Over decades of moving oil-by-tanker, B.C. has never had a tanker spill offshore.
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Ottawa’s federal carbon tax is set to hit $50 per tonne in 2022.
President Trump granted permission to TransCanada Corporation to construct pipeline capacity at the border.
Truck transport costs US$20 per barrel—four times more expensive than pipelines.
Capital spending in Canada’s oil and gas sector declined by more than 50 per cent between 2014 and 2017.
Pipelines are 2.5 times safer than rail transport.
Cenovus recently announced it will cut production from some of its oilsand projects.
More than 99 per cent of crude oil and petroleum products transported by pipelines arrive at their final destination.
The Simushir, a Russian-flagged cargo vessel is the newest cause celebre of anti-tanker activists out in British Columbia.