Blog Updates
Letter from Arnold McKee, Alberta Landowner

Arnold is a conscientious and proud rancher, he can tell you firsthand what happens once the first pipeline is put on your property. Be aware, you will get more pipelines and your land will become a pipeline corridor. Arnold describes how life is affected when that corridor is built close to your home.

Click here to read Arnold's Letter. 

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NEB - Government of Canada Pipeline Regulations: Criminalization of Farming?

New pipeline regulations proposed by the National Energy Board (NEB) shift the burden of constructing, operating and maintaining safe pipeline to farmers, who will face near automatic Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) or even Criminal Code prosecutions for failing to warn pipeline companies when pipelines cannot safely accommodate farming practices. Doesn't this sound backwards? On behalf of CAEPLA and landowners across Canada, the Manitoba Pipeline Landowners Association (MPLA) submitted a letter to the NEB urging the regulartor to shift the burdern to make pipelines safe back to pipeline companies where it belongs, and to avoid making criminals out of landowners and farmers. 


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Great Thoughts by Great Men and Women

Ludwig  von Mises"Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it." - G. K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 – 1936) was an English writer. His prolific and diverse output included philosophy, ontology, poetry, play writing, journalism, public lecturing/debating, biography, Christian apologetics, fantasy and detective fiction.

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Dave Core, CEO & Director of Federally Regulated Projects, will be attending:


Thursday February 12, 2015: Gibbons, AB, 2:00 p.m., Northern Gateway Landowner Meeting

Thursday February 12, 2015: Morinville, AB, 8:00 p.m., Northern Gateway Landowner Meeting

Friday February 13, 2015: Sangudo, AB, 7:00 p.m., Northern Gateway Landowner Meeting

Monday February 16, 2015: Dawson Creek, B.C., 1:30 p.m., Proposed NGTL Tower Birch Project, Calvin K Kruk Centre

Monday February 23, 2015: Carman, MB, 9:00 a.m., MBLC Meeting

Monday February 23, 2015: Swan Lake, MB, 7:00 p.m., Ratification Meeting, Swan Lake Community Centre

Tuesday February 24, 2015: Souris, MB, 6:30 p.m., Ratification Meeting,

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Presentation to the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources: February 28, 2013

Dave CoreGood morning Honourable Senators. It is my pleasure to be talking to you from Calgary this morning by video conference. Our National office is situated in Regina, Saskatchewan, but I am in Calgary on personal business right now.

The Canadian Association of Energy and Pipeline Landowner Associations (“CAEPLA”, formerly “CAPLA”), is an association made up of regional member landowner groups from New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and associate members from across Canada, coast to coast.

CAEPLA’s objective is to assist Canadian pipeline landowners to address more effectively the impacts of energy pipel

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CAEPLA Landowner Journal Fall/WinterThe CAEPLA Landowner Journal publication features special feature sections, including:

1) Ottawa's National Energy Board and its disposition towards landowners;

2) The Alberta Land Bills and the impact they will have on property rights, not just in Alberta, but even elsewhere in Canada (see what the CAEPLA SmartPig has to say about that in the letters section), and;

3) What to do when the landman comes calling.

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