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Canada is increasing the liability of pipeline operators for spills and giving regulators more power to enforce safety measures.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to press ahead with stalled efforts to expand trade agreements for the Americas into Asia, but made no promises to frustrated Canadian leaders about his long-anticipated decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.
Canadia Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been openly critical of President Obama for repeatedly “punting” on Keystone and interfering with a long-standing and mutually beneficial energy relationship. If Barack Obama doesn’t approve the pipeline, he says, another president will.
Canada plans to make a claim to the North Pole in an effort to assert its sovereignty in the resource-rich Arctic, the country’s foreign affairs minister said Monday.
Canada’s prime minister said Thursday he “won’t take no for an answer” if the Obama administration rejects the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Pressure is building on Canada to find ways to lower its climate pollution in a bid to smooth the way for the Obama administration approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
A Quebec town devastated when a runaway oil tanker train ignited explosions and fires braced Monday for what authorities assured would be a rising death toll as fire crews tried to reach the hardest hit areas more than two days after the disaster. Five were dead and about 40 people remained missing.
Canada’s prime minister says a controversial oil pipeline from his country to the U.S. Gulf Coast “absolutely needs to go ahead” and warns that the oil will be transported through one way or the other.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is seeking to counter opposition to TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s Keystone XL pipeline, a project crucial for boosting Canada’s economy and Harper’s plans to make the country an energy superpower to rival Saudi Arabia.