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Re-Imagining Canada’s Energy Future: Partnerships And Collaboration With Indigenous Peoples

Canadians need to understand the profound transformations underway in the energy sector and the emergence of Indigenous peoples, governments and businesses as major players in the oil and gas economy. While important issues remain unresolved, the prospect of Indigenous ownership in pipelines, major equity investments in supply chain infrastructure, and ongoing Indigenous engagement in policy […]

by pnationtalk on September 12, 201925 Views

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Qulliq Energy Corp.: Planned Power Outage in Cambridge Bay

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the residents of Cambridge Bay that there will be a planned power outage in a section of the community on Thursday, September 12 from 8:00 a.m. to noon. The affected area is highlighted in yellow on the map below. This outage is required to install a power […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201917 Views

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Promise made, promise kept on the Alberta Energy Regulator

Alberta is fulfilling its promise to review its energy regulator to ensure the province’s resources are being developed efficiently and in an environmentally responsible manner. Government is seeking advice and input from stakeholders and the public on ways to improve the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), while maintaining stringent environmental standards and respecting the rights of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2019120 Views

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Yukoners to benefit from efficient and reliable green energy

September 05, 2019 A thriving economy needs strategic investments in green infrastructure to improve the lives of citizens while limiting impacts on the local environment. Investing in innovative green infrastructure also helps create jobs and improve the quality of life of Northerners. Member of Parliament for Yukon Larry Bagnell; Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Yukon […]

by pnationtalk on September 6, 201928 Views

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Yukon Energy gets funding to build battery storage, upgrade transmission line

Battery will allow Yukon Energy to save renewable power for periods of high demand Sep 05, 2019 Yukon Energy will spend nearly $60 million to build a new battery storage facility in Whitehorse and replace a dilapidated 31-kilometre stretch of the Stewart-Keno transmission line. The projects, announced Thursday, include $39.2 million in funding from Ottawa, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201935 Views

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Government of Canada, Province of British Columbia, and New Relationship Trust highlight renewed support for Indigenous clean energy projects across the province

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Funding will help more Indigenous communities drive economic growth through clean energy projects August 30, 2019 – Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Traditional Traditional Territory / North Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Clean energy from renewable resources creates jobs and protects the natural environment in communities throughout BC. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 201926 Views

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Pabineau First Nation wind project to provide clean, green energy for New Brunswick homes

August, 29, 2019 — Pabineau First Nation, unceded traditional Mi’gmaq Territory, New Brunswick — Indigenous Services Canada Investing in projects that promote clean energy solutions is key to creating a strong low-carbon economy and sustainable future for generations to come. Pabineau First Nation, in partnership with Natural Forces, is developing and constructing a single turbine […]

by pnationtalk on August 30, 201927 Views

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Homes in Mi’kmaw communities across Nova Scotia to benefit from energy-efficient upgrades

Gold River, Nova Scotia August 29, 2019—Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience to climate change. It also helps safeguard public health, protect the environment and create a clean-growth economy. Today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development; Hugh MacKay, Member of Legislative Assembly for Chester–St. Margaret’s […]

by pnationtalk on August 30, 201927 Views

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Bill C-69 proclamation: Ministers Savage and Schweitzer

Energy Minister Sonya Savage and Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer issued the following statement about the proclamation of Bill C-69, the ‘No More Pipelines Act’: “This is a dark day for Alberta and Canada as a whole. “As we have said loudly and repeatedly, this act is an unconstitutional attack on Alberta and our vital economic […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 201930 Views

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Scheduled Power Outage in Rankin Inlet

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the community of Rankin Inlet that there will be a scheduled power outage in a portion of the community on Thursday, August 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The affected area is highlighted in yellow on the map below. This power outage is required to replace […]

by pnationtalk on August 28, 201935 Views

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Planned Power Outage in Hall Beach

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the residents of Hall Beach that there will be a planned community-wide power outage on Tuesday, August 27 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:45 a.m. This outage is required to perform repairs and maintenance to the generation system to improve reliability. QEC would like to thank the residents […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201935 Views

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Government of Canada Establishes Canadian Centre for Energy Information

From: Natural Resources Canada August 26, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario Natural Resources Canada The Government of Canada is developing a modern and independent energy information system. Consolidated energy data contributes to better decision making by governments and industry, supporting higher quality research in the process. The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201932 Views

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Canada Supports Clean, Renewable Energy Technologies in British Columbia

From: Natural Resources Canada August 23, 2019 Fort Nelson, British Columbia Natural Resources Canada The best solutions for bringing clean energy to rural and remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. That is why Canada is investing in these communities to build local skills and knowledge to reduce their use of fossil […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201937 Views

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Wally Schumann: Update on Taltson Hydro and Other Energy Initiatives

Ministers’ Statements and Speeches Mr. Speaker, at the beginning of the 18th Legislative Assembly, our government committed to explore options for renewable and alternative energy sources and to improve our energy conservation efforts. The 2030 Energy Strategy was released in 2018 to provide a long-term vision for energy use and supply in the Northwest Territories […]

by aanationtalk on August 23, 201937 Views

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The National Energy Board (NEB) 2018-19 Annual Report to Parliament has been tabled in Parliament

Message from the Chair and CEO The National Energy Board (NEB) is Canada’s federal energy regulator. We regulate pipelines, energy development and trade on behalf of Canadians in a way that protects the public and the environment while supporting efficient markets. People count on us to keep them safe, to protect their communities and lands, […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 201946 Views

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Eden Valley Reserve celebrates new era of solar power – CBC

Alberta First Nation just unveiled its 1st ever solar project Aug 21, 2019 A First Nation west of Longview, Alta., is celebrating the completion of the first solar power project in its history. The new solar system on the Eden Valley Reserve received a special ceremonial blessing Tuesday, along with a community celebration and BBQ. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201964 Views

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Kugluktuk residents to benefit from a cleaner, more energy efficient power plant

Iqaluit, Nunavut, August 19, 2019— Investing in local green infrastructure projects that support energy security, help the economy grow and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the North. Today the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development; Bruno Pereira, President and CEO of the Qulliq Energy Corporation; and his […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 201920 Views

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Solar Project Brings Renewable Energy to the Community of Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek – Gull Bay First Nation

August 19, 2019                 Gull Bay, Ontario                   Natural Resources Canada The best solutions for combating climate change in rural and remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. That is why Canada is investing in these communities and enabling […]

by pnationtalk on August 19, 201940 Views

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Qulliq Energy Corporation Announces Board Changes

IQALUIT, Nunavut (August 15, 2019) – Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) announced today that Cabinet has approved the appointments of Andrew Nakashuk, Keith Peterson, and Martha Lenio to the corporation’s Board of Directors. Additionally, Cabinet has approved the appointments of Simeonie Akpalialuk as chairperson and Keith Peterson as vice-chairperson of the board. The chairperson and vice-chairperson […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 201927 Views

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Kugluktuk residents to benefit from a cleaner, more energy efficient power plant

From: Infrastructure Canada Iqaluit, Nunavut, August 19, 2019— Investing in local green infrastructure projects that support energy security, help the economy grow and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the North. Today the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development; Bruno Pereira, President and CEO of Qulliq Energy Corporation; […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 201935 Views

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OPG: Community Micro Grid Project Now Online

First of a kind in Canada – will help reduce First Nation’s reliance on diesel Gull Bay – Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (KZA) / Gull Bay First Nation (GBFN) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) have co-developed a community micro grid that uses solar, battery storage and automated control technology to help reduce diesel use at KZA […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2019124 Views

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Government of Canada supports Economic Development for Tŝilhqot’in National Government

From: Indigenous Services Canada August 16, 2019 — Yuneŝit’in, BC — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to support community-driven economic development projects that will help build healthier, more sustainable communities. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced funding of $1.7 million to support […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201957 Views

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Canada Increasing Indigenous Participation in Energy Infrastructure Projects

August 14, 2019          Ottawa, Ontario                         Natural Resources Canada Indigenous communities have the innovation and drive to build a cleaner more resilient energy sector. That is why Canada is investing to increase Indigenous economic participation in energy infrastructure projects. Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, today announced up […]

by pnationtalk on August 14, 201964 Views

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Ottawa adds to Alberta funding for huge off-grid solar farm in Fort Chipewyan – JWN

Aug. 9, 2019 The remote community of Fort Chipewyan, Alberta will have soon have a solar project to fuel an estimated 25 percent of its energy use, as a result of federal and provincial funding. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi announced on Thursday that the Government of Canada is adding $4.5 million to fund the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201952 Views

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Pembina Institute: Clean Future Forum

August 05, 2019 The stated objective of British Columbia’s CleanBC plan is to shift B.C. from an economy powered by oil and gas to one increasingly powered by clean energy. To discuss the expected implications of this commitment for B.C.’s energy system, the Clean Future Forumbrought together a diverse group of thought leaders on B.C.’s clean […]

by pnationtalk on August 8, 201938 Views

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John Wesley Beaver Award Winners – OPG salutes the 2019 recipients

Toronto – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is proud to announce Taylor Day and Anton Esquega as the recipients of the 2019 John Wesley Beaver (JWB) Memorial Awards. Given annually to one male and one female Indigenous student, the John Wesley Beaver awards recognize and support talented individuals, each with a history of community involvement, academic […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201958 Views

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Pattern Energy Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

– Declares dividend of $0.4220 per Class A common share for third quarter 2019 – SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2019  — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Pattern Energy”) (NASDAQ & TSX: PEGI) today announced its financial results for the 2019 second quarter. Highlights Proportional gigawatt hours (“GWh”) sold of 2,114 GWh Net loss of $30 million Cash available […]

by pnationtalk on August 6, 201931 Views

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Clean energy program participants return to the North – Nunatsiaq News

29 July, 2019 Three-month intensive program aims to encourage renewables in Indigenous communities The water treatment plant in Taloyoak, Nunavut, already has a six-solar-panel system, keeping it off diesel for the summer months. Around Kuujjuaq, Quebec, meanwhile, wind and solar-powered GPS locators aid hunters and trappers out on the land. These are two examples of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 201944 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Agriculture and Agri-Food Economic Account, 2015 The agriculture and agri-food manufacturing sector contributed $49.0 billion to Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015, accounting for 2.6% of total GDP. Agriculture industries contributed $25.1 billion or 51% of GDP in the sector, while agri-food manufacturing industries contributed $23.9 billion or 49%. Continue reading  Study: Early learning […]

by pnationtalk on July 30, 201927 Views

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Tahltan Nation makes Largest Clean Energy Investment by a First Nation in BC History

July 29, 2019 Vancouver, BC ​– The Tahltan Nation – located in Northwest British Columbia and comprising the communities of Iskut, Dease Lake and Telegraph Creek – has made the largest clean energy investment by a First Nation in British Columbia’s history, and one of the largest clean energy investments by a First Nation in […]

by pnationtalk on July 30, 201945 Views

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James Smith Cree Nation enters into partnership to create hydro-electric power plant – CBC

James Smith, AECOM, Tesla Energy Institute entered into partnership Jul 28, 2019 The James Smith Cree Nation has entered into a partnership with AECOM and Tesla Energy Institute to bring a hydro-electric power plant to Saskatchewan’s east-central region. The three new partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday. The project, dubbed the Pehonan Hydro-electric […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 201961 Views

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Clean Technologies Helping Northern Communities Build a Clean Energy Future

July 23, 2019       Yellowknife, Northwest Territories                  Natural Resources Canada Canada’s North has a wealth of untapped resources, which can help drive economic prosperity while protecting our environment. Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the […]

by pnationtalk on July 24, 201954 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power Celebrates Formal Agreement Signing – NNL

July 23, 2019 THUNDER BAY – Wataynikaneyap Power LP (“Wataynikaneyap Power”) and the Government of Canada celebrated the signing of agreements that formalized support for the Northern Ontario Grid Connection Project (“the Project”). The signing secures the terms of Canada’s support of $1.6 billion for the Project which was formally announced in March 2018. Margaret […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201981 Views

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Media advisory: MP McLeod to announce Clean Energy Investments in Canada’s North

OTTAWA — Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, Michael McLeod, on behalf of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, will announce clean energy investments for Canada’s North. A media availability will follow. Date:                Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Time:                3 p.m. MDT Location:        Greenstone Building Atrium 101 50th Avenue […]

by pnationtalk on July 23, 201933 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power, federal government sign funding agreement – CBC

Construction on first phase expected to begin this fall Jul 23, 2019 The federal government has formally thrown its support behind a major power transmission project that aims to connect 17 remote First Nation communities to Ontario’s power grid. The government on Monday announced Monday it had signed an agreement with Wataynikaneyap Power, which would […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201945 Views

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How bundling power can help remote Arctic communities transition to clean energy – Nunatsiaq News

22 July, 2019 The predominantly Inuit town of Kugaaruk, Nunavut in Canada’s far North pays more than a dollar per kWh for electricity — nearly ten times the cost of power in southern Canada. Like many of its remote neighbors in the Arctic, Kugaaruk’s steep power prices come from its need to import diesel. Given […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201963 Views

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Agreements to formalize support for the Northern Ontario Grid Connection Project have been finalized

July 22, 2019 — Thunder Bay, Robinson-Superior Treaty, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to working in partnership with First Nations and the Government of Ontario to build critical community infrastructure and invest in clean and reliable energy. The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, joined Margaret Kenequanash, CEO […]

by pnationtalk on July 22, 201947 Views

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NEB announces next steps for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Decision outlines how regulatory processes will resume July 19, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The NEB has decided how regulatory processes for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (Project) will continue, including detailed route and condition compliance processes. NEB decisions and orders issued prior to the Federal Court of Appeal decision will remain valid, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201958 Views

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USask-led northern energy planning project awarded $2.5 million by SSHRC

Imagine that your family lives on less than $1,600 a month and the power bill takes up half that money. BY USASK RESEARCH PROFILE AND IMPACT Jul 17, 2019 Or think about a snowstorm hundreds of kilometres away knocking out your power for a couple of days at 40 below, with two-thirds of the homes […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 201951 Views

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Mildred Lake Extension Project and Mildred Lake Tailings Management Plan

2019 ABAER 006 Syncrude Canada Ltd. Mildred Lake Extension Project and Mildred Lake Tailings Management Plan Applications 1820856, 034-00000026, 001-00363203, 005-00263298, MSL170423, MSL170430, MSL352; and Tailings Management Plan Decision [1] The panel finds the Syncrude Ltd. Mildred Lake Extension project is in the public interest. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) therefore approves, subject to conditions made […]

by aanationtalk on July 17, 201991 Views

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Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency for First Nations Homes

July 16, 2019                      Cranbrook, British Columbia                   Natural Resources Canada Energy efficiency in buildings lowers costs, creates jobs and helps the environment. Promoting energy-efficient practices is key to Canada’s approach to a clean energy economy. The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced an investment of […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201956 Views

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National Energy Board approves the Enbridge Line 5 St. Clair River Replacement Project

July 12, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board Today, the National Energy Board (NEB) approved the Enbridge Line 5 St. Clair River Replacement Project to decommission and replace 0.5 km of pipe beneath the St. Clair River in Sarnia, Ontario, subject to 11 conditions. The Board determined that this project is in the public […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 201956 Views

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Will renewable power help decarbonize NL? – The Telegram

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A call from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for expressions of interest for “renewable energy solutions” for a collection of the province’s isolated, diesel-powered electrical systems — communities all around the province — closed on Monday. The call was issued by the Liberal government in April. At close, there were […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201969 Views

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Update on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

July 10, 2019 As directed by Governor in Council (GIC), the NEB has issued a Certificate and Amended Certificates to Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain). The issuance of Certificates does not automatically reinstate previous NEB decisions or orders required for Trans Mountain to begin or resume construction. On June 21, the NEB issued, for public comment, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201942 Views

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NEB seeks comments on proposed changes to its Filing Guidance

Changes stem from the new Canadian Energy Regulator Act July 9, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) is seeking comments from Indigenous peoples and stakeholders on changes to the NEB’s filing guidance for companies. These changes are related to the implementation of Bill C-69, which includes the new Canadian […]

by pnationtalk on July 10, 201934 Views

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Community energy big renewable opportunity for rural Canada – Folio

U of A project could inspire municipalities, landowners and Indigenous communities. Rural Canadian communities aren’t usually at the centre of conversations about renewable energy, but a University of Alberta environmental sociologist is hoping to help change that. John Parkins is examining how energy transitions have the potential to help rural communities struggling with shrinking populations, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 201990 Views

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Winners selected in CleanBC Better Buildings competition

July 4, 2019 VANCOUVER – Eleven building projects have been selected as winners in a juried competition to support the design and construction of energy-efficient buildings. “By using more clean energy and using it more efficiently in our buildings, we’re taking action to improve air quality and reduce energy costs for British Columbians,” said Michelle […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201988 Views

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Ottawa pumps $275 million in LNG Canada infrastructure – JWN

June 26, 2019 Ottawa will spend $220 million to help fund energy efficient gas turbines for the LNG Canada project. The federal government announced the funding on Monday, along with another $55 million to replace the Haisla Bridge in Kitimat. The turbines will cut both greenhouse gas emissions and fuel use, while the new bridge […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2019111 Views

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AER: Invitation for Feedback on Draft Requirements for Public Involvement

Jun 25, 2019 We are seeking public feedback on a draftdirective setting out industry requirements for engaging and informing members of the public on energy resource developments throughout the life cycle of a project (Draft Directive XXX: Public Involvement). When finalized,this directive will replace the existing participant involvement requirements identified in section 3 of Directive 056: […]

by pnationtalk on June 25, 201985 Views

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NEB issues Emergency Management Audit Addendum directing Trans Mountain to improve fire preparedness

June 24, 2019 On December 22, 2017, the NEB published its Final Audit Report of Trans Mountain’s Emergency Management (EM) program. In its report, the NEB indicated that the original audit plan included specific activities to assess Trans Mountain’s response preparation for fires at the Westridge, Burnaby and Edmonton Terminals. At the time of the report’s release […]

by pnationtalk on June 25, 201972 Views

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