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May 20, 2018

Flooding in B.C. won't help Alberta's case for Kinder Morgan

David J. Climenhaga
The location of rising water renders ineffective the tactics of friends of fossil fuel apologists, who would prefer the public doesn’t ponder the links between bitumen extraction and climate change.
Blog
Mar 31, 2018

The two faces, and campaigns, of Jason Kenney

David J. Climenhaga
We can't know with certainty what's in UCP Leader Jason Kenney's heart, but it's reasonable to suspect he still harbours long-term federal ambitions.
Photos
Mar 26, 2018
Image: Wikimedia Commons

More Scheer idiocy from the Conservatives

David Climenhaga
By behaving like children in Parliament, the Conservatives have proved Opposition leader Andrew Scheer is no Stephen Harper, and indeed that he is not much of leader at all.
Blog
Jan 30, 2018
Yukon Premier Sandy Silver. Image: Bw14/Wikimedia Commons

Electoral reform in Yukon

Linda Leon
The Yukon government is forming a non-partisan commission to study electoral reform in the Yukon. In response to that welcome initiative, I am writing a series existing electoral systems worldwide.
News
Jan 12, 2018
Photo: Wikimedia

Moving forward by looking back, 1998

Karl Nerenberg
In 1998, it looked like Jean Chrétien and his Liberals could remain in power forever. With his response to the near loss of the 1995 referendum, however, Chrétien sowed the seeds of his party's demise

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