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May 20, 2019

 
 
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Senate Conservatives reject oil tanker ban on B.C. northern coast
  Senate Conservatives reject oil tanker ban on B.C. northern coast
 

Shawn McCarthy

Senators have thrown a wrench in the government’s environmental agenda as a committee failed to pass legislation on a long-promised ban on oil tanker traffic off B.C.’s northern coast.

 
Transport Minister Marc Garneau on Thursday urged the full Senate to proceed with a final debate on the bill, despite the transport committee ending up in a deadlock late Wednesday in which it could neither amend the bill nor defeat it.

 
 
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Oil price update
 
Brent crude set for weekly gain on threat of supply disruptions in Middle East
  Brent crude set for weekly gain on threat of supply disruptions in Middle East
 

Devika Krishna Kumar

Oil prices edged lower on Friday, but both benchmarks were on track for a weekly gain on rising concerns over potential further supply disruptions in Middle East shipments due to U.S.-Iran political tensions.

 
 
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  AltaGas to open B.C. terminal for exporting propane to Asia
 
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BP investors push for action on climate change
 
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  Kazakhstan to seek compensation from Russia’s Transneft for tainted oil
 
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Saskatchewan’s highest court ruled in favour of carbon pricing – and it wasn’t really close on key issues
 
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  Iraq says it has backup energy plans in case Iran gas imports are disrupted
 
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  New York becomes latest U.S. state to reject a natural gas project
 
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