Andrew Leach

Dec. 4, 2020

Forty billion dollars. According to Alberta’s fiscal update last week, that’s the huge sum by which oil and gas investment in the province is expected to plummet, from what was predicted as recently as in the February budget.

Andru McCracken

Dec. 5, 2020

Trans Mountain confirmed a Valemount worker tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

A worker had been in the Valemount camp for two days when they were informed that one of the people they were in contact with (prior to coming to camp) had tested positive according to Trans Mountain.

The affected individual has been isolated.

“As per our COVID-19 protocols, the person was immediately isolated and continues to isolate within our separate quarantine wing,” said a spokesperson for Trans Mountain.

Yadullah Hussain
Is oil turning into a sunset industry?

Dec. 1, 2020

Imperial Oil just became the most high-profile Canadian oil producer to give up on some of its fossil fuel assets in Alberta.

“Imperial has re-assessed the long-term development plans of its unconventional portfolio in Alberta, Canada and no longer plans to develop a significant portion of this portfolio,” the company said in a statement after markets closed on Monday.

The company said would take an impairment charge of about $900 million to $1.2 billion in the latest quarter.

Carl Meyer
Suncor oilsands plant, featuring petroleum coker towers, in 2010. Suncor has proposed replacing its coke boilers with natural gas in order to cut emissions, but has suspended the project and is now asking for government support. Photo from Suncor

Nov. 27, 2020

The oil and gas industry “likely won’t meaningfully reduce” its carbon pollution this decade without more government funding, according to a new Royal Bank of Canada report.

Natalie Southworth

Groups Say Federal Government Must Change Course with TMX, Recoup Billions of Unspent Tax Dollars


For Immediate Release


Andrew Kurjata

Nov 19, 2020

Industrial site safety plans still working, Dr. Henry says


John Horgan poses for a selfie while on a tour of LNG Canada in Northern B.C. on Friday Jan. 17, 2020. (John Horgan/Twitter)

David Thurton ·

At an annual public meeting, the government-owned project was accused of holding back information

Andrew Weichel
A blockade calling for the cancellation of Trans Mountain Pipeline on Nov. 17, 2020.

November 17, 2020

VANCOUVER -- Protesters have organized another blockade in B.C.'s Lower Mainland while calling on Justin Trudeau's government to cancel the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

The latest railway blockade was organized by the Extinction Rebellion, the same group of climate-focused activists responsible for shutting down the Burrard Street Bridge in downtown Vancouver last year and a number of other demonstrations in the region.


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