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BCE’s George Cope to retire as head of Canada’s largest telecom media company

By David Paddon THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO- The announcement Friday that George Cope will retire in January after nearly 12 years as chief executive of BCE Inc. has focused fresh attention on the sprawling telecom and media giant as the industry undergoes fundamental changes. The Montreal-based company, which owns Bell ...

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Air Canada Proudly Salutes its Indigenous Employees on National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2019 Historical first flight captured on video: https://vimeo.com/343369521 Flight AC185 from Toronto to Vancouver was operated by Indigenous pilots, flight attendants and ground employees TORONTO , June 21, 2019 – Air Canada is marking National Indigenous Peoples Day by proudly highlighting the achievements and contributions of its Indigenous ...

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Enbridge pipeline project hits another Minnesota obstacle

By Steve Karnowski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS -Enbridge Energy’s plan to replace an aging crude oil pipeline that runs through northern Minnesota hit another obstacle Tuesday when two state agencies said they would hold up approval of the project’s permits until problems with its environmental review are resolved. The Minnesota ...

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Trans Mountain timeline: A look at key dates in the project’s history 

OTTAWA- The federal cabinet’s long-awaited decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is due Tuesday. Here are some other key dates in the history of the original project and Kinder Morgan Canada’s controversial efforts to expand its capacity: October 1953: The Trans Mountain pipeline begins shipping oil with an initial ...

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Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain decision

CALGARY- Observers on the front lines of Western Canada’s oil and gas sector are looking forward to what’s widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Tuesday while acknowledging the decision by Ottawa won’t solve all problems. CEO Clayton Byrt of Pimee Well Servicing LP, a ...

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Rules for new corporate ombud criticized for deferring to companies 

By Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA- The federal government is giving its new watchdog on international corporate responsibility unprecedented power to hear complaints from Canadian companies that think they’ve been unfairly targeted by abuse allegations. Advocates for stronger oversight say they’re stunned by a proposed federal regulation that gives ...

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Alberta to bring in bill in fall to help First Nations invest in energy projects

By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON- Alberta will bring in legislation this fall to create a Crown corporation backstopped by $1 billion to help First Nations invest in major energy projects like pipelines. Premier Jason Kenney made the announcement after meeting with chiefs from across Alberta at Government House ...

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US land managers shift position on Chaco protection bill 

By Susan Montoya Bryan THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- A top official with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Wednesday the agency is open to Congress considering legislation limiting federal leases for oil and natural gas development near a national park in New Mexico held sacred by Native Americans. ...

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