When Arlene Boon wakes up in middle of the night, the first thing she thinks about is the dam and how to stop it. "On what front can you fight this project or what argument can you make that's going to be a good one?
The federal Conservative government has approved plans to expand an oil sands mining project, despite the environment minister saying the effort is likely to cause significant �adverse environmental effects.
Hydro-Qu�bec is asking the province's energy board for permission to increase rates next year by nearly six per cent. That would cost the average homeowner $120 more per year.
When loaded trains begin moving through downtown Lac-M�gantic, Que., this month, they will pass through the heart of the damaged town and within sight of dozens of buildings that were levelled after an oil train exploded this summer, killing 47 people.
Peter Munk admits it: he is not handing over his pride and joy in the best of condition. From pay package to history of losses, Barrick chair John Thornton has a lot to overcome.