TransCanada and Big Oil are upping their pipeline game with or without Keystone XL. That was the news out of Alberta last week. TransCanada is reportedly offering up more pipeline capacity in the original Keystone pipeline, the one that opened in 2010 (and┬áleaked a dozen times in its first year of operation). While the pipes […]

Unless you’re Canadian, or live in Canada, or for some mind-boggling reason follow Canadian politics from beyond its border, you’ve probably never heard of the NDP, the New Democratic Party. There’s no reason you should have. The left-liberal party– think more Elizabeth Warren than Chuck Schumer– is the Little Engine That Could of Canadian politics. […]

PipeLIE: JOBS. Approving the Keystone XL will create up to 120,000 jobs for Americans. No: Even the U.S. State Department concluded that only 3,900 short term jobs would be directly created during pipeline construction. Once the pipeline is built, the State Department estimated 35 permanent and 15 temporary jobs — 50 jobs total — are […]