Ottawa — With the official review of the Energy East pipeline launching today, a large cross-section of community and environmental organizations representing hundreds of thousands of Canadians said if the National Energy Board’s revised review process, which is already beleaguered with problems, is credible it will show there is no social licence for Energy East, and the pipeline can’t and won’...
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall’s tour of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick this week is a desperate attempt to save a failing project, says the Council of Canadians.
“Ontario’s climate plan brings some forward movement on a much needed energy shift and exploration of alternatives, but falls short on the pipeline file. Indeed, any climate plan that does not reject new pipelines on its territory should not and cannot be considered a climate plan,” says Daniel Cayley-Daoust, Energy and Climate Campaigner with the Council of Canadians.
The National Energy Board (NEB) will release its decision this afternoon on Kinder Morgan’s controversial Trans Mountain pipeline proposal, but the project faces an insurmountable wall of opposition, says the Council of Canadians.
The Energy East pipeline is our risk, their reward. That’s the message of a series of free town halls, hosted by the Council of Canadians, taking place from May 24 to 27 in Chipman, Belleisle Bay, Hampton and Saint John.