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PM Trudeau: Oil majors leaving oilsands acting in own interest

PM Trudeau: Oil majors leaving oilsands acting in own interest

Shell, Marathon Oil sell off oilsands earlier in the week On Friday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dismissed the recent decision by some¬†major oil companies who have decided to sell assets in Alberta oilsands, saying the companies are acting in their own interest. “Businesses will make the decisions they make,” Trudeau said. This week, Shell […]

By March 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Trump to meet Prime Minister Trudeau on Monday for talks on trade

Trump to meet Prime Minister Trudeau on Monday for talks on trade

Trump says NAFTA disastrous for American workers By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will hold his first talks with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday amid tensions over whether the administration plans protectionist measures that could cripple Canada’s economy. The two leaders also have differing views about immigration […]

By February 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Canada is not the main target in US trade focus -Trump adviser

Canada is not the main target in US trade focus -Trump adviser

Canada¬†“well-positioned” for any US trade discussions By David Ljunggren CALGARY, Alberta, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Canada is not the main target of U.S. President Donald Trump’s push to renegotiate the NAFTA trade accord and is unlikely to be hit hard by any changes to the deal, the head of a business advisory council to Trump […]

By January 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Trudeau said Trump ‘very supportive’ of Keystone XL pipeline

Trudeau said Trump ‘very supportive’ of Keystone XL pipeline

Keystone XL pipeline denied by President Obama By Nia Williams and Ethan Lou CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump was “very supportive” of TransCanada Corp’s proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline in their first conversation after the U.S. election. The 830,000-barrel-per-day Keystone […]

By December 21, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
Canada pipeline opponents ready to take on Trans Mountain expansion, Ottawa

Canada pipeline opponents ready to take on Trans Mountain expansion, Ottawa

Trans Mountain expansion would triple pipeline’s capacity By Nia Williams VANCOUVER, Nov 28 (Reuters) – If Canada approves Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the company’s four-year campaign for the project will be far from over. Next up is a battle against hardening opposition amongst some communities along its planned route. The C$6.8 billion ($5.04 […]

By November 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Canadian fuel rules aims at 30-megatonne emissions cut by 2030

Canadian fuel rules aims at 30-megatonne emissions cut by 2030

Canadian fuel rules not specific changes to fuels, but focus on reducing emissions TORONTO, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Canada will require reduced carbon footprints for all fuels so that the country can achieve a 30-megatonne cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, the country’s environment department said on Friday. The government will not mandate specific […]

By November 25, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Enbridge pipelines decision to be announced next week

Enbridge pipelines decision to be announced next week

Enbridge pipelines would ease oil sands bottlenecks By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, Nov 24 (Reuters) – The Canadian government will announce its decision on two major Enbridge Inc pipeline projects on Tuesday, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Energy industry officials and environmental groups expect Ottawa to veto the proposed Northern Gateway line […]

By November 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Canada will only respond to concrete Trump trade policies: Trudeau

Canada will only respond to concrete Trump trade policies: Trudeau

Trump campaigned on tearing up NAFTA By Sarah Marsh and Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday Canada would respond to concrete policy proposals that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump puts forward regarding renegotiating their trade rather than to theoretical ones. Trudeau has come under fire from the Canadian opposition […]

By November 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Anti pipeline protestor tosses pumpkin seeds at Trudeau

Anti pipeline protestor tosses pumpkin seeds at Trudeau

Anti pipeline protestor fighting against Enbridge expansion OTTAWA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is usually greeted by cheering crowds when he goes out in public but received a less pleasant welcome in Hamilton on Friday – a handful of pumpkin seeds thrown by an anti pipeline protestor. The Canadian Broadcasting Corp said […]

By October 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Trudeau sets Canadian carbon tax to be met by 2018

Trudeau sets Canadian carbon tax to be met by 2018

“Alberta will not be supporting this proposal”: Premier Rachel Notley TORONTO/OTTAWA, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Canada will have a minimum price on carbon emissions by 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday, with provinces given the option between implementing a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade market by then. Under the national plan, which was […]

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