Enbridge Pipeline

December 18, 2013

This is a video the Daryl did last year about the Enbridge Pipeline which runs just outside of Cambridge.



Risky Ontario Tar Sands Pipeline Gets No Review by Federal Environmental Assessment Agency Under Weak New Rules

July 9, 2012

Enbridge, fined for 24 pipeline violations in Michigan, first big winner Toronto, ON – Enbridge, the tar sands pipeline giant, was recently fined for 24 separate violations in Michigan, where a pipeline spilled tar sands oil into a river. But there will be no review by the federal environmental assessment agency of its risky plan […]

Building Gold on Contaminated Ground?

March 5, 2012

The city is building Green Buildings on shaky ground, and trying to fool everyone with a fog of green smoke surrounded by gold mirrors. Silver isn’t good enough, our council wants Cambridge to be the greenest city in Canada. We already have the “greenest” city hall in Canada, and as of March 5 all new […]

Slip Sliding with the Spin Doctors Editorial by Scot Ferguson-Barber

February 2, 2012

Slip sliding away, slip sliding away You know the nearer your destination, the more you slip sliding away  Slip Sliding away Paul Simon As we have been watching our water pipes disintegrate across the city we have to wonder what would happen if it were oil? The oil pipes were also built 40 years ago. […]

Stop the presses!

January 30, 2012

I just received a call from City Hall that they have a copy of the Emergency Plan from Enbridge for Cambridge. (Two weeks ago I was told it wasn’t on file here. Kind of funny how it magically appeared) I want to see it before we go to print. Everything else is in layout but this issue might […]

Enbridge is not a Cambridge Problem?

January 26, 2012

I’m very tied up with the February issue right now, and I had to wait to see how this played out before we go to print. I’m just going to put a bit here for now to give you an idea, there is a lot more to come. Sue taylor and I met with Mayor […]

It could never happen here.

January 10, 2012

This is for those of you who are accusing me of being a left wing headline hunting scare monger. An oil spill in B.C. in a pipeline owned by Enbridge. Of course, it could never happen here. Nothing ever happens in Cambridge. All I have to say is this is one time where I hope […]

Cambridge Public Hearing into Enbridge

January 10, 2012

I have been talking to Enbridge Oil head Office and they have agreed to hold one of the public hearing later this year in Cambridge. We are still working out details, but you can be sure you will be notified.

Enbridge Oil: Health and Safety Concerns for Cambridge

December 15, 2011

By Scot Ferguson-Barber and Sue Taylor Environmental Risks – Health and Safety Concerns Enbridge Corporation was in the news several times last year because of two major oil leaks, with a third being reported last September. The reported third leak was from Line 10 which runs through Westover, Ont (A “don’t blink or you’ll miss […]

Canada energy regulator lax on pipelines: watchdog

December 14, 2011

This came out this morning. CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s energy regulator has failed to make adequate checks to ensure pipeline operators fix safety problems uncovered at their facilities and keep emergency procedures up to date, the country’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development said on Tuesday. In a report to Parliament that raises serious […]

The pipeline in our back yard

December 14, 2011

I’ve had this on my story list for awhile now, but after some preliminary investigation I knew it was going to be time consuming. After our journalism  students had done a couple of fluff stories, I gave it to Brendan to see what he could come up with. I expected them to stonewall him, and […]