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Gulf of St. Lawrence oil projects topic of discussion for 2014

Ashley Fitzpatrick, The Telegram (St. John's, NL), December 28, 2013

From Old Harry to offshore Port au Port, western Newfoundland centre of talk

Inside the oil-shipping free-for-all that brought disaster to Lac-Mégantic

Grant Robertson & Jacquie McNish, Globe and Mail, Dec 2 2013

An investigation into the disaster and its causes.

The deadly secret behind the Lac-Mégantic inferno

Jacquie McNish & Grant Robertson, Globe and Mail, Dec 3 2013

The deadly secret behind the Lac-Mégantic inferno


An investigation into the disaster and its causes.

Quebec, B.C. take steps to bridge Canada's energy divide

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.

Quebec town rocked by explosions, fire after derailment

CBC News, July 6 2013

Train derailment in Lac-Mégantic forces 1,000 from homes as several reported missing

Lac-Megantic, Quebec: Train carrying crude oil derails, explodes

Canadian Press, Montreal Gazette, July 6 2013

MONTREAL - By mid-morning Saturday, 10 hours after a train derailment set off a series of explosions, firefighters still could not get near the centre of the fire raging in the downtown area of historic Lac Mégantic, authorities told media.

Quebec to be awash in surplus electricity

By Lynn Moore, Montreal Gazette, Postmedia News, November 13, 2011

MONTREAL — Quebec will have a bumper crop of surplus electricity over the next decade, according to a revised supply forecast by Hydro-Quebec.

Pipeline plan back on tap: opponents

By MICHELLE LALONDE, The Gazette, August 26, 2011

Enbridge seeks transit to Maine

Enbridge Pipelines Inc. is quietly trying to make an end run around a proper assessment of its controversial Trailbreaker project to pipe tarsands oil across Canada to Montreal and then on to the United States, according to three Canadian and two U.S. environmental groups.

Quebec drives a wedge into national energy plan

Nathan VanderKlippe, Globe and Mail, Jul. 21, 2011

Just days after energy ministers met in Alberta to lay the foundations for a national energy strategy, an accord is already running into roadblocks.

Quebec is pledging its opposition to a national plan, while Ontario and Alberta openly bicker about endorsing the oil sands as a sustainable supplier of energy.

Exploration for natural gas causes consternation in Quebec

Les Perreaux, Globe and Mail, August 30, 2010

In most places west of Manitoba, the arrival of yet another oil or gas drilling rig is cause for little notice or concern. In Quebec, a half dozen gas wells and the potential of hundreds more may be about to set off a new kind of identity crisis.

Quebec seeking offshore deal

By JONATHAN MONTPETIT, Halifax Chronicle Herald, July 30, 2010

MONTREAL — Negotiations have been launched between the federal government and Quebec in an attempt to strike an offshore drilling deal similar to those that have enriched Atlantic provinces.

Hydro-Québec’s lofty goals dealt a setback

Bertrand Marotte, Globe and Mail, Mar. 24, 2010

Death of New Brunswick Power deal hurts plans to expand exports to U.S.
and Eastern Canada

Hydro-Québec and the hard sell

LYNN MOORE, Montreal Gazette, February 27, 2010

Premier Charest wants Washington and state authorities to recognize Hydro-Québec power as 'renewable' energy in various pieces of legislation

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