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Complaints against Canadian telecom, TV providers soar 57% in 2017-18: report

There has been a dramatic increase in the number of complaints raised against Canada’s telecommunications providers, according to an annual tally released Tuesday by the private-sector body assigned to resolve disputes brought by customers who haven’t been able to get satisfaction directly from their provider.

NEB reports crude-by-rail exports rose to a record 269,829 bpd in September

CALGARY — The National Energy Board says crude-by-rail exports from Canada rose to a record 269,829 barrels per day in September.

That’s up more than 17 per cent from 229,544 in August and just over double the 134,132 barrels per day recorded in September 2017.

Total crude exports reached 3.47 million bpd in September, up from 3.31 million a year earlier.

Another Keystone XL setback; environmental review ordered

NEW YORK — Environmentalists cheered a federal court order that blocks a Trump administration permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, pending an environmental review.

The pipeline would begin in Alberta and shuttle as much as 830,000 barrels a day of crude through a half dozen states to terminals on the Gulf Coast.