James McCarten

James McCarten is a reporter with The Canadian Press

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Let's get serious about a Putin-era strategy for energy, economy, climate: Freeland

Canada's deputy prime minister urged the world's democracies on Tuesday to confront the hard economic truths of a perilous new world order and seek common cause in the shared values of prosperity, energy security, protecting the planet, and free and fair trade.

Wisconsin judge rules against Enbridge on Line 5, but stops short of shutdown

A Wisconsin judge has ruled in favour of an Indigenous band in its dispute with Enbridge over Line 5, but stopped short of shutting down the controversial cross-border pipeline.

Alberta premier, oilsands execs in Washington to rehabilitate Canada's energy image

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and oilsands industry executives are in the U.S. capital as part of a fresh push to rehabilitate the public image of Canada's fossil fuels.

Island nations facing 'triple crisis,' Barbados PM says before meeting Trudeau

The prime minister of Barbados is pleading the case of smaller island nations that are struggling to deal with a "triple crisis" amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gordie Howe international bridge project prompts calls to Buy Canadian

Union leaders, opposition MPs and advocates for Canada's steel producers say they're concerned that a portion of a $5.7 billion international bridge project between Detroit and Windsor, Ont., could be built using raw materials produced outside North America. 

Canada has existing options if Line 5 shuts down, environmental report argues

Viable alternatives to Line 5 already exist if the controversial cross-border pipeline gets shut down, says a new report from an Canadian environmental group looking to bridge the ideological gulf in the public debate over North America's continuing dependence on fossil fuels.

Canada-U.S. border agents try to stem flow of migrants in face of unforgiving weather, vast distances

Last week, RCMP in Manitoba recovered the frozen bodies of a family from India in a field near the Canada-U.S. border. The tragedy underscored the challenge border guards confront every day as they patrol the vast border area and face unforgiving weather.

Canada may have another unlikely ally in its electric vehicle tax-credit fight: Arizona

Arizona is hoping to become a focal point of the electric vehicle revolution, but many in the state oppose proposed tax credits for American-assembled, union-built vehicles.

Michigan judge rejects attorney general's effort to move Line 5 case to state court

Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. scored a key victory in the Line 5 dispute Tuesday as a judge in Michigan rejected the state attorney general's bid to get the dispute over the cross-border pipeline kicked out of federal court.

Fully vaccinated Canadians jam land border as U.S. finally eases travel restrictions

Anticipation turned to elation Monday as fully vaccinated Canadians visited loved ones, vacation properties and popular American shopping haunts after the United States finally eased southbound travel restrictions along the world's longest unmilitarized land border.