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Ontario Energy Board updates consultation requirements for Energy East pipeline

TransCanada CEO Russ Girling, right, and TransCanada president of energy and oil pipelines Alex Pourbaix announce the company is moving forward with the 1.1 million barrel-per-day Energy East Pipeline project at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013.

TORONTO — The Ontario Energy Board is issuing new guidelines to better define obligations to consult First Nations communities about “hydrocarbon pipelines,” just days after the National Energy Board opened hearings into the $15.7 billion Energy East project. The provincial board said the revisions to the Indigenous consultation section of …

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NDP wants review of Jason Kenney fundraising, Elections Alberta says it can’t

Jason Kenney announces his bid for Alberta PC leadership in Calgary on July 6, 2016.

EDMONTON — The NDP wants Alberta’s chief electoral officer to investigate Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful Jason Kenney’s political fundraising activities. Alberta NDP Provincial Secretary Roari Richardson said the review should also include Unite Alberta, Kenney’s provincial political organization. Richardson said the NDP believes Kenney and Unite Alberta are breaking provincial …

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