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Energy East pipeline costs jump 30%, as TransCanada makes 700 tweaks to plan


CALGARY – Building the Energy East pipeline will cost almost $4 billion more than expected, the result of hundreds of tweaks to the project’s design and an expanded terminal in Saint John, N.B. TransCanada Corp. announced Thursday that it had filed an amendment to the National Energy Board for the …

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Tough times, rising costs have chewed up 25% of Canada’s small investment firms: IIAC


TORONTO — Restructuring and consolidation in a tough economy and escalating regulatory costs have led to the disappearance or reconstitution of a full 25 per cent of investment firms in Canada during the past three years, according to the Investment Industry Association of Canada. More than 50 boutique firms are gone, …

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When ‘social licence’ costs become unbearable


Social licences have become the cornerstone of Justin Trudeau’s thought-provoking policy about energy-project developments. They have also become a main reason why western provinces and the business community have started to doubt the prime minister’s leadership and his willingness to stand for a healthy energy sector. To begin with, nobody …

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