Climate, Oil & Gas, Politics

EA Review – What it all means

Today, Minister Catherine McKenna introduced Bill C-69 - An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts Key Points: The National Energy Board (NEB) is being replaced by the Canadian Energy Regulator (CER) The Canadian Environmental… Continue reading EA Review – What it all means

Climate, Energy, Oil & Gas, Politics

Media Release: Energy East is Cancelled

Media Release October 5, 2017 Diverse Groups Opposed to Energy East Celebrate Project’s Cancellation After four years of fighting to stop the proposed pipeline project, a network of environmental groups, First Nations, students, faith and local groups along the proposed route say Canadians, and people around the world, should feel relieved that TransCanada has cancelled… Continue reading Media Release: Energy East is Cancelled

Climate, Energy, Oil & Gas, Politics

Wynne Short-Sighted on Energy & Politics

Kathleen Wynne's Ontario Liberal Government just announced they'll be scrapping $3.8 billion of renewable energy projects under the Large Renewable Procurement (LRP II) program. This decision comes at a time when the Liberals are lagging in the polls and being reprimanded by the public over high hydro prices and the privatization of Hydro One. Wynne is… Continue reading Wynne Short-Sighted on Energy & Politics

Energy, Oil & Gas, Politics, Psychology

TransCanada’s “Bully Strategy”

The Energy East panel sessions are set to kick off today in Saint John, New Brunswick. Saint John is the proposed final Canadian destination for 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from Alberta's Tar Sands and the Bakken region of North Dakota. Although this seems like the beginning of the process, TransCanada has been… Continue reading TransCanada’s “Bully Strategy”

Energy, Oil & Gas, Politics

Energy East Doesn’t Want to Hear You

The National Energy Board (NEB) review of TransCanada's Energy East pipeline has kicked off. On June 16th 2016, the NEB started the regulatory clock. The NEB will now have 21 months to review project application documents, listen to Intervenors and Commentors and make a recommendation to the Minister of Natural Resources. The deadline for this… Continue reading Energy East Doesn’t Want to Hear You

Climate, Energy, Oil & Gas, Politics, Water

Venezuela – A Failing State

A failed state is a political body that has disintegrated to a point where basic conditions and responsibilities of a sovereign government no longer function properly. Likewise, when a nation weakens and its standard of living declines, it introduces the possibility of governmental collapse. Venezuela is well on its way to receiving this undesirable title.… Continue reading Venezuela – A Failing State