Jul 16, 2018

Price environmental risks like carbon: Ecofiscal Commission

When it comes to responding to industrial environmental accidents like train derailments and oil spills, there is a tendency within government to respond with tougher and potentially overly prescriptive regulations.


Jun 22, 2018

Discussion paper provides a first look at revitalized environmental assessment in BC

by Mark Sabourin... A new environmental assessment process in British Columbia (B.C.) will ensure a far greater role for First Nations in project approval, open up new avenues for public participation and promise a clear and predictable process for project proponents.


Jun 20, 2018

BC Hydro awards Site C transmission line contract

Allteck Line Contractors has been awarded a $113-million contract to build the Site C transmission line, BC Hydro announced Wednesday.


Jun 14, 2018

Husky planning new Saskatchewan oil pipeline to replace one that leaked in 2016

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Husky Energy held an open house Wednesday in Prince Albert to discuss a proposal to build new pipelines to replace a line that leaked in 2016, causing an oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River.


Jun 12, 2018

Solar surpasses gas and wind as biggest source of new U.S. power

Despite tariffs that President Trump imposed on imported panels, the U.S. installed more solar energy than any other source of electricity in the first quarter.