|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Don't count on resales of unused pipe from the Keystone XL pipeline offsetting much of Alberta's "investment" in Premier Jason Kenney's $1.5-billion bad bet.|
Are the federal Conservatives a national government in waiting or a separatist bloc? Andrew Scheer must decideDavid J. Climenhaga | If Andrew Scheer is unprepared to deal with the separatist contagion in his caucus, the Conservative Party of Canada will be dismissed as nothing more than a Prairie province bloc.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is making up parliamentary conventions to suit himself, and Albertans are likely to be angry no matter the outcome of today's federal election.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | If Jason Kenney is serious about achieving a destiny as prime minister of Canada, he's going to have to stop giving the impression he's a separatist, isn't he?|
Regardless of Jason Kenney's tweets, the Corporate Mapping Project is uncovering data of value to citizensDavid J. Climenhaga | Support for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's peer-reviewed grant application-review process appears to cross political lines.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Announcements that don't contain much news are absolutely a staple of democratic politics, and Conservatives are masters of the art form.|
The Pope says global warming is real. What will publicly pious carbon-tax hating Catholics like Jason Kenney do?David J. Climenhaga | Pope Francis, leader of 1.3 billion Catholics, has declared global warming to be a real thing and putting a price on carbon to be "essential" to saving the planet.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Is "Ottawa, we have a problem" on those Tory blue advertisements about a pipeline, or a government? If the latter, why are our tax dollars paying for it?|
|Blog 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.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Right now we seem to be headed for an intramural game of chicken between Ottawa and Edmonton.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Thanks to the work done by outgoing Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, support for the TMX in Canada has probably reached its high-water mark. It has nowhere to go but down.|
|Blog 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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