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Energy: Canadians tilt towards prioritizing renewables; one-third would split investments between green and oil

While green, renewable energy sources are most popular, half (51%) support nuclear energy generation July 13, 2021 – As main federal party leaders embark on cross-country tours ahead of an all-but-certain election later this year, they are hoping to campaign

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Line 5: Ontarians, Michiganders want the oil to keep flowing in the contested pipeline; Quebecers are split

Quebecers, Ontarians want cancelled Energy East reconsidered in wake of the cross-border pipeline dispute July 27, 2021 – Canada’s energy independence is in the spotlight again, with a key energy artery in the crosshairs of a transborder dispute. Enbridge’s Line

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Climate Change: O’Toole’s carbon pricing gamble draws mixed political reviews

More Canadians than ever now view climate change as human-caused, but one-in-four disagree May 3, 2021 – Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole’s mid-April announcement of a new carbon pricing plan surprised many Canadians, including, reportedly, some members of his own

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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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