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Pipe(line) dream? Albertans want Ottawa to keep fighting for Keystone XL; but most Canadians say it’s time to “move on”

Most Canadians under no illusion regarding impact on Alberta, two-thirds say it will be “bad” January 26, 2021 – U.S. President Joe Biden’s early executive order to scrap Keystone XL, an eight-billion-dollar pipeline project to move oil from Alberta to

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Half of Canadians call for patience; half support use of force to remove anti-CGL blockades

Near-unanimous views that both Indigenous reconciliation & economy suffering due to blockade saga February 27, 2020 – As mass arrests and burning tires along rail lines define the state of developments in a country-wide series of blockades in protest against

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New Frontier: As Trudeau government mulls approval, Canadians divided on political, regional lines over Teck mine

Uncertainty over whether approval means the project will ultimately be built February 12, 2020 – As political and regional lines are drawn in the battle for hearts and minds over the proposed Teck Frontier oil sands mine, Alberta Premier Jason

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Reality Check: For first time in nearly 2 years support for TMX below majority, once Canadians learn of rising costs

$12.6 billion price tag causes support to drop from 55 per cent to 48 per cent nationally February 19, 2020 – On February 7 TransMountain President and CEO Ian Anderson announced that the company’s beleaguered pipeline expansion project between Burnaby

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Coastal Gaslink Chaos: Two-in-five support protesters in natural gas project dispute; half support pipeline

Near-unanimous sentiment the pipeline will be built, regardless of protests and delays February 13, 2020 – Disruptions, blockades and protests in cities across the country may have amplified the message of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs opposed to a $6.6 billion natural

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End Game: As Supreme Court ruling removes another hurdle for TMX pipeline, opposition against it rises

Canadians divided between opinion that Liberals pushing too hard, not doing enough on pipeline capacity January 28, 2020 – In the wake of a Supreme Court of Canada ruling regarding the TransMountain pipeline expansion (TMX), it would appear that another

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