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Keystone XL Opponents Join the War on Terror Inside the Mind of a Bureaucrat from the National Energy Board Enbridge record questioned, company vows to do better as Line 9 pipeline decision nears City Circus Interviews CAEPLA Farmers jeer, bands cheer Bipole III Line 9 Pipeline Deficiencies Concerns Landowner Associations Government Protected Pipeline Companies Are Incompetent Right of Entry Is Risky Business Pipeline whistleblower receives national award
 

Keystone XL Opponents Join the War on Terror

Opponents of TransCanada Pipelines’ Keystone XL project are really pulling out all the propaganda stops now. No longer content to merely chant the green mantra that pipelines are inherent spill risks that enable the expansion of the “tar” sands and allegedly lead to global warming

Inside the Mind of a Bureaucrat from the National Energy Board

The search function in email these days is pretty good. Most of one’s slack in email organization can be carried by the search tool.

Enbridge record questioned, company vows to do better as Line 9 pipeline decision nears

When Dan Walker bought property along Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline he never thought the pipelines under the ground would interfere with using the property, raising cattle and growing cash crops.

City Circus Interviews CAEPLA’s Dave Core

In an exclusive interview, Dave Core, CEO of the national Energy and Pipeline Landowners Association tells how the Crown monopoly uses private eyes and RCMP to intimidate farmers who dare safeguard their property

Farmers jeer, bands cheer Bipole III

At one end, farmers are banding together to get Manitoba Hydro to respect property rights, while at the other, a small aboriginal community is celebrating that up to 50 of its members will soon be employed clearing land.

Line 9 Pipeline Deficiencies Concerns Landowner Associations

“Line 9 was built at the wrong time with the wrong materials, and forms part of a pipeline system in which ruptures and leaks on very similar pipes have happened on a fairly regular basis,”

Government Protected Pipeline Companies Are Incompetent

There is no such thing as a “perfect” technology. A perpetual product of innovation, technology is forever a work in progress, always striving for perfection, but never quite getting there.

Right of Entry Is Risky Business

Popular investment site Motley Fool is asking “how safe will the KeystoneXL pipeline really be?”

Pipeline whistleblower receives national award

Evan Vokes, the former TransCanada employee and engineer that helped The Tyee and the CBC investigate rising pipeline incidents and rule breaking in the industry, will be the recipient of major whistleblower award in Ottawa today.

Thanksgiving 2014: Why I am thankful for property rights (yes, you read that correctly)

26 November 2014

This Thanksgiving, I give thanks for something our forebears gave us: property rights.

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Manitoba Hydro Threatens Expropriation

26 November 2014

Bullying has been a hot topic of conversation the last couple of years. The behaviour has become socially unacceptable, its practitioners pariahs. But it seems the brain-trust at Manitoba Hydro didn’t get the memo.

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If You Want Steady Dividend Income, You Have to Read This: Enbridge Inc

22 November 2014

The lingering impact of the Great Recession is still hitting parts of the U.S. Midwest hard. But in Moberly, Missouri, things have held up well.

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Gaz Métro’s Sophie Brochu takes on TransCanada pipeline plan

22 November 2014

Such differences are usually aired behind closed doors. But Sophie Brochu of Gaz Métro has broken those unwritten rules.

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Experts Say Pipeline Companies Can’t Claim Eminent Domain

22 November 2014

Pipeline companies who want to build lines through West Virginia and neighboring Virginia have told some landowners they can survey on their land without the landowners’ permission.

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TransCanada Advised To Run Smear Campaign For Energy East

18 November 2014

TransCanada PipeLines acknowledges it considered aggressive tactics such as using proxy groups to attack opponents of the company’s proposed Energy East pipeline.

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Senate defeats Keystone XL pipeline

18 November 2014

The U.S. Senate defeated a bill to authorize construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, delivering a blow to Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., by members of her own party.

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Hampton-area man may win Energy East route fight, group says

18 November 2014

The head of a national landowners’ lobby group says a Hampton-area man may succeed in diverting TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Energy East pipeline away from his property.

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Property Rights are the Foundation of Liberty

15 November 2014

Property Rights are the Foundation of Liberty, a talk about landowner rights by Lorne Gunter at the 2014 Canadian Property Rights Conference in Calgary, AB.

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How To Protect Yourself From Expropriation With Copyright Law

08 November 2014

In 1996, Peter claimed legal copyright over his land as a work of art, forcing pipeline developers to do expensive rerouting around it ever since. To meet with him, he charges land developers $500 an hour. 

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Enbridge reports $80-million loss, warns Line 9B project delayed

07 November 2014

Enbridge Inc, Canada’s largest pipeline company, reported a stronger-than-expected third-quarter profit on Wednesday as it shipped record volumes on its Mainline pipeline system.

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No Keystone? No worries

05 November 2014

In the Gulf Coast, home of the U.S. refining industry, the long limbo of the Keystone XL pipeline matters less than you might think if you’d only followed developments in western states and Washington.

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Landowner refuses to surrender property for Energy East pipeline

30 October 2014

Rick Verge was shocked when a TransCanada land agent knocked on his door in Titusville, N.B., last year and offered him $1000 to conduct a land survey in exchange for his signature. He refused.

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Bipole III Coalition – Media Release

30 October 2014

Last week, Brian Pallister, Leader of the Opposition, called for an immediate halt in the construction of the Bipole III transmission project. Today, the Bipole III Coalition is calling on the Government to suspend both the Bipole III and Keeyask projects immediately.

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