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  • 20 September 2013

    Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, delivered keynote remarks at the Canada LNG Export Forum. Addressing international stakeholders, Minister Oliver highlighted Canada’s potential as a responsible and secure liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer and the importance of diversifying Canada’s energy markets. “Canada’s plan for Responsible Resource Development is further enhancing Canada’s reputation as a […]

  • 18 October 2012

    While delivering the welcoming remarks at the International Conference on Ocean Energy in Dublin, Ireland, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie) announced that Halifax, Nova Scotia has been selected to host the next edition of this event in 2014. He also highlighted […]

  • 29 March 2013

    The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will provide opening remarks at Western Canada’s Shipbuilding Symposium, to demonstrate the Harper Government’s commitment to strengthening Western Canada’s shipbuilding industry. As part of Western Canada’s Shipbuilding Action Plan, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) will be hosting a Shipbuilding Symposium on April 4, 2013, […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Canada has launched 2016 Arctic expedition to collect scientific information to support its submission on the extended continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean. This year’s survey is a collaborative effort with Sweden, and Danish scientists will also participate in the research. The Canadian icebreaker CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent left Dartmouth on July 22, 2016, for […]

  • 19 August 2014

    Canada’s Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt announced changes that will allow all Canada Port Authorities (CPAs) to enter into long-term lease agreements and use the lands they manage to generate increased revenues to support future port plans at the 56th annual conference of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities. Building on this year’s conference theme of […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced the Government of Canada’s approval of four long-term LNG export licences for Pacific NorthWest LNG, Prince Rupert LNG, WCC LNG and Woodfibre LNG. Minister Rickford emphasized the strategic importance of these approvals for Canada and the world. Market diversification for Canada’s natural gas remains a top priority […]

  • 19 March 2014

    Canada’s Natural Resources Minister, Joe Oliver, delivered a keynote speech to the Canada-China Chamber of Industry and Commerce Association, where he highlighted the immense opportunity for Canadian energy exports to Asia and the Government of Canada’s commitment to diversifying energy markets for Canada’s natural resources. Market diversification supports the Government’s top priority: creating jobs, growth […]

  • 10 November 2014

    The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, has issued a statement following the passage of the Energy Safety and Security Act (Bill C-22) in the House of Commons, a component of the Parliament of Canada.  “The Energy Safety and Security Act will enhance safety and security in Canada’s offshore and nuclear energy industries, protecting […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]

  • 31 January 2014

    Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, yesterday introduced the Energy Safety and Security Act. This Act is expected modernize safety and security for Canada’s offshore and nuclear energy industries, ensuring a world-class regulatory system and strengthening safety and environmental protections. “The legislation builds on Canada’s strong record of safety and security in the nuclear […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Authorities & Government, Technology

    Canada has officially become a member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Canada becomes the Agency’s 160th member to join the global intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the widespread adoption of renewable energy. IRENA’s ninth and largest Assembly has kicked off today with more than 120 ministers expected to join 1,200 delegates from 150 countries […]

  • 27 April 2016

    Canada’s National Energy Board predicts in its Canada’s Energy Future 2016 that domestic natural gas production and consumption is set to increase over the next decade.

  • 22 May 2014

    The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, delivered keynote remarks to the 2014 International LNG in BC Conference in Vancouver, B.C. Minister Rickford highlighted Canada’s position as a global energy leader and the importance of British Columbia’s liquefied natural gas opportunities to […]

  • 26 February 2013

    Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced the approval of a long-term export licence to LNG Canada Development Inc. to export liquefied natural gas from the terminal proposed by the Shell consortium in Kitimat. LNG Canada is a joint venture comprising Shell, Korea Gas Corp., Mitsubishi Corp. and PetroChina International. This announcement represents the […]

  • 25 September 2014

    On September 22, 2014, the high officials of Canada and South Korea signed Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA), Canada’s first free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region. Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, witnessed the signature of the CKFTA, expected to boost Canada’s annual GDP by CAD 1.7 billion, […]

  • 15 October 2013

    Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver, on Monday, began his economic mission to South Korea, where he delivered remarks at the Canada-Korea Energy Dialogue to reinforce Canada’s role as a secure, responsible energy supplier and Canada’s strategic imperative to diversify its energy markets. “Canada is proud of its strong relationship with South Korea, politically, […]

  • 10 November 2014

    B.C. EAO accepted LNG Canada’s application for an Environmental Assesment certificate for it LNG export facility in Kitimat.

  • 24 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Recently, a team on the cable vessel Global Sentinel arrived back in Victoria after successfully repairing a faulty connection that resulted a complete NEPTUNE Canada’s network shutdown on September. 20. Technicians from NEPTUNE Canada and equipment provider Alcatel-Lucent had tracked the problem to the Folger node site in the vicinity of Bamfield where instruments observe […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Marine Renewables Canada has released its first “State of the Sector” report which provides an overview of the current status of Canada’s marine renewable energy sector in context with global activity. It details Canada’s perceived strengths and weaknesses in contrast to challenges and opportunities presented by the advancement of the global sector. Analysis presented in […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport in the Government of Canada, chaired a roundtable in Ottawa with Canada Port Authorities earlier this week to discuss the port authority system and what Transport Canada can do to ensure this country is well positioned to innovate and compete for years to come. “Ports are a critical part of […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The government of Canada has put in motion a C$155 million ($121 million) program that will fund clean technology projects in the area of energy and other sectors to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.