Canada loses bid to overturn NAFTA ruling on rebuffed N.S. quarry | CBC News
The Federal Court of Canada has dismissed Canada’s application to overturn a potentially expensive NAFTA ruling that it wrongly denied a U.S. company permission to open a quarry in Digby Neck, N.S.
In a decision released Wednesday, Justice Anne Mactavish ruled an international arbitration panel “did not exceed its jurisdiction” when it found Canada at fault and liable for damages under investor protections contained in the North American Free Trade Agreement.

What B.C. really wants out of its Kinder Morgan fight – The Globe and Mail
In the battle over the future of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, the B.C. government is asking Ottawa to improve its Oceans Protection Plan, providing additional resources to the coast to address the risk of oil spills.

B.C. government asking courts to rule on new permitting system to restrict bitumen flow |
The B.C. government is asking the B.C. Court of Appeal to determine whether it can pass legislation that would require companies to get permits from the provincial government before increasing the flow of bitumen through the province.

House of Commons to hold emergency debate on Trans Mountain pipeline tonight | CTV News
The House of Commons has agreed to hold an emergency debate tonight on the Trans Mountain pipeline predicament.
Conservative natural resources critic Shannon Stubbs made the request, saying thousands of jobs and billions of dollars for the Canadian economy are at stake, making the stalled project an urgent matter that needs the immediate attention of MPs.

Horgan still blocking Trans Mountain after meeting with PM, Notley | CTV News
B.C. Premier John Horgan says his meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley did nothing to end his ongoing efforts to block plans to expand an existing diluted bitumen line between the two provinces.

Kinder Morgan considering investing elsewhere as Trans Mountain looks ’untenable’ | Calgary Herald…
Major Canadian oil companies fear an investor exodus as Kinder Morgan Inc. signals there are less risky pipeline projects it can invest in than the troubled $7.4-billion Trans Mountain project through British Columbia.

Coyne: It’s simple, really — raise carbon taxes and cut income taxes | Ottawa Citizen
Twenty-six years after the Rio Earth Summit, 20 years after the Kyoto Protocol, eight years after the Copenhagen Accord, two years after the Paris Agreement, here is where things stand in Canada, a signatory to all four.

B.C. government loses Trans Mountain appeal in federal court | CTV News
The Federal Court of Appeal ruled against the B.C. government’s bid to appeal a National Energy Board ruling allowing Kinder Morgan to bypass local bylaws during construction. The NEB had ruled in December that the energy giant does not have to abide by the City of Burnaby’s zoning and tree-cutting guidelines because the federal scope and jurisdiction of the project supersede local bylaws.

Canada, moving in step with other governments, announces expulsion of Russian envoys | CTV News
The Canadian government is expelling Russian diplomats working in Canada.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Monday that four members of Russia’s diplomatic staff working at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada or at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Montréal are being removed from Canada, and three applications for additional staff are being denied.

Canada sending 6 helicopters to help UN mission in Mali – Politics – CBC News
The Liberal government has confirmed it’s sending a detachment of helicopters and support troops to the troubled West African nation of Mali, as it ticks off a number of its peacekeeping commitments.
CBC News first reported the news on Friday.

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