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Environmental group says proposed wood-burning bylaw is too strict

It is not surprising that the wood-burning stove industry thinks Montreal’s proposed new wood-burning bylaw goes too far, but even the province’s most vocal clean-air advocate says the bylaw would be more effective if it were less strict. 888 mots de plus

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Quebec won't be influenced by TransCanada's tactics: Arcand


Oil multinational TransCanada’s public relations strategy won’t persuade the provincial government to give the green light to the controversial Energy East pipeline, cabinet ministers said Tuesday. 544 mots de plus

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Pipeline still lacks safeguards, Coderre says

MONTREAL — Speaking as president of the Montreal Metropolitan Community, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre declared Friday he is not convinced Enbridge’s 9B pipeline project is safe for the region’s water supply or that Enbridge’s emergency plan is adequate in the event of an oil spill. 368 mots de plus


Groups want Coderre to reinstate STM funding

MONTREAL — Three lobby groups are calling on the city’s mayor to reinstate money that was slashed from the public transit budget for 2014.

The groups, CRE-Montréal, Équiterre and Transport 2000 Québec, say Denis Coderre must reinstate the money cut, and greatly increase the STM’s budget for next year so services can improve. 56 mots de plus

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Concern over air quality in Montreal related to oil transport

MONTREAL — As this city becomes a transport hub for oil from Western Canada, residents in the east end may soon notice pungent odours and degrading air quality, environmental groups warn. 646 mots de plus

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Editorial: Energy sales to Ontario could be mutually profitable

MONTREAL — Premier Philippe Couillard and his counterpart from Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, emerged from their first tête-à-tête this week underscoring how much their provinces have in common and pledging a new era of cooperation. 560 mots de plus


Experts give views on South Portland move to block tarsands oil shipments

MONTREAL — A small city in Maine seems to have frustrated petroleum producers’ plans to sell oil from the Canadian oilsands on the international market. 652 mots de plus

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