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Canada’s Oil And Gas Regulator Investigates A Leak In A Transcanada Pipeline

National Energy Board spokeswoman Rebecca Taylor said Thursday that the TransCanada had a rupture on its NOVA gas transmission line. She says the pipeline has been shut down. More business news In Europe, a lingering crisis gets new attention Howard Schneider The ECB will be looking hard at whos healthy and whos not as it takes over supervision of the regions banks. More business news TransCanada spokesman Shawn Howard says no public safety threat was expected. He says the line carries sweet gas, which is low in poisonous hydrogen sulfide. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been pushing for U.S. State Department approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. That pipeline would carry oil from Canadas tar sands to the U.S. Gulf Coast. Environmental groups oppose the pipeline saying it would carry dirty oil that contributes to global warming. They also worry about a spill. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Cam Ward motivated by Team Canada snub

He wants in on Sochi. “Ive known Cam for a very, very long time,” said Hurricanes captain Eric Staal . “He may say that didnt bother him a lot, but it definitely added some fuel to the fire that was already there.” The way Staal sees it, its a win-win for Ward and for the Hurricanes if he plays well enough to get back into the good graces of Team Canada. That means a lot of Ws for Carolina in the process. And despite not going to Canadas camp last summer, Ward never felt out of the running for a shot at Sochi. “I never looked at it last summer when the camp roster came out that I couldnt make the team anymore,” said Ward. “I looked at it as extra motivation and I know that if I can play like I know I can in the first half of the season, theyll be watching and that Ill be in consideration. Thats my focus. If I make that team, obviously that means the Hurricanes are doing well, too. Thats what Im striving for, thats my goal.” First things first. For Ward, this season is about re-establishing himself and getting back into the swing of things. “For me its about getting the game reps again,” said Ward. “When you include the lockout and then my injury, I was basically sitting for a year.