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B.C. still a barrier to Northern Gateway following Clark’s victory

But the latest announcement from both Alberta and B.C. leaders shows signs of progress for pipeline proposals.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Northern Gateway pipeline talk: Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, says that the federal government is in agreement with British Columbia on four of its five conditions for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline, but the issue of revenue sharing ‘is for conversations between the provinces who own the resources.’

The federal government appears to be going out of its way to meet some of the conditions laid out by B.C. Premier Christy Clark for her province’s approval of the Northern Gateway Pipeline, but future heavy oil projects to the Pacific Coast will require further negotiations with industry and the Alberta government. Last week's Council of the Federation confirmed that those negotiations have begun. 

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B.C. still a barrier to Northern Gateway following Clark’s victory

But the latest announcement from both Alberta and B.C. leaders shows signs of progress for pipeline proposals.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Northern Gateway pipeline talk: Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, says that the federal government is in agreement with British Columbia on four of its five conditions for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline, but the issue of revenue sharing ‘is for conversations between the provinces who own the resources.’

The federal government appears to be going out of its way to meet some of the conditions laid out by B.C. Premier Christy Clark for her province’s approval of the Northern Gateway Pipeline, but future heavy oil projects to the Pacific Coast will require further negotiations with industry and the Alberta government. Last week's Council of the Federation confirmed that those negotiations have begun. 

  

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Monday, September 1, 2014
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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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