Canada Energy News: Weekly Round-Up (May 13 to 19)



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Energy News for Canada

13: Jgmeet Singh calls climate emergency as the "single greatest" threat facing Canadians (S);
13: NDP's climate plan will cut Canada's emissions nearly in half over the next decade (Huffpost);
13: Mergers and Acquisitions and other deals in Canada's energy sector are icing over (Bloomberg);
14: Ottawa announces a plan to impose levy after Alberta tables legislation to kill carbon tax (Globe);
15: Commentary by Jackie Forrest: Why Canada will a tough time cutting GHG emissions (FP);
15: Natural Resources Canada announces 2019 ENERGY STAR Canada award winners (RN);
15: Bridgewater wins $5M from federal program to improve energy efficiency (CBC);
15: Canada's inflation rate remains at 2% in April instead of 2.3% due to gas prices (CBC);
15: Commentary on Trans mountain pipeline decision and Canada's energy sector (Calgary Sun); 
16: Andrew Coyne discusses upcoming federal elections and cheap oil (National Post);
16: Industry stakeholders press the federal government for changes to federal Bill C-69 (SO);
16: Andrew Scheer pledges to make Canada energy independent by 2030 (Financial Post);
16: Andrew Scheer asserts Canada's need for a coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline projects (Global);
16: Senate committee approves 187 energy-sector-friendly amendments to Bill C-69 (National Post);
16: Energy and industrial lead TSX higher (Bloomberg);
17: Commentary on Canada's energy sector by Mac Van Wielegen (Globe);
17: Canada's financial and energy industry sectors clash over how to measure carbon risks (FP);
18: Critics discuss the impact of Canadian climate change politics on energy prices: (Washington E);

Ontario Energy News

13: Concerns about continued and worsening floods in Ontario continue (National Post);
13: EnWin hires IR to ask customers their opinion on energy distribution in Windsor (Windsorite);
13: Ontario passes legislation to reform Ontario Energy Board (Lexology);
13: Judicial inquiry into the sale of half of Collingwood's utility, Collus, resumed (CTV News);
14: Toronto seeks input into Imperial Oil's plan to replace 63km of pipeline (CityNews);
15: ON Teachers' Pension Plana agrees to sell BlueEarth Renewables LP stock (PH);
15: Doug Ford's office loses one of its top policy and communications director (Globe);
15: Honeywell delivers 18mWh "biggest project yet" in Ontario (Energy Storage News);
15: Ontario Power Generation joins Terrestrial Energy's Nuclear Innovation working group (GN);
15: OTF breathes wind into Energy Revealed program for high schools in Mississauga (IN);
16: Energy Minister attended a private federal fundraiser w/ energy company executive (Globe);
16: Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government releases a controversial TV ad (CTV News);
16: RE Royalties acquire royalties on 49 solar projects in Ontario (Yahoo Finance);
16: Ontario-based energy retailer Just Energy Group, Inc. reports 4Q losses (Yahoo Finance);
17: Enbridge submits a proposal to Essex County to replace 60km of natural gas pipeline (CBC);
17: Toronto Community Housing Receives $1.6 million in Enbridge energy efficiency rebate (NW);
18: Peterborough businesses consulted on industrial pricing design and programs (PE);
18: Media critics discuss energy storage technology as best alternative to carbon tax (Toronto Sun);

Alberta Energy News

13: Alberta Premier asserts end of the federal carbon tax by May 30 through new Alberta law (CTV);
13: Ensign Energy Executives forecast Canadian drilling rebound as oil discounts ease (CBC);
13: Albertans concerned that their government will cancel solar rebates (CBC);
14: Ottawa announces a plan to impose levy after Alberta tables legislation to kill carbon tax (Globe);
14: Canadian oil firms favour buybacks as other options narrow (Boe Report);
14: NEB releases a report entitled, "Where Does Canada's Gasoline Come From" (NW);
15: Commentary on Trans mountain pipeline decision and Canada's energy sector (Calgary Sun); 
16: Alberta Premier pleased with energy-friendly amendments to Bill C-69 (CBC);
17: Postmedia hireNick Koolsbergen to lobby Alberta for role in the "energy war room" (Globe);

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