Norgaard, DiCiccio still pressing freeway issues

Robson had worried that in the event of a major emergency, traffic would be so dense that it would be impossible to clear the area in a short time in the event of a chemical spill or some other emergency where time was of the essence. ADOT subsequently agreed to leave for emergency use only a road …

Comment: Rethinking Confederation

Given that a future spill is almost a statistical certainty, the position of B.C. seemed a simple case of due diligence, since the consequence of a major pipeline spill would have dramatic and long-lasting impacts … Ottawa, locked into support for a dying fossil-fuel industry, has blatantly taken Alberta's side.

Comment: Cenovus CEO should get facts straight

The price discount for diluted bitumen has increased recently only because TransCanada's Keystone pipeline, which delivers mostly heavy oil to the Gulf Coast, sprang a leak in South Dakota on Nov. 16. The line was shut down, taking almost 600,000 barrels a day of export capacity offline. When the …

Other View: Time to invest in lock-and-dam system

In Winona, shippers would have to find a way to move 1.4 million tons by truck or rail. … The study estimates nearly 600 more trucks daily on Hwy. … But, there's an overwhelming need to increase awareness and funding for our lock-and-dam system — especially a problem would spill into other parts of …

BREAKING: Car crash on the Bruce Hwy, one lane closed

Initial reports are the car was carrying three passengers. "All occupants are out of the car with mino injuries, no one is being transported (to hospital) at this stage," the police spokesman said. It is understood there is a minor motor oil spill on the roadway. Queensland Fire and Emergency Service crews …