Producers still cautious despite higher Q2 expectations on stronger oil prices

Higher oil prices are expected to boost cash flow for the large Canadian crude producers as they roll out second-quarter results beginning next week, but analysts say the extra money is unlikely to be added to growth budgets. Canadian oil…

Kenney tells premiers’ meeting national unity still threatened

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he still believes national unity is under threat despite two days of collaborative discussions with the country’s leaders. Kenney said his province contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy but is blocked in by some…

‘A witch hunt’: Critics question intentions of Kenney’s anti-oil sands inquiry

After Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Thursday a $2.5-million public inquiry into foreign funding of groups campaigning against Alberta oil, critics are questioning the inquiry’s impact and intentions. READ MORE: Kenney government launches inquiry into foreign-funded groups that criticize Alberta’s…

Kenney government launches inquiry into foreign-funded groups that criticize Alberta’s oil industry

Alberta’s provincial government is launching an inquiry into foreign-funded interest groups with campaigns against Alberta oil. Premier Jason Kenney made the announcement on Thursday, appointing forensic and restructuring accountant Steve Allen to commission the inquiry. The authority of the $2.5-million…

Judge reserves decision on Alberta ‘turn-off-the-tap legislation’

June 28 2019 8:17pm An Alberta judge has reserved their decision on an injunction request on Bill 12, otherwise known as Alberta’s ‘turn-off-the-taps’ legislation. Joel Senick reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Michigan sues to shut down Enbridge Line 5 pipeline in Great Lakes

Michigan’s attorney general sued Thursday to shut down twin 66-year-old oil pipelines in the Great Lakes, saying they pose an “unacceptable risk” and the state cannot wait five to 10 years for Enbridge Inc. to build a tunnel to house…

Alberta raises oil quotas for August as rail exports grow, storage levels slip

The Alberta government says it will ease its oil production curtailment program by 25,000 barrels per day in August. The province is citing growing crude-by-rail capacity, declining oil inventory levels and improved efficiencies in export pipelines for the move. Last…

Indigenous drummers lead Trans Mountain pipeline protest march through Victoria

Hundreds of demonstrators, led by Indigenous drummers, made their way through downtown Victoria Saturday to protest the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The large protest group, organized by Rise and Resist, left City Hall early in the morning and crowded the…

Kenney says bills C-48, C-69 ‘prejudicial attack on Alberta’; bring referendum on equalization closer

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Friday he was “profoundly disappointed” that the Senate passed bills C-48 and C-69 Thursday. He called Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, “a prejudicial attack on Alberta, banning from Canada’s northwest coast only one product…