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What’s behind Kinder Morgan’s May 31 ultimatum? Follow the money

Kinder Morgan’s fanfare announcement is a cover-up. Trans Mountain pipeline expansion lacked commercial viability from the get-go. It has required government supported handouts at every stage of development. Kinder Morgan has put very little shareholder capital at risk. It has always looked to others — the shippers, Canadian investors and Canadian taxpayers — to do so.

Motherhood is Madness

I can assure you that I never envisioned myself as I am now - a seasoned lawyer with a few university degrees changing diapers, cleaning toilets and wondering how I got here, writes Maureen F. Fitzgerald.
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I felt déjà vu looking at BP's proposals to drill offshore Nova Scotia

BP’s assessment of the likelihood of an uncontrolled blowout are much too low, based on the Nova Scotia exploratory drilling conditions. BP’s assessment of the consequences of an uncontrolled blowout are based on unsubstantiated assessments of the times required for successful mobilization of blowout preventer capping stack, and if required, drilling a relief well. Both the short and long-term ‘co