Columnists
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Ole Hendrickson | The SNC-Lavalin affair rips the veil off the hidden world of corporate influence on government decision-making.
Blog
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David Suzuki | Although most of our elected representatives acknowledge climate change and the need to act, some have been compromised by the fossil fuel industry.
News
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Alyse Kotyk | The B.C. Liberals are under scrutiny for accepting significant donations from lobbyists, including those connected to the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline project, sparking an RCMP investigation.
Podcast
Hope Isn't A Strategy
Daryn Caister | An entire lake disappearing due to climate change in Bolivia, a rush of lobbying by mining companies, and an expose on how to evade lobbying laws in Canada.
Blog
David J. Climenhaga | Ethics Commissioner's report contains a finding that will have a significant impact on the way lobbying is conducted in Alberta in the future.
News
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Seble Samuel | Between the summer of 2008 and fall of 2012, 35 petroleum industries lobbied the federal government with 2,700 reports of communications with Canadian politicians.
Blog
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David J. Climenhaga | These new publications have the potential to upset the applecart for the folks who used to have this business to themselves.
Blog
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Nora Loreto | Daniel Gagnier has a long history as a Liberal insider. Nora Loreto takes us through it.
Blog
Rob Merrifield
David J. Climenhaga | A graceful departure would have benefitted former Alberta trade representative Rob Merrifield's reputation as well as the province he had been generously paid to serve.
Blog
Wildrose Finance Critic Derek Fildebrandt
David J. Climenhaga | Health groups are pressing Alberta's government to increase taxes on tobacco. A big tobacco company is lobbying... the opposition. Go figure.
News
Megan Devlin | A Greenpeace Freedom of Information request reveals the Harper government has spent millions of taxpayers' dollars pushing the tar sands agenda internationally.
Blog
Brad Zubyk
David J. Climenhaga | With come-from-away lobbyists eyeing Alberta, almost any known New Democrat looking for lunch shouldn't have any trouble finding a date.