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Kevin Orland

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Calgary, AB, Canada

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Past articles by Kevin:

Banks Get Protesters’ Names as Canada Financial Squeeze Unfolds

Canada’s national police service is sending to banks the names of people involved in protests that have paralyzed the nation’s capital, a first concrete step in the financial crackdown on demonstrators. → Read More

Trudeau’s Use of Emergency Law Provokes Confusion and Criticism

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his use of emergency powers to get protests across Canada under control after the opposition Conservatives accused him of using an “unprecedented sledgehammer.” → Read More

Trudeau to Invoke Emergency Powers in Response to Protests

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will invoke emergency powers in response to protests in Canada’s capital city that have entered their 18th day. → Read More

RBC CEO McKay Looks for Deals in U.S. and Europe Wealth Management

Wealth management is a particularly attractive business for investment right now. → Read More

Banks Emerge as Election Losers on Trudeau ‘Rifle Shot’ Tax

The banking industry could be among the clearest losers from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s re-election to a third term. → Read More

Trudeau Vows 3% Surtax on Big Canada Bank, Insurance Profits

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pledging to impose a 3% surtax on Canada’s largest financial institutions if he’s re-elected. → Read More

Vanishing Teller Jobs Threaten Women’s Banking Entry Point

For years, women have gotten a foot in the door to the finance industry by becoming bank tellers. Now that path is disappearing. → Read More

Oil-sands explorers restore some 20% of shut-in crude production

At least 20% of shut-in Canadian production is being restored, just months after the price crash forced producers in Alberta’s oil sands to slash up to 1 million barrels a day of output. → Read More

Canada’s oil province uses Covid crisis to speed economic revamp

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is using the Covid-19 pandemic to accelerate efforts to diversify his oil-dependent economy, a change of emphasis for a leader who once pledged to return the Canadian province to fiscal discipline. → Read More

Enbridge fight with Michigan over oil pipeline flares again

Enbridge Inc.’s yearlong battle with Michigan officials over a pipeline that runs through the Great Lakes is flaring up again after damage to a support structure prompted the state to try to shut down the conduit. → Read More

Enbridge's line 3 hits fresh pushback from Minnesota government

Enbridge Inc.’s planned replacement and expansion of its Line 3 crude oil pipeline hit another potential setback as Minnesota’s commerce department asked regulators to reconsider a key approval. → Read More

Montana judge blocks Keystone XL permit for river crossings

TC Energy Corp.’s Keystone XL oil-sands pipeline was a dealt a setback with a judge’s ruling that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers improperly approved a streamlined permit process without fully evaluating the impact on endangered species. → Read More

With Oil at Record Low $7.47, Canada Is First Price-War Casualty

(Bloomberg) -- In the oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia, the first big victim is likely to be Canada.Hit by unfettered supply from Russia and Saudi Arabia and reduced demand as a result of the coronavirus, the benchmark blend of crude produced from Canada’s oil sands plunged to a record low → Read More

Enbridge oil-shipping revamp hits snag as regulator steps in

Enbridge Inc.'s proposed shift to long-term crude shipping contracts on its Mainline pipeline network is drawing the ire of a growing number of producers, and now Canada's energy regulator is getting involved, which could delay the process. → Read More

Oil Producers in Canada Look Past Grim Days to a Rosier Future

The sun will come out tomorrow, or at least some time next year. → Read More

Husky CEO Downplays Chance of Rival for His $2.3 Billion MEG Bid

“We’re pretty unique in the way we can add value through the transaction,” Peabody said on Husky’s third-quarter earnings conference call. Peabody also said he’s not optimistic that Western Canada Select crude prices will be helped much by the end of an active U.S. refinery maintenance season that reduced → Read More

Canada Is Missing Out on the Global Oil Recovery

Cenovus Energy Inc. Chief Executive Officer Alex Pourbaix was in his office in downtown Calgary in late August when he checked his phone and noticed his company’s shares were plunging for no apparent reason. For Pourbaix’s company, one of the country’s largest oil sands producers, the ruling threatened → Read More

Saudi-Canada Fight Shows Need for More Pipelines, Oil Group Says

The escalating trade battle between Canada and Saudi Arabia highlights the need for more pipelines to move oil and natural gas around the northern nation to improve its energy security, according to the Canadian oil industry’s largest trade group. → Read More

Kinder’s Pacific Coast pipeline project’s cost jumps 26 percent

Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. said the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion will cost 26 percent more than estimated and take a year longer to complete. → Read More

Keystone XL's new path gets positive U.S. environmental review

TransCanada Corp.'s proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline won a relatively positive review from the U.S. State Department, which found that the conduit's approved route would have no significant environmental impacts. → Read More