My recent column suggested that Canada implement a "Buy Canadian" strategy associated with major natural resource developments, with the goal of enhancing Canadian content in the overall value chain.
The Conservatives are brandishing a new weapon in their fight to exploit the Alberta oil sands, pulling a figure from a recent article published in the journal Nature by scientist Andrew Weaver.
Alain Deneault and others
An open letter on the collaboration between the Institut de nouveau monde (INM) and Minalliance to organize public "conversations" about the future of mining in Québec.
Successive federal governments have failed to recognize our oceans as much more than reservoirs of resources to exploit for short-term gain.
Canada stands on guard for just about every other imaginable disaster but has no plan to deal with an international oil shortage even though one is almost certain to hit soon.
The case, wittily concocted by a Sun News television comedian, is that our government's determination to produce ever more carbon and to profit from it is "ethical," because Canada is a good country.
Advocates of low potash royalties are claiming that New Democrats fared poorly in Saskatchewan's recent election because they proposed higher potash royalties.
The Harper government's Big Idea for the future of the economy is that Canada should become an "energy superpower." What will make it so is the gargantuan development of the Alberta tar sands.
I never thought I'd see the day when the words "national," "energy" and "strategy" would be strung together and promoted by the Alberta government.
Like Obama, the Harper government is aggressively pursuing trade agreements with developing countries in the wake of failure at the WTO's Doha Round.