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'It's a disgrace': One year after Ontario promised change, toxic emissions are still spilling into Sarnia

Toxic releases are still very common, despite provincial government promises to crack down on the problem. Local residents say the alerts and scares are far too common. “They just tell us ... to just shut your doors and your windows and shut off your air conditioning," said one resident who lives near a refinery.

Guess where Quebec gets its oil

In the last six years, Quebec has gone from supplying its refineries with crude oil mostly from overseas to supplying them mostly from North American sources, thanks in part to the 2015 reversal of Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline.
Rachel Notley meets with premiers in Ottawa on Dec. 9, 2016. Photo by Alex Tétreault

Alberta's 2019 battleground

Will a price on carbon be a central issue in Alberta's 2019 election? With opinion polls that show Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party has a wide lead over Premier Rachel Notley's NDP, and signs that oilpatch leaders are undermining the government's approach to pollution, the pressure is on for Notley's team to show their work on the economy, climate change and renewable energy issues.

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