Tag Archives: Alberta

Lawrence Solomon: Quarantining Alberta oil

(April 25, 2013) Environmentalists are successfully ring-fencing the province. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Harper’s next stand

The PM spoke out for the seal hunt. Now he must support the Alberta oil sands. Continue reading

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Aldyen Donnelly: California stars and Canadian environmentalist protest Alberta heavy oil

(August 24, 2011) Californian stars and Canadian environmentalists protest Alberta heavy oil while making no effort to stop the California regulators from going out of their way to over-allocate excess free GHG quota to subsidize more GHG-intensive California heavy oil. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Tyranny of the north

(August 19, 2011) Venezuela’s dictator, Hugo Chavez, was in the news this week for brashly announcing an expropriation of the mineral rights of the citizens of his country. We don’t seize private property that way in our democracy. We seize it silently and in plain sight, as seen in the province of Alberta, which so deftly passed stealth legislation two years ago that most Albertans are only now discovering the government’s audacious takeover of their property rights. Continue reading

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