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David Suzuki | Projects like Trans Mountain and the expanded oilsands development on which they depend conflict with our Paris Agreement commitments to limit greenhouse gas emissions and rising global temperatures.
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Sophia Reuss | A federal court overruled the government's approval of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline, the U.S. prison strike spreads to Canada, and Doug Ford wages war on the poor.
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David J. Climenhaga | The economics of the pipeline project were always pretty dubious, and remain so, despite enormous political capital invested by numerous political players.
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Brent Patterson | Kanahus Manuel and other land and water defenders trying to stop the construction of a man camp on Secwepemc territory.
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Jean Swanson. Photo: Tamara Herman/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | Activist Jean Swanson was sentenced to seven days in jail for defying a court injunction banning protesters from the Trans Mountain pipeline extension construction site on Burnaby Mountain.
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David J. Climenhaga | Saudi Arabia is sending Canada's ambassador home. And if we don't shut up about their human rights abuses, they say they'll interfere in Canadian politics.
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Jason Kenney at a press conference in 2012. Photo: Rob Salerno/Daily Xtra/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | With the benefit of hindsight, the prime minister's 2016 remarks about Brexit sound prime ministerial, even statesmanlike. UCP Leader Jason Kenney's rather less so.
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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley in Edmonton on June 14, 2018 (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | It must make the blood of Opposition Leader Jason Kenney's strategic brain trust over at the United Conservative Party run cold to see world oil prices creeping upward.
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Justine Trudeau. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
David J. Climenhaga | Yesterday's announcement puts Canada's opposition in an uncomfortable spot. But when it comes to talking points, modern Conservatives can turn on a dime.
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Rachel Notley. Photo: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's premier is more disciplined than the old Irish-Canadian baritone from Baie-Comeau. The words "roll the dice" will never pass her lips. Dice are rolling just the same.
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Wind turbines. Photo: Tobias Nordhausen/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The furious debate about the merits of current and future pipeline projects underscores the need for an evidence-based long-term energy strategy for Canada.
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Justin Trudeau and Rachel Notley in 2016
David J. Climenhaga | The Liberals setting up a national election campaign that is about 50 per cent Sunny Ways and 50 per cent Beware of the Dog. Jason Kenney looks good for the part of the dog.