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Rescued Snowy Owls Released Back Into the Wild

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Manitobans love their snowy owls. The distinctive yellow-eyed, black-beaked white birds are not exactly a common feature as they tend to stay and breed in the sparsely-populated northeastern part of the province.

But come winter, the territorial birds of prey will chase their youngest or weakest away from the habitat, forcing them to escape south for better chances of hunting the lemmings and small rodents they eat.

Employees Lead the Charge in Empowering Community

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Thanks to the generosity of employees and in-house contractors from across the company, TransCanada’s second annual Get Empowered! campaign, held this September, raised over $730,000 for registered charities in Canada and the U.S. That's a 44 per cent increase over last year's campaign.

Operation Riverboat Puts Emergency Response to the Test

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It’s Jeremy Dangel’s job to be prepared for the worst case scenario. As manager of TransCanada’s Emergency Preparedness and Response, Dangel and his team must be prepared to effectively respond to an incident of any kind on TransCanada’s pipeline systems.

The company’s ability to respond was recently tested during a day-and-a-half-long exercise, dubbed “Operation Riverboat,” that simulated an oil spill resulting from a third-party pipeline strike near water in Yankton, South Dakota.

One-of-a-Kind Facility Shapes R&D Breakthroughs

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They’ve come from UK, Japan, China, Australia and Brazil because it is a ground-breaking piece of equipment – the only one of its type in the world.

They’ve come out to TransCanada’s Gas Dynamic Test Facility, located in Didsbury, Alberta to view the results from a relatively recent addition to TransCanada’s research and development (R&D) program– a $300,000 high pressure shock tube that replicates, with a high degree of accuracy, the events following a rupture in a high-pressure natural gas pipeline.

TransCanada Named Industry Leader in Sustainability

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An unwavering commitment to improving transparency in sustainability reporting has once again earned TransCanada positions on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and North America indices in 2015.

TransCanada Recognized for Efforts to Improve Air Quality

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TransCanada has once again been recognized for its efforts in contributing to cleaner air.

Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) member companies achieved a 5.8 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2014, contributing to a significant 22 per cent reduction in carbon emissions over the last five years.

The news is contained in the CEA's 2015 Sustainable Electricity Annual Report, titled "Delivering Value to Canadians."

Environmental Innovation Restores Wildhorse Creek

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Blog originally posted on http://blog.transcanada.com.

Wildhorse Creek is a small waterway that meanders its way across southern Oklahoma. It is neither wild nor particularly scenic, but it has played a role in Oklahoma history (Confederate soldiers captured wild horses along its banks during the American Civil War), and it has been confronted by human intrusion – mainly agricultural runoff – for more than a century.

Addressing Eastern Canada’s Concerns About Natural Gas Supply

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Blog originally posted on http://blog.transcanada.com.

From its inception, TransCanada’s proposed Energy East Pipeline has been about doing what’s right for Canada’s evolving energy sector in the best interest of all Canadians.

TransCanada Named One of Canada’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens

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TransCanada has quietly – and once again – been recognized by an independent third party as one of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens.

TransCanada ranked 40th on Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list, announced June 4. It marks the 8th year that TransCanada has appeared on the list since it began in 2002.

Veterans Add Value to Our Workplace

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One of our newest veteran recruits is Stewart Campbell whose more than 20 years in the Canadian Armed Forces prepared him well for a career at TransCanada.

Stewart Campbell joined the roster of Canadians being honoured in 2013 with the new Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for lifetime contributions, achievements or service to his country. In Campbell’s case, he earned medals on all three accounts.

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