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CBC pretends Trans Mountain’s 69 oil spills never happened

May 27, 2016 | 

Truth is the first casualty of the pipeline wars The next time Canada’s public broadcaster publishes a column by Calgary pundit Duane Bratt, it should come with a disclaimer: ...

Whose pipelines are these, anyway?

Crashing heavy oil prices great for China, Saudi Arabia “Oil to tidewater.” It’s an industry mantra happily adopted by politicians – and even some environmentalists. But ask yourself this: ...

Meet the trophy-hunting clowns who dictate wildlife policy in B.C.

April 29, 2016 | 

Afro wigs, bananas and big cheques for the politicians in the room It’s Spring, which means the usual passel of foreign executives, weird dentists, and professional sports players are ...

Is Christy Clark “Getting to Yes” on Kinder Morgan?

B.C. Premier’s oil tanker resistance could crumble if Site C, LNG are at stake The B.C. government’s lack of support for oil tankers on the West Coast has always ...

Beijing’s Long Game in the Oil Sands

With a Trudeau in office, the Chinese government’s decade-old strategy kicks into gear On October 20th, 2015, Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau received a congratulatory call from China’s ambassador Luo ...

Rise of the Green Tories

March 1, 2016 | 

Part 2 in a two-part series about the next leader of Canada’s Conservative party. Part 1 is about Kevin O’Leary and the temptation presented by Donald Trump. The most ...

Canada’s Donald Trump?

March 1, 2016 | 

Part 1 in a two-part series about the next leader of Canada’s Conservative party. Part 2 is about Michael Chong and the rise of the Green Tories. The Donald ...

China is a country, not a race

February 25, 2016 | 

Xi Jinping, the President of China, makes Donald Trump sound like a liberal poseur. Cracking down on Muslims? Check. Torturing political enemies? Check. Mass surveillance, violation of reproductive rights, ...

Want Free Trade? Build A West Coast Pipeline, Says China

January 20, 2016 | 

With final arguments in the Kinder Morgan pipeline review underway in Burnaby, a top Chinese official is using the moment to offer Canadians a deal. In his visit to ...

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