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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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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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There Will Be No Winners In Alberta And B.C.'s Looming Trade War

February 2018

The best case is that we end up mildly crippled, and the worst case is mutually assured suicide.

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Don't 'Modernize' the National Energy Board

CAEPLA on Breaking Away From NEB Bureaucracy

February 2018

If you want to get pipelines built, get bureaucrats out of the land acquisition business.

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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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