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Myths debunked: Energy East and Winnipeg’s drinking water

FACT: Shoal Lake– the source of the City of Winnipeg’s drinking water – is not on the Energy East Pipeline route.
How safe are pipelines? How will you monitor Energy East? Are you ready to respond to an emergency? Is my drinking water at risk? We’ve heard many questions in the open houses the Energy East Pipeline team has held across Manitoba. For those who did not attend them, here are some FACT
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7 things you need to know about pipeline safety

Many of the communities we talk to have questions about pipeline safety. We understand this and continue to work to answer these questions. Safety is our number one priority. It has been for over 65 years, and it will continue to be with Energy East. So, how will we help keep your com
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What you don’t know about emergency preparedness

24/7 monitoring: Our leak detection specialists monitor the pipeline around the clock from our Oil Control Centre.
Many Canadians have concerns about pipeline safety. We understand those concerns, which is why we invest close to $1 billion on pipeline safety each year. That’s $115,000 invested – every hour – to ensure our pipelines operate safely and reliably. (Watch this animation: Safely transpo
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Pipelines under rivers: a few facts

Going under the river: horizontal directional drilling means pipelines can be safely installed well below the river bed while leaving the natural resources above intact and undisturbed.
Ever wondered how a pipeline goes under a river? In recent years, the development of new technologies mean pipelines can be safely installed, well below the river bed, leaving the environment above intact and undisturbed. How do we do this? One of the technologies we use is called hor
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What are pipeline shut-off valves?

A lot of technology goes into pipeline construction and operation to ensure the safe transport of oil. One of these safety features is shut-off valves. Energy East will be equipped with hundreds of these devices. Shut-off valves can be closed remotely from our 24/7 Control Centre in a
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Top 10 Questions Asked at our Open Houses

We have held more than 100 open houses across Canada in communities along the proposed Energy East pipeline route, giving us the opportunity to answer your questions on serious issues such as safety, wildlife protection or the economic opportunities the project will generate. We’re pr
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Correcting the record in Toronto Star article on North Bay

Gateway of the north, city of North Bay: Sign outside the city of North Bay, Ont.
Following is our complete letter to the editor of the Toronto Star, in response to a recent article. Dear Editor, Your article by Raveena Aulakh published on September 28th contained incorrect information about TransCanada’s Energy East Pipeline Project and I appreciate the opportunit
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