many have reservations about shipping oil December 6, 2018 – The vast majority of Canadians believe transporting goods by sea is safe, and most say marine shipping is growing in importance

Read More

Carbon conflict: two-thirds of Canadians say provinces should have the final say on pricing

Fewer than half support federal government plan, view driven heavily by politics July 26, 2018 –  In the emerging federal-provincial battle over carbon pricing – Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, and Ontario Premier Doug Ford appear to be galvanizing public opinion

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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

Read More
Sign up for the Angus Reid Institute Mailing List

Receive our latest releases first