Advocacy & Opinion


​Opinion: The ESG evolution: Clearing up misconceptions

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 1:40 PM MDT

A few weeks ago, I was in a meeting where ESG was on the agenda. One of the male leaders…

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Opinion: A tenth of active and abandoned oil and gas wells in northeastern B.C. are leaking

Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 10:33 AM MST

Northeastern British Columbia has been a major centre of conventional oil and gas production since the 1960s. More recently, the…

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Opinion: ​Indigenous civil rights blockades should be met with a new diplomacy, not violence

Sunday, March 1, 2020, 6:13 PM MST

Canada is at a critical crossroads. The Wet'suwet'en conflict brings us to a deciding moment in Canada, one that will…

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Opinion: ​It's time to go to each of the 20 First Nations that support Coastal GasLink to solicit their help in making sure the pipeline gets built

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 1:40 PM MST

In 2015, we gathered in the meeting house of the remote Tl’azt’en First Nation at Tache, 215 km northwest of…

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Bridges, buildings, railways, streets focus of anti pipeline protests

Sunday, February 9, 2020, 2:59 PM MST

Efforts by hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en Nation to halt a pipeline project have prompted arrests and spurred a national…

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Opinion: Alberta needs the 'war room' to challenge energy ignorance

Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:23 AM MST

The Canadian Energy Centre – also called the “war room” – is online, publishing featured stories, reports, briefs, analysis, perspective…

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Putting an end to Quebec’s energy vulnerability

Friday, January 3, 2020, 7:12 AM MST

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has suggested to Quebec that pipelines would prevent events like the recent propane shortage caused by…

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​Why we must get Canadian energy to global markets

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 5:13 PM MST

Canada is known around the world as a country of inclusiveness, tolerance and respect for human rights. Our energy industry…

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​Alberta, Saskatchewan landlocked and abandoned

Friday, December 13, 2019, 7:11 AM MST

In mocking response to those wishing to separate, some quip that Alberta would remain landlocked the day after it becomes…

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​WTI slips to $58 as trade deal impact counters surprise Saudi cut

Monday, December 9, 2019, 7:26 AM MST

Oil fell from the highest close in almost 12 weeks as the effects of the U.S.-China trade war countered Saudi…

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Coastal GasLink Pipeline analysis Part 4: Recommendations for conflict resolution

Thursday, November 28, 2019, 5:49 PM MST

This article concludes a four-part series analyzing the Coastal GasLink Pipeline, which is currently under construction to provide natural gas…

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