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What Does Joe Oliver Know About Science? Not Much

Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 - Imagine you have this avuncular Uncle Joe. He doesn’t read much about climate science, but he looks at the websites that tell you the whole thing is overblown and there’s really no risk. It would...
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Canada Goes Rogue

Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 - I am frequently asked how I maintain a positive attitude when confronted by Stephen Harper’s destructive agenda—dismembering our environmental laws and policies. Honestly, I can respond that most...
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Greens do politics differently (But not in the way that Rex Murphy thinks)

Thursday, 04 Apr 2013 - In his Saturday National Post column, Rex Murphy claimed that Canada’s Green party has no goal other than to get me elected as an MP — and that this has been the case for “two or three general...
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My Critics Favour "Truthiness" Over Fact

Wednesday, 03 Apr 2013 - I don't know Mr. McCullough, but in reviewing his blogs he seems to have embraced the weary cynic style of punditry. The strange attack on me as a pointless entity, "The Stonehenge of Canadian...
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My Critics Favour “Truthiness” Over Fact

Tuesday, 02 Apr 2013 - I don’t know Mr. McCullough, but in reviewing his blogs he seems to have embraced the weary cynic style of punditry. The strange attack on me as a pointless entity, “The Stonehenge of Canadian...
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Green strategy puts the public interest ahead of partisanship

Monday, 01 Apr 2013 - I am happy to have a chance to answer the question posed by Gerry Nicholls’ March 29 opinion piece, Why Doesn’t Elizabeth May Just Join the Liberals? I am a member of the Green party because it is...
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I Stand Behind My Tweet Comparing Canada To North Korea

Friday, 29 Mar 2013 - This is a larger, more esoteric blog than merely defending my use of North Korea and Canada in the same sentence. But, okay, I am also defending my use of North Korea and Canada in the same sentence...
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New and Improved Oil Spills!

Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 - Harper’s public relations and spin team hit Vancouver last week to unveil their super-duper enviro-protection plan for pipelines and tankers. Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver and Minister of...
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Flaherty has changed — and more than just his footwear

Friday, 22 Mar 2013 - There is a distinct change of tone in the 2013 budget. It is a matter of tone more than substance, but the jackboot style of Budget 2012 — the “we will build pipelines and the environment be damned”...
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Will Fisheries minister act in response to the Cohen Commission?

Monday, 18 Mar 2013 - It has been nearly five months since the mammoth report of Justice Bruce Cohen on "The Uncertain Future of Fraser River Sockeye" was tabled with the Governor General. The Cohen Commission was set in...
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