When environmentalists and politicians feud the Canadian economy takes an enormous hit

By now, everybody knows how the pipeline wars in Canada erupt. First, some ambitious pipeline company proposes transporting oil, gas or biofuels across provincial or international borders using pipelines and then the... Read more »

Singh slams Liberal policies at NDP’s national convention

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jaunted around India and Progressive Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer faced some serious media criticisms, the attention shifted to lesser-known and recently-crowned New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh... Read more »

Political manoeuvres over pipeline in B.C., payback or coincidence?

VICTORIA — Political hurdles in the form of delays, bans and tolls have been raised in British Columbia in the weeks since the province served notice that it would temporarily ban expanded... Read more »

Canada will do what it must to prevent B.C. from stopping pipeline, says Carr

OTTAWA — Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says the government will not entertain any attempts by British Columbia to stall or stop the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. “If that is... Read more »

Alberta Premier Notley unveils high-profile task force to counter B.C. ‘attack’

CALGARY — Premier Rachel Notley has unveiled a task force she says will defend Alberta jobs from B.C.’s “unconstitutional attack” on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, but she wouldn’t give details on... Read more »

Former NDP MP apologizes if his ‘touchy’ behaviour offended anyone

HALIFAX — Former New Democrat MP Peter Stoffer is apologizing for any offensive behaviour, a day after allegations of inappropriate touching and kissing were levelled against him by women during his time... Read more »

Pipeline battle desperately needs a referee

It’s almost like a hockey game, football game or other sporting event between two sides. Only in this game, the referee is missing in action. And this pipeline dispute between British Columbia... Read more »

NDP Leader Singh ‘deeply disturbed’ by harassment allegations against former MP

OTTAWA — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he’s “deeply disturbed” by allegations of inappropriate behaviour levied against longtime former New Democrat MP Peter Stoffer. Singh promised In a tweet Thursday evening... Read more »

Ex-staffer says former Manitoba cabinet minister groped her, tried tickling her

WINNIPEG — Another former Manitoba government employee says she was groped and sexually harassed by a longtime NDP cabinet minister. Shannon Van Raes told The Canadian Press she worked with Stan Struthers... Read more »

Rachel Notley has no change at winning another term if Kinder Morgan gets more delays

This is Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s last shot before she’s faced with a embarrassing loss in the 2019 provincial election. The pipeline fight between Alberta and BC is out of hand, both... Read more »