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Trans Mountain pipeline on hold as pressure mounts on B.C. to drop opposition

April 2018

This is the very turn of events CAEPLA has been warning about for years. When the property rights of farmers, ranchers and other landowners are not protected, nobody's are --...

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Enbridge has reportedly hired RBC to sell Western Canadian gas assets

Enbridge has reportedly hired RBC to sell Western Canadian gas assets

April 2018

Embattled pipeline company Enbridge Inc. is working with advisers to sell a group of Canadian gathering and processing assets that could fetch more than C$2 billion (US$1.56 billion),...

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Hydro’s Fate Shows Risk For All Crown Corporations

April 2018

It is a sensitive topic in Manitoba, which has a long history of Crown corporation service delivery. They certainly made sense, at one time, particularly when there were less developed...

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Pandering to "Traditional Indigenous Knowledge" no Substitute for Property Rights

Bill C-69 is political virtue signaling that will sandbag energy development in Canada...

April 2018

It is seldom our first instinct to sympathize with senior government bureaucrats.  But we find it hard to disagree with the point of view expressed by this Quebec deputy minister about...

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No more pipelines with Trudeau’s plan

April 2018

CAEPLA came to the realization that there was -- is -- an effective though technically unofficial moratorium on new pipeline construction as the Trudeau Liberals came to power in 2016.   

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Pipeline Company Learns a Lesson on the Importance of Property Rights...

March 2018

Police remove trespassers posing as protesters from Kinder Morgan property in Burnaby.

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Alberta Continues to Export Bitumen through Pacific Ports -- But without new pipeline projects, Canadians still lose out...

March 2018

This is bad news for Canadian pipeline landowners.  For a few reasons.

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Two adversarial countries, a lawless bombed-out third, and a terrorist organization come together to build a pipeline, and Canada can’t

March 2018

An Afghan, a Pakistani, an Indian, and a Turk..menistanian walk into a bar. No wait, into a pipeline meeting. No wait, this isn’t a joke, it’s…I don’t even know what...

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Line 3 Pipeline Sparks Debate

March 2018

With Enbridge’s largest project in history, an estimated $8.2 billion pipeline on the doorstep of local communities, a Town Hall meeting was held in Morden to discuss what the reality...

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If pipeline companies had historically respected landowner property rights, would their projects be in peril today?

March 2018

Rights are indivisible.  If they are not extended to all, they are not rights but privileges.

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