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Alberta Opposition United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney (Photo: David J. Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | It's time, perhaps, for Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to spend more energy explaining how her government is different from Jason Kenney's Opposition and less on how it's the same!
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Seth Klein stands with Indigenous leaders and #ProtectTheInlet protesters outside the Kinder Morgan facility on Burnaby Mountain. Photo: Protect the Inlet/Flickr
Seth Klein | Here's a different take on Kinder Morgan's ultimatum and the so-called "constitutional crisis" it has sparked.
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Office towers in downtown Houston. Photo: Roy Luck/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | The Texas-based company Kinder Morgan has the Canadian government doing its bidding, as it looks to expand its Trans Mountain pipeline.
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David J. Climenhaga | The current dispute between Alberta, B.C., and Ottawa over the Trans Mountain pipeline is not a constitutional crisis, but it could turn into one.
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Alberta Trade Minister Deron Bilous at the Rally4Resources Rally (Photo: David J. Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Yesterday's rally was an unedifying event. At least no one was chanting, "Lock 'Er Up" this time, although I'd bet you some members of the crowd were thinking it.
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Vancouver Kinder Morgan Protest. Photo: William Chen/Flickr, released under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International
David J. Climenhaga | We've got the chance, thanks be unto Donald J. Trump. Obviously, it's time to get the heck out of NAFTA!
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Woman holds sign at Vancouver Kinder Morgan protest. Photo: William Chen/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Justin Trudeau's bargain has always seemed full of holes, but perhaps it has taken the Kinder Morgan ultimatum to finally out it as the truly unworkable, fraudulent deal that it is.
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Perfidious Pierre, villain of the National Energy Program, as the late prime minister is understood by all good Albertans to have been (Photo: Wikimedia Commons).
David J. Climenhaga | It's pretty hard to argue this situation isn't an example of the oil industry's continued domination of the Alberta government.
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Justin Trudeau at podium. PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Duncan Cameron | Instead of being inspired by his father and using federal constitutional powers to promote environmental protection, Justin Trudeau has adopted the sunny ways approach -- decentralized federalism.
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Alberta premier Rachel Notley
David J. Climenhaga | If Canada won't stop acting like a constitutional democracy and start acting like a petro-tyranny, Kinder Morgan says it will take its pipeline and go home!
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Protestors block the gates of the Kinder Morgan Richmond Terminal. Photo: Peg Hunter/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Somebody has done some message testing and determined "the rule of law" is a good talking point to which Alberta audiences will respond favourably. The argument is fatuous.
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Crowd taking part in Salt Spring-Kinder Morgan action. Photo: Christina Marshall/Leadnow Canada/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | If protests in Burnaby continue to grow, and British Columbians continue to line up to be peacefully arrested, this is when Canadians will learn the real power of social license.