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Canadian Officials Should Be Ashamed For Attacking Scientists

Friday, 26 Apr 2013 - Earlier this week, our Minister for Natural Resources, the Hon. Joe Oliver, went to Washington on what the Canadian media mistakenly insists on calling a “charm offensive.” It really cannot be...
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Pipelines to the east?

Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 - As the pro-bitumen export crowd notices the gathering storm clouds over their Northern Gateway and Kinder-Morgan options, and, further south, sees long shadows falling over the Keystone XL pipeline...
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Reality check on Transport Canada’s claims for tanker safety

Monday, 15 Apr 2013 - Harper’s public relations and spin team hit Vancouver in March claiming to have substantially revamped environmental protections for pipelines and tankers.   Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver...
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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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