Canada

Canada energy companies, police scramble to protect pipelines – Reuters – 15/10/2016

Canadian energy companies and officials share intelligence, scour social media and send up surveillance drones but even so they say preventing a disruption to the country's vast pipeline network is near impossible and each side wants the other to do more. This week, five oil pipelines carrying Canadian crude were halted in the United States [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Canada plans CA$50/ton carbon tax by 2022 to meet climate goals – Utility Dive – 04/10/2016

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced yesterday that the national government would impose a price of $10 in Canadian dollars ($7.60US) per ton of carbon emissions in 2018, rising to CA$50/ton in 2022. At the time of this article, Canadian dollars traded $0.76 per U.S. dollar.

Source:  Utility Dive, 2016/10/04

By |October 6th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Canada approves $36 bln LNG gas pipeline project – France 24 – 28/09/2016

Canada approved a Can$36 billion ($27 billion US) project by Malaysia's Petronas to build a gas pipeline along its Pacific Northwest coast, one of the biggest infrastructure projects in the country's history.

Source:  France 24, 2016/09/28

By |September 29th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Climate deal caps North American leaders’ summit

The leaders of Canada, the United States and Mexico ended a quick one-day summit celebrating a new continental climate deal and pushing for international co-operation in the face of an isolationist streak in Western politics. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, U.S. President Barack Obama, and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced a new climate and clean [...]

By |July 5th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Here come the Three Amigos

If in Europe, the temptation is great to focus on the Brexit and its consequences, life goes on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña are about to meet at the “Three Amigos” of 2016 in Ottawa, a summit gathering the American, Canadian and Mexican heads of state [...]

By |June 28th, 2016|Categories: Analyst's Insight|Tags: , , , , , , |

Canada: National Energy Board launches review of Energy East pipeline that will be ’unlike any other in the NEB’s history’

Canada’s National Energy Board began its review of TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Energy East oil pipeline, widening the number of participants who are able to comment on the project.

Source:  Financial Post, 2016/06/16

By |June 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Our latest monthly scoreboard, a proof that we were right?

Self-congratulation is not the best way to move on and keep progressing. However, checking the track record is a good sanity check that could allow us to make adjustments if needed. As every month, we went through the revision of a third of our coverage to assess the news flow and its impact on our [...]

By |June 9th, 2016|Categories: Analyst's Insight|Tags: , , , , |

Financial sector and energy: is Canada dry?

Canada is one of our favorite countries. A continent-wide territory, full of natural resources, a very low population density (4 inhabitants per square kilometer!) but highly educated and with a good technological know-how. Yes… We love Canada. We even love it more since the Canadian people elected Justin Trudeau as a Prime Minister during the [...]

By |May 31st, 2016|Categories: Analyst's Insight|Tags: , , , |

Canada – Climate change scientists ask federal government to reject B.C. LNG project

Dozens of international climate scientists are calling on the Canadian government to reject a proposed liquefied natural gas project in northwestern British Columbia, saying it would have dire environmental effects.

Source:  CityNews, 2016/05/30

By |May 31st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Canada’s most populous province passes climate change law

Carbon trading and a green investment fund underpin Ontario plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80% from 1990 levels by 2050

Source:  Climate Home, 2016/05/19

By |May 24th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |