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Potential damage is being downplayed in latest Alberta oil pipeline leak

Less than two months after a spill at an oil pipeline dumped 900,000 litres of contaminated water–so called “produced water”–in northwestern Alberta, there’s been another spill in the oil-rich province. The latest spill, reported at 2 p.m on Christmas Day »

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Another oil spill hits the Alberta prairie

If there’s an issue in Canada that sticks in nearly everyone’s craw as we head to this fall’s election, it’s what do do with the country’s oil pipelines. Fearing the ugly consequences of spills, leaks and ruptures, many want the »

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Saskatchewan official says spill rules ignored

Two weeks after an oil spill played havoc with the lives of some 70,000 people in northern Saskatchewan, the province’s auditor has some troubling words about preparations aimed at avoiding such calamities. In an interview with the CBC, Judy Ferguson »