The Energy East project is a 4,600 km pipeline that will transport, safely, about 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from Alberta and Saskatchewan to the refineries and port terminals of Eastern Canada.
Energy East benefits Ontario businesses and consumers
In his column, “If Alberta oil heads east, benefits for Ontario are hard to see” economist Jeff Rubin makes a number of errors about TransCanada’s proposed Energy East crude oil pipeline. Read more.
TransCanada corrects misinformation about pipeline safety
We wish to respond to an article published in the Kenora Daily Miner and News on May 10, 2014, in which we found several incorrect statements. Read more.
Energy East committed to engage with communities
An article published on April 29, 2014 in the Cornwall Standard-Freeholder cited some professional activists giving false information about our Energy East project. We wish to correct the record. Read more.
Energy East – real benefits for all of us
We wish to refute this statement by Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow published in The Nugget, and provide her with evidence that the $12-billion Energy East project will bring benefits to our provinces and Canada as a whole. Read more.
We’re supportive of the TransCanada pipeline project. The reality is oil is going to flow and the only question is how are you going to do that; by rail, highway or pipeline. The pipeline is the way to go. It’s more environmentally friendly than transporting oil by rail or tanker truck.
Iain Angus, NOMA Vice President
We believe it’s important that we rally together as a province, and make the argument that this is a project our province needs and wants in order to thrive. Port Saint John is only too happy to add its voice of support. As so many have noted, as goes the Port so goes the city and we believe so goes our Province. And that is something we should all be striving for.
I fully agree that pipelines are the safest way to transport oil and gas. I did attend the open houses that Energy East held recently in Pembroke, North Gower and Cornwall. They were very informative as to how they build the pipelines, and how they leave the land after they bury them. The company certainly has me believing that they do everything possible to make sure that pipelines are built with a safety-first attitude.
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