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Crude rally may clinch Canada top stock market status in 2016

Gold’s best run since 2010 pushed Canadian equities to the top spot among developed-market stocks this year. Fifty dollar crude will give them an opportunity to stay there. 906 more words

Trading Desk

Peter Foster: Eco radicals scoff at the law—and the law surrenders

Last week’s valve tampering on major Canadian pipelines to the U.S. represents a dangerous escalation of the war against the oilsands, and against fossil-fuelled Western society in general. 880 more words

FP Comment

COSIA leaps forward with environmental improvements despite poor economic conditions

It’s been roughly four years since Canada’s largest oilsands companies got together to solve major environmental challenges — particularly carbon emissions — amid widespread skepticism. 807 more words


Daring U.S. pipeline sabotage was originally spawned by lobster boat coal protest in 2013

CALGARY, Alberta/NEW YORK • Pipeline sabotage by environmental activists that shook the North American energy industry this week had its roots in a 2013 protest off Massachusetts, when two men in a 32-foot lobster boat blocked a 40,000-ton coal shipment to a power station. 1,017 more words


Oilpatch to proceed with caution despite OPEC production deal, not expecting 'sea change in prices'

CALGARY — Shares of Canadian oil and gas producers continued to rally Thursday, a day after OPEC’s agreement to cut production, but wary oilpatch executives were holding off on the celebrations. 683 more words


Research claiming declining levels of atmospheric lead near oilsands in dispute

A University of Alberta study has found that the amount of lead in the atmosphere near the oilsands continues to decline and has reached levels last seen thousands of years ago. 404 more words

Local News

New Encana Corp offering expected to raise more than $1 billion, add 107 million new shares

Encana Corp., the Canadian oil and natural gas producer, is selling about US$1 billion of shares to fund drilling in Texas next year and repay debt. 195 more words