‘We got that deleted’ Canada’s oil sands lobby twisting Washington’s arm – Media

“As U.S. senators debate some of the most sweeping climate change laws in American history, a powerful lobbying effort led by Canadian officials and huge oil firms may be winning …

Recent developments on LCFS initiatives in the US

This document provides information on current LCFS programs currently in place within the U.S.; the document highlights the California LCFS, the first of its kind in the U.S.  This has …

Oil sands interests focussed on as speaking point for minister’s trip to CSLF

This document outlines key speaking points for Ministers Knight and Raitt who would be travelling to the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum Meetings in Europe.  Topic of key interest included the …

Talking points for Lisa Raitt- Canada’s oil sands

This document outlines key speaking points for Lisa Raitt which shed a positive light on Oil Sands production and the ‘actions’ undertaken by the Government of Canada to develop these …

Canada demonstrates clean energy leadership at global Forum

In this news release by Natural Resources Canada, the government of Canada as well as Minister Raitt were ‘praised’ for being a global leader on climate change policies and in …

Natural Resource Canada – news release regarding IEA ministerial meeting

This news release discusses Minister Lisa Raitt’s visit to Paris to attend the International Energy Agency (IEA) ministerial meeting.  The release discusses the focus given to CCS technologies and Canada’s …

IEA ministerial meeting debrief

This email sent by Stacey Burton describes briefly the purpose of the IEA Ministerial Meeting in Paris and several focus points which came from the meeting.  She then continues to …

News release – Minister Raitt attending carbon sequestration leadership forum

This file  contains the formal acknowledgement that Minister Raitt and NRCan, prior to her trip to the CSLF, would like a news release to summarize Canada’s Leadership on CCS.…

Proposed delegation list

This document is list of proposed Delegates from Natural Resources Canada, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and the Canadian Embassy.…

Emails regarding the carbon sequestration leadership forum ministerial meeting

The following two documents are emails which requests information regarding the Forums events and focus areas, any scenarios, bios, or any other relevant information which could be useful to the …

McGuinty asks about California Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Raitt lobbying: Question Period

Liberal MP David McGuinty notes how “The natural resources minister lobbies to block progressive fossil fuel standards out of California instead of helping Canada compete and win in the race …

Canadian Ambassador Wilson letter to Governor Schwarzenegger on LCFS

This is yet another letter from Michael Wilson, Ambassador to the United States, against California’s LCFS. The letter asks the Governor of California to review an accompanying letter from the …

Canadian minister Raitt letter to Governor Schwarzenegger on LCFS

On April 29, 2009, the Canadian Minister of Natural Resources sent a letter to the Governor of California. The Minister’s letter expresses the concern that “crude oil derived from Canada’s …