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May 23, 2019

Clean energy one of Canada’s fastest growing industries

The study concluded clean energy accounted for about 3% of Canada’s GDP in 2017, or around $57 billion
May 24, 2019

Shell Quest carbon capture and storage project reaches milestone of 4M tonnes

Shell Canada says the accomplishment is ahead of schedule
May 24, 2019

Ottawa commits $100M toward cleaning up toxic mess at Boat Harbour, N.S.

Sprawling lagoons are contaminated with millions of litres of treated waste water from the nearby Northern Pulp paper mill

May 23, 2019

Alberta throne speech followed by bill to repeal provincial carbon tax

An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax will kill Alberta's greenhouse gas levy as of May 30
May 23, 2019

Pipeline protester chimes in on prime minister’s fundraising speech

The speech followed an announcement that 18 new ships will be built to renew the Canadian Coast Guard fleet at a cost of $15.7 billion
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Tesla to raise money after painful 1Q, and Musk is buying in

Tesla lost more than US$6 billion since setting out to revolutionize the auto industry. Elon Musk bets on a future driven by an electric car ride-hailing service

Peladeau buying Montreal taxi firm, including insolvent electric taxi company

The investment allows the firm to play a role in pursuing "electric migration of taxi transportation services" in Montreal

Tesla wants to cut size of board from 11 directors to 7

The shakeup of the board is viewed as a move toward greater accountability to stakeholders

Tesla CEO plans to hand the car keys to robots next year [UPDATED]

Without Lidar or three-dimensional mapping, the vehicles aren't fully self-driving, say critics

RegulationMore Regulation

Ottawa commits $100M toward cleaning up toxic mess at Boat Harbour, N.S.

Sprawling lagoons are contaminated with millions of litres of treated waste water from the nearby Northern Pulp paper mill

Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to Canada, spokesman says

At least 103 containers of household trash, including plastic bottles and bags, newspapers and diapers, were shipped in batches from Canada to the Philippines from 2013 to 2014

New UCP members sworn in as Alberta legislature poised to axe carbon tax

The tax on fossil-fuel heating and gasoline at the pumps was phased in by former NDP premier Rachel Notley's government in 2017 and has raised more than $2 billion

Federal oil tanker ban bill defeated in Senate, but legislation not dead

Bill C-48 would put into a law a longstanding voluntary moratorium on coastal tanker traffic between the northern tip of Vancouver Island and the Alaska border

FinancingMore Financing

Canada issues tender to bring back trash but misses Duterte’s May 15 deadline

The improperly labelled trash has been in the Philippines for nearly six years. An ongoing sticking point is who would pay for the shipments back to Canada

Volkswagen to invest 1B euros in battery production plant

The factory is part of Volkswagen AG's effort to electrify its vehicles

Musk doubles down on investment as Tesla raises capital goal

The cleantech firm said Friday that it's raising the offer due to the positive response from Thursday's announcement that it would try to raise US$2.3 billion

Doug Ford meets with Jason Kenney at Ontario legislature [UPDATED]

Both premiers have strongly opposed the federal carbon tax, and both support pipelines

Environment and SafetyMore Environment and Safety

Shell Quest carbon capture and storage project reaches milestone of 4M tonnes

Shell Canada says the accomplishment is ahead of schedule

Ottawa commits $100M toward cleaning up toxic mess at Boat Harbour, N.S.

Sprawling lagoons are contaminated with millions of litres of treated waste water from the nearby Northern Pulp paper mill

Alberta throne speech followed by bill to repeal provincial carbon tax

An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax will kill Alberta's greenhouse gas levy as of May 30

Clean energy one of Canada’s fastest growing industries

The study concluded clean energy accounted for about 3% of Canada’s GDP in 2017, or around $57 billion

SustainabilityMore Sustainability

Alberta throne speech followed by bill to repeal provincial carbon tax

An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax will kill Alberta's greenhouse gas levy as of May 30

Clean energy one of Canada’s fastest growing industries

The study concluded clean energy accounted for about 3% of Canada’s GDP in 2017, or around $57 billion

Pipeline protester chimes in on prime minister’s fundraising speech

The speech followed an announcement that 18 new ships will be built to renew the Canadian Coast Guard fleet at a cost of $15.7 billion

Canada hires firm to ship back garbage, will be done before end of June: McKenna

The 69 containers are the remainder from 103 shipped by a private Canadian company to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014

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