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Oct 21, 2014
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The dangerous equations of the price of oil

Brent Patterson
It's not just about shortfalls in revenue. Falling oil prices may also have a major impact on tar sands expansion, pipeline development, and even shipping bitumen on the St. Lawrence River.
Blog
Apr 28, 2014

Harper's dangerous petro-politicking with rail safety

Michael Butler
There was more smoke and mirrors on Canada's rail tracks when the Harper government finally announced their long-awaited changes to rail safety 292 days after the preventable Lac-Mégantic disaster.
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Sep 18, 2013
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Pipeline vs. rail: A red herring

Bertrand Schepper
Ever since the Lac-Mégantic tragedy, there's a question which constantly comes up with regards to oil transportation. Are we better off transporting oil by rail or using pipelines?
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