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Ras says he wasn't told of ongoing mercury contamination in Ontario First Nation

Ras says he wasn't told of ongoing mercury contamination in Ontario First Nation

OTTAWA — Former federal Liberal leader Bob Rae says he was unaware during his tenure as Ontario premier that there was likely ongoing mercury contamination taking place upstream from Grassy Narrows First Nation.
TransCanada to restart Keystone pipeline Nov. 28 following leak repairs

TransCanada to restart Keystone pipeline Nov. 28 following leak repairs

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp (TSX:TRP) says it plans to restart operations on its Keystone pipeline on Nov. 28 after making repairs to a leak that spilled about 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota. The company says U.S.
Federal government should manage Alberta's threatened  caribou: letter

Federal government should manage Alberta's threatened caribou: letter

EDMONTON — Several First Nations and Indigenous groups have asked the federal government to step in and protect some endangered caribou herds on provincial land in Alberta.

TransCanada asks Nebraska to reconsider Keystone XL approval order

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. has asked the Nebraska Public Service Commission to reconsider its order that approved an alternative route for the company's proposed Keystone XL pipeline through the state.
Disabled cargo ship towed back to eastern Newfoundland port: coast guard

Disabled cargo ship towed back to eastern Newfoundland port: coast guard

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A disabled cargo ship was towed back into shore Monday after running into trouble in rough North Atlantic seas, just two days after it left the Newfoundland port it had been stuck in for years.
Enbridge reaches deal with Michigan on underwater Great Lakes pipeline

Enbridge reaches deal with Michigan on underwater Great Lakes pipeline

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. says it has reached a deal with the State of Michigan on the aging Line 5 pipelines that run along the bottom of a channel between Lakes Huron and Michigan.

Ontario allowing water bottling companies to take water on expired permits

TORONTO — Ontario is allowing several bottled water companies to take up to 7.6 million litres of groundwater per day on expired permits, as it gives them time to amend renewal applications in light of new rules.
Critics: Ohio's plan to cut Lake Erie algae lacks direction

Critics: Ohio's plan to cut Lake Erie algae lacks direction

TOLEDO, Ohio — Ohio's outline for sharply reducing what's making algae flourish in Lake Erie clearly shows that changes in farming methods are what's needed.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's pro-pipeline tour well-received in Calgary

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's pro-pipeline tour well-received in Calgary

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley took her pro-pipeline tour to the heart of the energy industry in Calgary on Friday where she urged business leaders not to let up on the message that Canada's climate progress depends on pipeline progress.
Rock slide derails CP Rail freight train in B.C.'s Fraser Canyon

Rock slide derails CP Rail freight train in B.C.'s Fraser Canyon

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Environment Ministry says a rock slide north of Hope derailed a freight train and led to a fuel spill in the Fraser River.