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'Harsh conditions' help force shutdown of Sable Island wind project

Ottawa has abandoned a wind project on the iconic crescent-shaped sandbar — more than 15 years after it launched the initiative because of the island's harsh conditions and its extreme isolation.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/sable-island-wind-project-discontinued-1.3990349

Leduc No. 1 and Alberta's unluckiest lucky day

Maybe higher oil prices will be back soon, but the realities of the market, and the realities of the biosphere, won't be changed by the ideology of capitalism.

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http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/djclimenhaga/2017/02/leduc-no-1-and-albertas-unluckiest-lucky-day

Alberta announces $60M in grants for bioenergy industry

The Alberta government is doling out $60 million from its carbon tax revenues to help bioenergy producers in the province.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/bioenergy-grants-alberta-program-1.3974443

Republican elders float carbon tax, plan White House lobbying campaign

Hoping to jump-start the debate on climate change, a group of high-profile Republicans that includes three former Cabinet secretaries is calling for a substantial new carbon tax, and then to offset the pain higher prices cause the middle class by returning

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http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/07/politics/republicans-climate-change/index.html

Rising hydro rates wreak havoc on municipal budgets in Ontario

Skyrocketing electricity costs in Kingsville – and everywhere else in the province – are showing up on property tax bills in unprecedented ways.

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http://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/double-whammy-hydro-rates-wreak-havoc-on-municipal-budgets

NDP proposes carbon tax hike

NDP would raise carbon tax to $50 by 2022, invest some of the additional revenue in transit, clean energy

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https://www.biv.com/article/2017/2/ndp-proposes-carbon-tax-hike/

Expanding Natural Gas to More Communities Across Ontario

Ontario is expanding access to natural gas for communities that do not currently have service, including those in rural and Northern Ontario and First Nations communities.

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https://news.ontario.ca/moi/en/2017/01/expanding-natural-gas-to-more-communities-across-ontario.html

Keystone XL pipeline: A 'Canada First' energy plan?

U.S. President Donald Trump's move this week to revive the Keystone XL oil pipeline marked a major step under his "America First" energy plan to boost U.S. drillers and create new U.S. jobs. But the project's biggest winners may be Canadian.

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http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-pipeline-canada-analysis-idUSKBN15A36Y

Five facts about the Keystone XL pipeline project

By executive order, U.S. President Donald Trump has revived the Keystone XL pipeline project, and it seems to only be a matter of time before the pipeline is approved and completed. Here are the top five facts about the pipeline, its purpose and the contro

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https://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/articles/five-facts-about-the-keystone-xl-pipeline-project/78640

Wynne government pens another letter attacking Kevin O'Leary

In an escalating war of words, a member of Kathleen Wynne’s cabinet has written another sternly worded open letter to federal Conservative leadership hopeful Kevin O’Leary.

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http://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/wynne-government-pens-another-letter-attacking-kevin-o-leary-1.3257447

Governor Cuomo Announces Approval of Largest Offshore Wind Project in the Nation

The Board of Trustees of the Long Island Power Authority voted to approve the nation's largest offshore wind farm, and the first offshore wind farm in New York.

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http://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-approval-largest-offshore-wind-project-nation

Justin Trudeau says he 'misspoke' with talk of phasing out oilsands

By James Wood Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that he messed up with his recent remarks about phasing out the oilsands. Trudeau sparked a storm of criticism in Alberta two weeks ago when, at a town hall in Ontario, he defended his government's r

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http://calgaryherald.com/storyline/justin-trudeau-says-he-misspoke-with-talk-of-phasing-out-oilsands

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