Canada vs. USA Tariffs – More than national pride is at stake

How Tariffs and trade decisions will hurt Canadian households CALGARY, June 28, 2018  –  Back in May, U.S. President Donald Trump announced tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum along with a series of global tariffs… They took effect on June 1, the Canadian federal government retaliated with tariffs of its own… on goods imported from the U.S., set to take effect July 1 – Happy Canada Day! Canada’s tariff impact list (can be found here) includes not only

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Part I & II – Canada can lead Renewable Energy Industry AND make Pipeline progress

Part I – Solar Canada event happening in Calgary in June. CALGARY, May 24, 2018  – Solar Canada is Canada’s largest and most important solar energy conference and tradeshow. This year, the event will be taking place for the first time in Western Canada, on June 20-21 at the BMO Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Solar Canada is the Canadian Solar Industries Association’s (CanSIA) annual national conference and exhibition, welcoming an estimated 2,200 attendees and more than 80 exhibitors. In a statement today — CanSIA released the following statement: As

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Bad news for BC Kinder Morgan Protests as Government of Canada set to intervene.

The federal government says it will intervene in the B.C. provincial government’s Trans Mountain pipeline court reference action that will decide whether the province can restrict any increase in the amount of diluted bitumen that moves across its border. “We are confident in Parliament’s jurisdiction and will intervene on the question in order to defend our clear jurisdiction over interprovincial pipelines,” Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said in a statement. B.C. Premier John Horgan announced last month that his province’s

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Prime Minister Trudeau to interrupt foreign trip – sort of – to deal with Trans Mountain fallout

Trudeau to interrupt foreign trip to meet with Notley, Horgan on pipeline impasse PM will return to Ottawa from Peru on Sunday to meet with premiers of Alberta, B.C. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will interrupt his nine-day foreign trip to return to Ottawa to meet with B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to try to end the stalemate over the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Update – I’ll be coming

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Protesting Canadian Oil and Gas Production Isn’t Protecting The Environment – It’s Helping Global Billionaires

Canadians have the freedom to protest and disagree. A RIGHT that is not shared equally around the globe. For that I am truly thankful for being Canadian. I have also learned lately that not all protests are created equal – meaning some protests, like my protest against bed-time as a toddler, were valid, sure, but probably not that enlightened. Which leads me to the Kinder Morgan pipeline protests. At least 750 people were expected to

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