In the Northwest Territories government inspectors are ordering a full engineering assessment of a troubled northern pipeline.
The Alberta government is running out of options to get their oil to foreign markets.
Another pipeline spill has leaked hundreds of thousands of chemicals in central Alberta.
By most accounts, it was a minor spill that was quickly contained.
Support for a natural gas pipeline from Alaska to Alberta via the Yukon is fading.
The public hearings began Tuesday in Kitamat, B.C., over the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline.
A pipeline spill near the small community of Wrigley in the Northwest Territories is far worse than originally reported.