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Pipes for the Keystone Pipeline. Image: Wikimedia Commons/shannonpatrick17
Gordon Laxer | The rule obligates Canada to make available to the U.S. the same share of oil, natural gas and electricity as the previous three years. No other country has signed away access to its energy resources.
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Duncan Cameron | Rachel Notley wants to know why "we're acting like a bunch of villages as opposed to a nation." There is a leadership role for Ottawa and Justin Trudeau needs to recognize it.
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Ramsey Hart | On June 26 the Supreme Court of Canada released a much anticipated decision in Tsilhqot'in Nation v. B.C. The core issue in the case is the extent and nature of Aboriginal title to lands.
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Jim Stanford | The last three decades have witnessed a far-reaching neoliberal transformation of the Canadian economy, politics and culture that has been dramatic, thorough and socially destructive.
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Brendan Haley | There is an intersection between the "staples trap" and a new, more ominous "carbon trap," that must be addressed centrally in modern policy responses to the challenge of staples dependence.
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Stuart Trew | There are a lot of connections between the Harper government's trade and energy agendas. The interrelated objective is the continued rapid expansion for export of oil, gas and minerals.
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Bertrand Schepper, Philippe Hurteau | For the moment, we let foreign companies extract and leave with resources, devoid as we are of any political will to encourage secondary and tertiary processing on our territory.
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Jim Stanford | The federal government's announcement on Friday that it is approving two more big oilsands takeovers was political tap-dancing at its best.
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Duncan Cameron | What Harper fails to understand is that state strategy is a key element in promoting economic advantages, China being a case in point.
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Jim Stanford | As soon as it won its coveted majority, the Harper government put the pedal to the metal on the trade front, with a stampede of new free-trade deals.
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Jim Stanford | Want to know why Canada's currency is sky-high despite our sluggish recovery, our large and persistent current account deficit, and our lousy export performance?
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Jim Stanford | The Prime Minister's trip to China last week sparked a flurry of media coverage regarding prospects for "closer" economic ties between Canada and China.