Optimism and anger as Albertans react to pipelines

  Industry in Alberta was quick to celebrate the federal government's approval of the Trans Mountain and Line 3 pipelines on Tuesday, but opponents vow to┬ádelay or kill the projects by any means possible. "I think that Canada's reputation as a place that can move projects forward took a step forward today," said Tim McMillan, … Continue reading Optimism and anger as Albertans react to pipelines

Oil and government

When Gil McGowan, president of the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL), walked into a conference room in Kananaskis to observe the meeting of energy ministers from across Canada in July, he expected to find a seat in the section reserved for environmental groups, or concerned citizens groups. There was no such section. Looking around the … Continue reading Oil and government