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Morton: Alberta needs to play the long game in pipeline politics

January 2018

Alberta may have lost the policy battle over the Energy East pipeline, but there’s one more battle to fight: the huge jurisdictional overreach by the National Energy Board’s addition of...

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Property Rights Mean Prosperity

Central planning is no way to run the energy sector…

January 2018

Our country is filled with farms, other business enterprises and housing developments on acres assembled without government expropriation.

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Introducing Independent Construction Monitors

New CAEPLA joint venture is an evolution in land management

January 2018

“While the term ‘social license’ has been overused in recent years, the bottom line in today’s world is, major energy infrastructure projects simply will not be built unless those impacted...

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Drain the Swamp

January 2018

An excellent expose on the murky, bizarre, Byzantine National Energy Board (NEB).

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Badly Drawn and Ostensibly Arbitrary

The dark history of expropriation in Canada

December 2017

Canada has the most arbitrary system of expropriation in the whole of the civilized world.

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Want public access to private land?

There’s an app for that

December 2017

What if we took an Uber approach to public access? What if we stopped complaining about the good old days and started trying to solve the problem?

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Landowners Left in the Cold Again?

December 2017

The tension between Virginia landowners and Dominion Resources Dominion appears to be listening. It has moved its route eastward to collocate with an existing power line.

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Nebraska Approves Last Segment of KEYSTONE XL Pipeline

‘A Big Win’

December 2017

The Nebraska Public Service Commission approved the final segment of TransCanada’s $8 billion Keystone XL pipeline

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Anti-pipeline group goes back to work against Keystone XL

December 2017

If TransCanada partnered with CAEPLA to address the legitimate concerns of Nebraska landowners the way they did with our Canadian members almost a decade ago, the company could boost the fortunes...

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The Unofficial Moratorium on Pipeline Construction is Costing the Canadian Economy

December 2017

What that means in real world terms is fewer jobs for Canadians, less wealth creation, and no opportunities for landowners to partner with the energy transport industry.

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