Alberta

06/03/21
Author: 
Nia Williams

 March 4, 2021

Video at link here.

Canada will take whatever measures are needed to keep the Line 5 oil pipeline open, Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan said on Thursday, as the deadline for a shutdown order from the U.S. state of Michigan looms.

28/02/21
Author: 
Emma Graney

* "ESG investing is the consideration. of environmental, social and governance factors alongside financial factors in the investment decision–making process.”

FEBRUARY 25, 2021

Alberta will establish an office to promote the oil industry’s environmental, social and governance measures in the hope it can help stem the tide of divestment from the oil sands and the Canadian energy sector, as the province tries to climb out of the $18.2-billion deficit projected in its 2021 budget on Thursday.

25/02/21
Author: 
The Canadian Press

Feb 24, 2021

Filings come days after Indigenous youth in Vancouver blocked entrances of companies

Work on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project being done by workers with the SA Energy Group in this undated photo. (Trans Mountain)

25/02/21
Author: 
Sharon J. Riley
According to the Alberta government, mines like this one in the southwestern corner of the province wouldn’t be classified as mountaintop-removal mines because they don't “completely” remove the top of the mountain. Photo: Callum Gunn

Feb 25, 2021

When the government said it would put an ‘outright ban on mountaintop mining,’ many Albertans rejoiced. But Alberta’s energy regulator says that only applies if the top of a mountain is ‘completely’ removed

Alberta’s new ban on “mountaintop-removal” coal mining has very limited, if any, applications in reality, The Narwhal has learned. According to a spokesperson for the Alberta government, the definition of the term is extremely narrow and does not apply unless the top of a mountain is “completely” removed.

19/01/21
Author: 
Kris Hermes
The Kwekwecnewtxw (Watch House) monitors work carried out at the nearby Burnaby Terminal, part of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Photo via Kwekwecnewtxw – Coast Salish Watch House/Facebook.

Jan. 19, 2021

The handful of supporters in the sparsely-populated courtroom came there to bear witness and stand in solidarity with an Indigenous Elder who had just been tried for a second time and was now awaiting the verdict.

21/12/20
Author: 
Chad Pawson
 
Workers with the SA Energy Group work on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in this undated photo. (Trans Mountain)
19/12/20
Author: 
Jeff Lewis
TODD KOROL / REUTERS Suncor Energy president and CEO Mark Little speaks at the TD Securities Calgary Energy Conference in Calgary, July 9, 2019.

06/02/2020

Alberta's bitumen can be used to produce carbon fibre for electric vehicles, Little points out.

TORONTO (Reuters) ― The shift to electric vehicles and other low-carbon technologies could disrupt crude oil demand on a similar scale to the coronavirus pandemic, Suncor Energy Inc.’s chief executive said on Monday.

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