Trans Mountain appeal: The Crown’s duty to consult First Nations (Part 2)

(November 21, 2018) The Federal Court of Appeal quashed the government approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project for two reasons: the National Energy Board’s treatment of marine shipping effects and the Crown’s consultation with First Nations. Lawyer Andrew Roman outlines why the Court was wrong on both of these reasons. Continue reading

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Will Ford keep his promise to lower hydro costs? He’d better

(October 30, 2018) If he betrays his voter base, willingly or not, by neglecting to cancel all renewable energy contracts, it will cost him.

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Killing cap and trade is costly. But keeping it is worse

(October 19, 2018) To pay for the 57 beneficiary programs, cap and trade was taking $2 billion a year out of the productive economy.

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USMCA could kill Canadian retailers. Here’s how to save them (without handouts)

(October 12, 2018) Under the new trade deal, shopping in Canada will often be too pricey to compete.

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Lawrence Solomon: Trudeau stands alone as Canada — and the world — abandons green energy

(September 28, 2018) Wind and solar have become the fossils of the energy industry; oil, gas and coal remain the fuels of the future.

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Appealing the Trans Mountain decision: The National Energy Board issues (Part 1)

(September 20, 2018) The government cannot buy every proposed project faced with approval uncertainty, which is why it should appeal the Trans Mountain pipeline decision.

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Lawrence Solomon: Doug Ford will make Ontario great again by following Trump’s lead with radical deregulation

(July 6, 2018) Ontario is truly Ford Nation now, its fate tied to the closest thing Canada has to a Donald Trump.

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