Advocacy & Opinion


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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​Meet this key First Nations leader staking out Trans Mountain middle ground

Friday, June 8, 2018, 2:23 PM MDT

The man in the middle is quite a man.Ernie Crey, leader of the Cheam First Nation, has arguably emerged as…

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​Horgan's hypocrisy, Weaver's green energy fantasy hurt all Canadians: Gwyn Morgan

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 6:27 PM MDT

The political discourse surrounding Canada’s oil industry has morphed into a combination of schizophrenia, hypocrisy and fantasy.This debilitating countrywide phenomenon…

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​Trans Mountain pipeline will benefit Canada – at a very high price

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 7:06 AM MDT

Last week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the federal government will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project for…

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