The First Issue

Pipeline Observer - Edition 123

PIPELINE OBSERVER

Pipeline Trespassing: The Question of Treaty Rights

Why an Ontario court ruled in favour of a pipeline company against treaty rights vigilantes

November 2017

By John Goudy

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Security Against Sabotage

Companies have a responsibility to uphold property rights for the protection of landowners and the public

November 2017

We need only look to Nigeria, where hundreds in recent years and thousands in recent decades have been killed in the process of tampering with pipelines.

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Pipeline Landowners Caught in the Crossfire

Anti-pipeline groups who put us all at risk slapped on the wrist

November 2017

In the name of pipeline safety and protecting the environment, anti-pipeline environmental activists have...put pipeline safety and the environment at risk.

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Pipeline Sabotage

By Sean Corbett

November 2017

It’s protestors, not pipelines, that are unsafe

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An innovative water contract pays farmers to conserve

By Paul Schwennesen

November 2017

The deal represents an important lesson in how on-the-ground market transactions can flexibly adjust to site-specific conditions, allowing environmental sanity to prevail.

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Building Legislation Together

CEPA’s collaborative role in the creation of Bill C-46

November 2017

What the Pipeline Safety Act (Bill C-46) means to landowners - By Chris Bloomer

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How Government Ruins Safety Culture

Walking a Fine Line on Safety - By Tim Moen

November 2017

“There are two ways to promote safety. One way is to teach, to practice, to promote good judgement, to explore principles, to make mistakes and learn from them, to lead...

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Enbridge develops one-of-a-kind inline inspection tool

There’s building a better mousetrap. And then there’s building a better pig

November 2017

“We don’t compete when it comes to safety."

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Time for Society to License Property Rights

So-called social licence one of the most abused terms in pipeline politics today

November 2017

Is it really “society” that grants “license” anyway? Or, is permission for pipeline projects, for example, granted by legitimate regulatory authorities within a democracy, subject to the forces of supply...

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Real Safety and Environmental Standards Come from Cooperation

CAEPLA committed to working with industry to innovate and create convenience for landowners

November 2017

The Enbridge crossing app is, we hope, only the first of many such advances where we can enlist company expertise to make pipeline landowners’ lives safer, more productive and worry-free....

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