Crude-by-rail shipments fell in August, energy regulator says

Crude-by-rail shipments fell in August, energy regulator says

The Canada Energy Regulator says exports of crude oil by rail from Canada fell slightly in August to 310,000 barrels per day from 313,000 bpd in July. The August number is up 35 per cent from 230,000 bpd reported in August of 2018 but still well below the record high of 354,000 bpd set last […]

Canadian agriculture is using more energy — but more efficiently too

Canadian agriculture is using more energy — but more efficiently too

Third-generation farmer Ron Lamb remembers his father pulling six-metre-wide crop-seeding equipment around his southern Alberta grain fields in the 1990s, overlapping on each pass to make sure he covered all the ground. “When my dad was seeding the soil, he was using a 20-foot-wide piece of machinery and he was eyeballing or judging how much […]

Canada's energy sector swings to profit in Q1 on higher oil prices

Canada's energy sector swings to profit in Q1 on higher oil prices

Canada’s energy sector saw a big bump in profit in the first quarter this year as rising oil prices helped businesses swing from a loss in the previous quarter, according to the latest federal government data. Operating profit for companies in oil and gas extraction and support services rose by $ 1.6 billion in the first three […]

How to tap into the growing power of the ‘green’ energy market

How to tap into the growing power of the ‘green’ energy market

There was a story in last Monday’s Wall Street Journal that caught my eye. It reported that German industrial giant Siemens AG is teaming up with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners to build an underground 560-kilometre transmission line that will carry power from Iowa to the Chicago area. It will be called the SOO Green Renewable Rail. […]

Ottawa to announce $1.6B for battered energy sector

Ottawa to announce $1.6B for battered energy sector

Canada’s battered energy industry will get a $ 1.6-billion boost from Ottawa on Tuesday to try to slow the political and economic bleeding. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi and International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr will be at an Edmonton college campus to unveil a support package for oil and gas companies, which are reeling […]

Nova Scotia issues permit for new tidal energy project in Bay of Fundy

Nova Scotia issues permit for new tidal energy project in Bay of Fundy

By The Canadian Press Wed., Sept. 19, 2018 HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government is moving ahead with a project that aims to harness the immense power of the Bay of Fundy’s tides, despite the uncertain future of the Cape Sharp Tidal venture. The Department of Energy and Mines has issued a marine renewable energy permit to […]

Bill Cosby’s TV show daughter recalls his ‘sinister’ energy

Bill Cosby’s TV show daughter recalls his ‘sinister’ energy

Lisa Bonet played Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show The Associated Press Posted: Mar 09, 2018 2:41 PM ET Last Updated: Mar 09, 2018 9:14 PM ET Related Stories Lisa Bonet has broken her silence about her former TV father Bill Cosby, saying she isn’t surprised he’s facing sexual misconduct allegations and claiming he gave […]

TSX closes above 16,000 for first time, led by energy companies

TSX closes above 16,000 for first time, led by energy companies

Canada’s benchmark stock index topped 16,000 points for the first time on Monday, the first trading day since it set a record high on Friday. When the stock market closed at 4 p.m. ET on Monday, the S&P/TSX Composite Index sat at 16,002.78, up just over 49 points from Friday’s close. Almost all sectors of the market […]