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Two percent of Canada's oil gets to overseas markets

Two percent of Canada's oil gets to overseas markets

April 1 (UPI) -- Only 2 percent of the crude oil produced in Canada made it to overseas markets last year, the National Energy Board reported.
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Canada ties energy security to stewardship

Canada ties energy security to stewardship

March 31 (UPI) -- Canadian Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford said from Alberta that Canada's economic future depends on responsible resource development.
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Canada signs off on four LNG export licenses

Canada signs off on four LNG export licenses

March 27 (UPI) -- Canada is well positioned to help meet the growing market demands for liquified natural gas, Canadian Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford said.
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Canadian oil exports down marginally for January

Canadian oil exports down marginally for January

March 26 (UPI) -- Canada exported about 2 percent fewer barrels of oil per day in January than it did at the same time last year, the National Energy Board reported.
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Canada's Harper praises Alberta premier Redford

Canada's Harper praises Alberta premier Redford

March 24 (UPI) -- Alison Redford, outgoing premier for Alberta and an advocate for energy, was a "strong steward" for the economy, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said.
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Canada courts China as energy partner

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 20 (UPI) -- Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver told members of a Chinese trade group his country has the reserves available to meet growing energy demands.

Canada imposes more sanctions on Russian, Ukrainian officials

OTTAWA, March 18 (UPI) -- The Canadian government imposed more sanctions and travel bans against 10 Russians and Ukrainians following Sunday's vote in Crimea to secede from Ukraine.

Canada votes to send Ukraine $220 million in financial support

OTTAWA, March 13 (UPI) -- Canada will provide a loan guarantee and other aid totaling $220 million to the new government in Ukraine, the Canadian foreign affairs minister said Thursday.

Canada's energy stardom expanding, government says

OTTAWA, March 13 (UPI) -- Canada is positioned to take advantage of growing energy demand and become a "21st century energy superpower," Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver said.
Canada inks free-trade deal with South Korea

Canada inks free-trade deal with South Korea

SEOUL, March 11 (UPI) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday his government signed a free-trade agreement with South Korea, Canada's first with an Asian market.
Treason investigation opened against ex-Ukrainian navy chief

Treason investigation opened against ex-Ukrainian navy chief

KIEV, Ukraine, March 2 (UPI) -- Ukrainian Naval Chief Cmdr. Denys Berezovsky was fired Sunday for telling soldiers in the Crimea to hand over their weapons to Russian forces.

Canadian oil exports to U.S. increased last year

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Canada sent an average of more than 2.5 million barrels of oil per day to the United States in 2013, up 10 percent from the previous year, government data show.

Canadian bitumen exports to U.S. Midwest increases

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Bitumen exports from Canada to the United States during the fourth quarter of 2013 increased by more than 4 percent, the Canadian government said Wednesday.
U.S.-Canada water talks make KXL 'look silly'

U.S.-Canada water talks make KXL 'look silly'

EDMONTON, Alberta, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Debates over Canadian oil pipelines are going to "look silly" compared with future U.S-Canadian discussions over water, the Canadian envoy to Washington said.

Canadian regulator OKs Veresen's LNG export facility

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A Canadian regulator said it approved a 25-year license to export liquefied natural gas through the United States in Veresen Inc.'s Jordan Cove energy project.
Beer on line in friendly hockey wager between Obama, Harper

Beer on line in friendly hockey wager between Obama, Harper

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- President Obama owes Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper a case of beer after Team Canada beat Team USA for Olympic gold in women's hockey at Sochi, Russia.
U.S. Mexican, Canadian leaders commit to region's competitiveness

U.S. Mexican, Canadian leaders commit to region's competitiveness

TOLUCA, Mexico, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Mexico, Canada and the United States vow to position the region as a global competitor, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto told business and academic leaders.

Canadians leave Mexico confident about energy future

TOLUCA, Mexico, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The Canadian government sees a "significant opportunity" to expand its energy partnership with Mexico, Canadian Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver said.

Keystone XL tops Stephen Harper's agenda in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said he'd discuss the prospects for the Keystone XL pipeline during his meetings in Mexico with the U.S. president.

Obama schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 19

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- President Obama leaves Washington for Toluca, Mexico, Wednesday to participate in the North American Leaders Summit, the White House said.

U.S., Mexico mull relaxing border for 'trusted' travelers

TOLUCA, Mexico, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- President Obama and Mexico's president may cut a deal to relax border controls for "trusted" travelers, officials said ahead of a North American leaders summit.

Nova Scotia wants to host TransCanada pipeline

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The port of Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, "could be an option" for the terminal point of a 1,864-mile oil pipeline planned by TransCanada, a provincial minister said.

Canada is becoming 'natural resource superpower,' gov't official says

BRAMPTON, Ontario, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Canada is becoming a "natural resource superpower" and ties to India can help secure the position, Canadian Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver said.

Canada prioritizes diverse trade in energy

OTTAWA, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- With energy accounting for the bulk of Canada's exports, Trade Minister Ed Fast said new markets were vital to diversifying the nation's economy.

Canada sticking with controversial Cyclone helicopters

OTTAWA, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Canada will stick with its plans to acquire Sikorsky's CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopters despite persistent controversy surrounding the $5 billion deal.
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