Advocacy & Opinion


China's energy market: My view from the bullet train

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:25 PM MDT

What happens in China has consequences for global energy markets. That’s why I was excited to journey to the Asian…

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​Paying three times on Trans Mountain. What else would you expect?

Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:50 PM MDT

How do you like paying for the same thing three times?Because that’s what we’re doing, if this Trans Mountain Expansion…

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​Indigenous support for BC LNG provides a working model for resource agreements

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7:15 AM MDT

The division and acrimony among some First Nation communities over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project can mask the many…

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Trans Mountain verdict not the whole truth

Saturday, September 8, 2018, 10:17 AM MDT

No doubt the lesson was unintended, but the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal taught pearls of wisdom about itself with…

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'8,000 jobs disappeared this morning, and one of them was mine'

Saturday, September 1, 2018, 5:40 PM MDT

In the aftermath of the Federal Court of Appeal’s horrendous decision to stop work on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project,…

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​Trudeau and taxpayers take it on the nose in Trans Mountain fight

Thursday, August 30, 2018, 2:55 PM MDT

Last week was Donald Trump’s nightmare, what with his major aides flipping on him. This week is Justin Trudeau’s, what…

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​Liability strategies reinforce regulator's protection of the ‘public interest’

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 5:30 PM MDT

The old axiom “...the more things change; the more they stay the same” exists for very good reason. Consider that…

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​Opinion: We can prosper and still protect the environment

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 3:54 PM MDT

You may know this frightening if self-evident bit of advice: “Only when the last tree has been cut down, the…

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​B.C. Premier must defend provincial rights over Coastal GasLink: MLA

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 2:12 PM MDT

A few weeks ago, environmental activist Mike Sawyer made an attempt to impede a final investment decision from LNG Canada…

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The natural gas debate: A bridge to the future?

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 2:21 PM MDT

“Natural gas is a bridge to a lower carbon future; demand will grow for decades to come,” asserted the debater.…

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​Psst … want to buy a pipeline?

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 2:39 PM MDT

An important date passed recently in the ongoing Trans Mountain pipeline saga, but one could be forgiven for missing it.…

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Calling oil and gas producers: Help Calgary’s Heritage Park create an inclusive energy forum

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 6:23 PM MDT

How will we tell our energy stories? Frame our energy experiences? Set our energy context? Not today. Not tomorrow. Not…

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