Laura Payton, CBC News, Jun 17, 2014
Justin Trudeau, Tom Mulcair both pledge to reverse decision if they form government in 2015
The federal government has agreed to let Enbridge build its Northern Gateway pipeline, subject to 209 conditions recommended by the National Energy Board and further talks with aboriginal communities.
Enbridge wants to build the pipeline from Bruderheim, Alta., to Kitimat, B.C.
Phuong Le, Associated Press, Chron.com, December 27, 2013
SEATTLE (AP) — The number of oil tankers in Washington state waters could increase almost sevenfold under a proposal by a Canadian pipeline company to expand the amount of crude oil it sends to the Pacific Coast.
Roger Annis, Vancouver Observer, 30 Sep 2013
Following a visit by federal ministers to British Columbia last week to win over oil pipeline opponents, VO takes a look at what happened and what's to come. The pressure to expand oil-by-rail is relentless. Meanwhile, the oil train derailments are accumulating. And a recent editorial by Postmedia suggested that proposals to ship oil by truck on Canada's highways will be next.
Shawn McCarthy, Kelly Cryderman & Adrian Morrow, The Globe and Mail, Jul. 26 2013
Quebec Premier Pauline Marois gave a political boost to TransCanada Corp.’s proposed west-to-east oil pipeline, saying she remains open to the project despite heightened concerns about the transport of crude through her province in the aftermath of the Lac-Mégantic disaster.
Margaret Kriz Hobson, E&E EnergyWire, June 24 2013
Frustration builds in Alaska over pipeline as Exxon touts plans
Andrew Nikiforuk, TheTyee.ca, Feb 23 2013
Conserving key to energy independence concludes geologist David Hughes.
By Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun, February 7, 2013
But Alberta reluctant to ask for intervention, fearing it could backfire
Alberta desperately wants a pipeline built across a reluctant B.C., but not badly enough to court Ottawa's constitutional intervention.
Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun, August 14, 2012
Christy Clark and Adrian Dix both are talking tough on the subject of dashing the Northern Gateway oil pipeline, notably, without saying how they'd do it.
This, when the how of the matter surely is every bit as relevant as the what.
By Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press, July 26 2012
VANCOUVER - Calgary-based Enbridge (TSX:ENB) has offered improvements to its Northern Gateway pipeline to boost safety beyond "state-of-the-art," but British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is looking at a standard much further afield.
Jane Taber, Globe and Mail, Jul. 27 2012
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark will not sign on to a national energy strategy if her conditions are not met for the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline.
The premier walked out of the Friday morning meeting after a discussion about the strategy at the summer summit of her fellow premiers.
Graham Thomson, Vancouver Sun, June 13, 2012
Plains Midstream accident comes as Northern Gateway makes its way through review process
When Alberta Premier Alison Redford showed up at the site of the Red Deer River oil spill on Friday, she didn't bring a bucket and mop. She didn't help deploy a boom and she didn't go looking for any oil-soaked animals to rescue.
In terms of being helpful, Redford was about as useful to the cleanup efforts as the media horde that descended on the scene.
But Redford showed up and she showed up quickly.
By Stephen Hume, Vancouver Sun, April 20, 2012
Hearings assessing the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project and legislative changes planned in Ottawa compromise the province’s sovereignty and threaten its authority to defend British Columbians’ interests, warns a letter from Robyn Allan, the former president of ICBC, to Premier Christy Clark and other leading provincial politicians.
OTTAWA --- B.C. Environment Minister Terry Lake enthusiastically embraced the federal government's plan announce Tuesday to let provinces run environmental reviews of natural resource projects, but said Victoria may ask for federal money to handle that new responsibility.
By Ashley Ahearn, NWPR, April 13 2012
Canadian pipeline operators are considering expanding the line that brings oil from the Alberta Oil Sands to Western British Columbia. Environmentalists and others say that raises the potential for oil spills in Northwest waters and, it involves a different type of oil.
Dina O'Meara, Calgary Herals, April 11 2012
Questions linger about impacts of deep well injections, hydraulic fracturing by oil industry
Editorial, Vancouver Sun, February 16, 2012
Every major development project in British Columbia is subject to an environmental assessment before permits are issued allowing it to proceed. And this is as it should be.
By Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun, November 18, 2011
B.C.'s future in ambitious greenhouse-gas deal unclear
Rod Mickleburgh, Globe and Mail, Oct. 24, 2011
The Northern Gateway pipeline could be the most glittering jewel of all in Premier Christy Clark’s highly-hyped jobs plan for British Columbia.
Shubhashish Nichani, Business Standard (Mumbai), March 23, 2011
British Columbian govt keen on deal; firm needs supply for European mills
By Scott Simpson, Vancouver Sun, December 17, 2010
A new energy outlook report from the United States government appears to dampen British Columbia's hopes for an expanded energy export industry.
Nathan Cullen, Rupert Daily Online, December 7, 2010
One more marker along path to shut down Enbridge threat
British Columbia is one step closer to having a full legislated ban on supertankers off its north and central coasts after a motion introduced by MP Nathan Cullen received the support of Parliament just minutes ago.
The Star, December 7, 2010
The House of Commons has approved a motion calling for a permanent ban on oil tankers off British Columbia’s coast.
The NDP motion passed by a vote of 143-138, with all opposition parties supporting it and Conservatives opposed.
A Mayeda, Postmedia News, Vancouver Sun, December 7, 2010
OTTAWA — The opposition has stepped up its pressure on the Harper government to ban oil-tanker traffic off the B.C. coast, passing a motion in the House of Commons calling on the Conservatives to legislate a formal moratorium.
Geoff Dembicki, TheTyee, December 7, 2010
How Alberta, Ottawa and oil sands corporations are teaming to oppose climate change laws across America. First in a multi-part series.