Parkland Fuel plans refinery maintenance, shares up on increased guidance

The refinery that is the sole local supplier of motor fuel in the B.C. Lower Mainland is being scheduled for an eight-week maintenance shutdown early next year but owner Parkland Fuel Corp. says it is taking measures to keep prices…

Toronto researchers push to eliminate Daylight Saving Time, switch permanently to Standard Time

York University biology professor Patricia Lakin-Thomas feels like British Columbia is on the right track by introducing new legislation that would eliminate changing clocks twice a year. But where Lakin-Thomas feels the western province falls short is changing it permanently…

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…

Health care, trade on the agenda as Canada’s premiers set to meet in Saskatchewan

July 10 2019 9:07am Canada’s premiers are set to meet in Saskatchewan on Wednesday, with multiple topics including health care and reducing trade barriers are expected to be on the books for discussions. Kyle Benning reports. ‘ }); } else…

Lawsuit filed against the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

It was only a matter of time. Lawyers from Ecojustice have launched a legal challenge against the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Ecojustice filed the suit Monday morning on behalf of environmental groups Raincoast Conservation Foundation…

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] !=…

B.C. to argue for injunction on Alberta’s turn off the taps law in Calgary court

British Columbia’s request for an injunction against Alberta’s so-called turn-off-the-taps law is to be heard in a Calgary courtroom today. The legislation allows Alberta to crimp energy shipments to B.C. if it stands in the way of a major pipeline…

Western premiers emerge from annual meeting in Edmonton with smiles despite pipeline disputes

There were smiles, handshakes and even a joke or two as Canada’s western premiers emerged from their day-long meeting in Edmonton Thursday. There has been friction between the leaders of late over British Columbia’s opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline…