Yves Engler
U.S. President Donald Trump greets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

November 10, 2020

Why is Ottawa trying to maintain one of the Republican's worst environmental policies?

U.S. President Donald Trump's climate criminality has been shocking. His administration's contribution to worsening this existential threat to humanity will be remembered as his most damaging policy. 

Carl Meyer
Workers wearing Iron & Earth clothing set up solar panels. Photo courtesy of Iron & Earth / Facebook

November 4th 2020

A director at a group of oilsands workers committed to renewable energy development says the pandemic has demonstrated the need to build a better Canada that’s more equal and more resilient.

Jessica Wallace
A Trans Mountain worksite along Mission Flats Road, where pipe from across the Thompson River at Kamloops Airport will be pulled through. Photograph By MICHAEL POTESTIO/KTW

OCTOBER 29, 2020

Trans Mountain will be re-drilling under the Thompson River, following what it called “technical challenges” encountered while installing pipe during its pipeline twinning project.

Brent Patterson - PBI
Twitter photo by Kanahus Manuel.

October 31, 2020

Canada ratified the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination more than 50 years ago on October 14, 1970.

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention.

In December 2019, the Committee called on Canada to “immediately cease construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project … until free, prior and informed consent is obtained from all the Secwepemc people.”

James Peters
Trans Mountain expansion - File Photo (Image Credit: CFJC Today)

Oct 29, 2020

KAMLOOPS — Trans Mountain (TMX) has had a major setback in its expansion project through Kamloops.

The pipeline twinning includes a segment beneath the Thompson River that must be installed after Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) is completed.

In a statement emailed to CFJC Today, Trans Mountain says installation of the pipe in the segment beneath the river encountered “technical challenges” that require the entire HDD process to be restarted.

David Thurton
Oct 29, 2020
Workers unload pipe to start right-of-way construction for the Trans Mountain expansion project in Acheson, Alta., Dec. 3, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)
Carl Meyer

October 30th 2020

A new study is questioning one of the central rationales for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project — that it would allow Canada to fetch a fair price for its oil.

Chris Varcoe
The Bow building headquarters for Cenovus Energy was photographed on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Cenovus Energy is buying Husky Energy for $23.6 billion the companies said in a joint announcement on Sunday. PHOTO BY GAVIN YOUNG/POSTMEDIA

Oct 26, 2020 

A new wave of oilpatch consolidation has been widely expected since oil prices cratered this spring, undercutting share prices and piling debt onto Canadian petroleum producers.

Some smaller deals have unfolded this fall, but Cenovus Energy’s mammoth $3.8-billion acquisition of integrated producer Husky Energy on Sunday lit the fuse on the biggest corporate takeover in Canada’s oilpatch in several years.

And there will likely be more deals to come.


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