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Like it or not, the oilsands are a national project and you're a stakeholder -

The Energy East pipeline was mourned this week as a "nation-building project" that could have been, with the leader of Her Majesty's Opposition, the premier of Alberta and the mayor of Saint John, N.B., all applying that patriotic stamp on Thursday ...and more »

The end of the Energy East pipeline could mark the start of federal-provincial turmoil: Hébert - Toronto Star

MONTREAL—In light of the contrary feelings the demise of the Energy East pipeline inspired in Calgary and Montreal, this week it is easy to forget that the project was born under a relatively auspicious star alignment in Quebec. Or that political ...and more »

Trudeau accuses opponents of stoking regional divisions after pipeline cancelled - CTV News

OTTAWA -- The prime minister accused opponents on Saturday of "stoking national divisions" through their reactions to TransCanada's decision to cancel its Energy East Pipeline plans. Justin Trudeau said in a Facebook post that critics who attribute the ...and more »

Controversial Energy East oil pipeline cancelled - Treehugger

It's that seventies show all over again as a Trudeau gets blamed but it's not his fault; it's simple economics. TransCanada has cancelled the Energy East pipeline that was to run all the way from the oil sands in Alberta to eastern Canada, at the cost ...and more »

Trudeau Warns Against 'National Divisions' After Energy East Pipeline Decision - Huffington Post Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, November 30, 2016. (REUTERS/Chris Wattie). OTTAWA — The prime minister accused opponents on Saturday of "stoking national ...and more »

Take a pill, oilpatch. Energy East was doomed from the start. -

The Energy East pipeline was never a Plan B project. It was a Plan C project — and it was always a stretch. Its wonky economics were only going to make sense if oil stayed at $100 or more a barrel, and if every other project to expand pipeline ...and more »

Chiefs express shock, relief to Energy East pipeline halt -

Chiefs in Eastern Canada say they're feeling a mixture of shock and relief after a major pipeline expansion across Canada was halted Thursday. Kanesatake Mohawk Council Grand Chief Serge Simon said he felt a surge of jubilation when TransCanada ...and more »

Jim Carr and the Liberal government seek tricky balance between climate and energy - The Globe and Mail

The Liberal government is attempting to move past the divisive debate on pipelines by forging a national energy strategy that promotes the transition to a low-carbon economy while supporting oil-and-gas development. In Winnipeg this week, Natural ...and more »

Alberta NDP fights uphill battle amid slipping energy future - The Globe and Mail

The death of the Energy East project adds to the growing narrative in Western Canada that the country's oil and gas industry is under siege by Ottawa and other parts of the country – increasing pressure on Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to prove her ...and more »

Indigenous Activists Win a Major Victory as Two Canadian Pipeline Projects Are Canceled - Splinter (blog)

Transcanada, the company behind the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, announced on Thursday that it was canceling two upcoming construction projects—the Energy East pipeline and the Eastern Mainline gas pipeline—that had been set to snake ...and more »