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  1. News - World - CANADA

    Canada approves controversial pipeline to ship Alberta oil to BC

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Toronto Native and green groups vow to block project to make Alberta oil available to Asian markets Pipeline to Pacific coast approved Canada's government has approved a controversial pipeline proposal that would bring oil to its Pacific coast for shipment to China and elsewhere, a major step in the country's efforts to diversify its oil exports ...

  2. News - World - CANADA

    Growing rail transport of oil increases environmental threat in US, Canada

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Montreal More oil going by rail an environmental risk The deadly destruction visited on a Quebec town when a runaway tanker train exploded highlights the challenges of transporting oil by rail rather than pipelines. The construction of new pipelines has been unable to keep up with surging North American oil production, in part due to regulatory delays over concerns ...

  3. News - World - CANADA

    Forty still missing in deadly Canada oil train crash

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:21am

    ... Associated Press in Lac Megantic Hazardous conditions hindered firefighters’ attempts on Monday to search for some 40 people still missing after a runaway oil tanker train exploded over the weekend, killing at least five people, officials said. Meanwhile, crews worked to contain oil spilling in the Claudiere River which feeds into the St Lawrence. The Quebec government issued ...

  4. News - World - CANADA

    Power outages could last for weeks after flooding in Calgary, Canada

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... oil companies have their headquarters. Many of the firms were making plans for employees to work from home. Heavy rain was blamed for 750 barrels of synthetic oil spilling from a pipeline 70 kilometres south of the oil town of Fort McMurray, in northern Alberta, early on Saturday. Enbridge, Canada's largest pipeline company, said the cause of the spill was still being investigated ...

  5. News - World - CANADA

    Canada ‘won't take no for answer’ on US pipeline

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... rejected, saying it would carry "dirty oil" that contributed to global warming. They also worry about a spill. ... a visit to New York. The long-delayed project carrying oil from Canada's oil sands needs approval from the US State Department, and Harper's remarks are some of his strongest to date. ...

  6. News - World - CANADA

    Canadian PM Stephen Harper eyes poll with raft of populist policies

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... timelines for returning to balance in the event of an economic crisis". He said his government was planning legislation to force companies to pay to clean up oil spills, and for rail companies ...

  7. News - World - CANADA

    Alberta’s ruling Progressive Conservatives suffer new defection

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:21pm by Reuters

    ... Conservative government, which has run the oil-rich Canadian province for more than four decades, suffered another defection in the latest protest against the leadership of Premier Alison Redford. ... They follow a series of controversies related to Redford's travel and spending habits that have hurt the party in the polls. Alberta, the largest source of imported oil in the United States, ...

  8. News - World - CANADA

    Building workers in British Columbia live aboard luxury floating hotel

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:17pm by Reuters

    ... meals a day and a captain's lounge for relaxing may be a draw in a very competitive labour market. Luring skilled labour away from other thriving areas, like the Alberta oil sands ...

  9. News - World - CANADA

    Death toll from Quebec fire rises to 32

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 02:28pm by Associated Press

    ... of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, when a train carrying oil derailed and exploded. In 1969, a nursing home fire in the community of Notre-Dame-du-Lac, Quebec, claimed 54 lives. ...

  10. News - World - CANADA

    Canada fears the worst after nursing home turns into inferno

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 01:30am by AP and AFP

    ... killed in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, when a train with 72 oil tankers derailed and exploded in the small community. In 1969, a nursing home fire in the community of Notre-Dame-du-Lac, Quebec, claimed ...




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