Trades workers in the Saint John area remember the bitter disappointment when Energy East was cancelled. “The idea of it coming, and a lot of people got their hopes up and got kinda crushed at that point,” said Bayne Campbell.

If elected, Elizabeth May says the Green Party would ban foreign oil imports to Canada. It would use only domestic crude instead — until the country can wean itself off of fossil fuels — as part of the party's Climate Action Plan.

Green party Leader Elizabeth May says saving the world from climate change requires Canada to get off oil before the middle of the century.

Toxic masculinity. Pipeline protests. The dark side of clean energy. This year’s nominees for the Writers’ Trust Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing touch on both deeply personal issues of identity and community and hot-button public policy issues.

Way back in 2016, researchers at the Fraser Institute first set out to measure the costs Canada incurs due to insufficient pipeline capacity and access to more lucrative foreign markets.

Pipelines are a battlefront of choice for those who feel the need to wage war on an industry that has fuelled every dimension of modern life and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.

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