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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister Catherine McKenna take part in ministerial meeting on climate change in Montréal. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Gordon Laxer | Why would a government so publicly committed to climate action throw more good money at a dodgy pipeline expansion, especially when Alberta has torn up its side of the climate understanding?
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An undated stock photo of work on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Photo: Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | Since it has now been clearly established that B.C. cannot control what goes through a federally regulated pipeline, a strong argument can now be made that neither can Alberta.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s Automotive Centre of Excellence in Oshawa, Ontario. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Linda McQuaig | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jumped on buying an aging, climate-destroying pipeline, but has shrugged and shown no interest in using taxpayer dollars to create a Canadian-owned automaker.
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Image: Jeff Wallace/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Mars didn't invade Alberta, but orphan wells could end up being bigger than Orson Wells! We need a Green New Deal … or at least a sales tax! Don't hold your breath for either.
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Conservative Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer riding in a truck. (Photo: Twitter).
David J. Climenhaga | The purpose of the truck convoy protest was supposedly to demand a pipeline to tidewater, immediately, thereby improving the fortunes of Alberta's oil industry.
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Karl Nerenberg | The delay in calling a by-election in B.C., where Jagmeet Singh is a declared candidate might have less to do with the NDP leader’s candidacy and more with a pipeline cutting right through the riding.
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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley addresses Alberta Teachers Association social studies teachers yesterday as environmentalist Tzeporah Berman looks on.
David J. Climenhaga | It wasn't a debate, exactly, but there was certainly a contrast of views when Alberta's premier and a prominent West Coast environmentalist addressed a group of teachers yesterday.
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Sophia Reuss | It was a busy week. We wasted no time in distilling the good, the bad, and the ugly in NAFTA 2.0; analyzing the outcome of the Quebec elections; looking at the latest Trans Mountain Pipeline updates.
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Sophia Reuss | Doug Ford's use of the 'notwithstanding clause' to press forth with municipal gerrymandering, Rise for Climate actions across the globe, and next steps in the fight over the Trans Mountain pipeline.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces action to uphold the Better Local Government Act. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Voters now need to ask politicians in what circumstances they would use Section 33. And if you live in Toronto, you should probably grab your pots and pans and hit the streets.
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Sophia Reuss | Trans Mountain Pipeline project reveals need for reckoning on Indigenous land rights, belated labour day reading, and NAFTA drama.
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Evans Yellow Old Woman | An open letter from a Calgary-based coalition calls on Rachel Notley to commit to meaningful reconciliation after declaring she would "build this pipeline!" at Calgary Pride in the Park.