Advocacy & Opinion


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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Coastal GasLink Pipeline analysis Part 2: Current social, legal and policy issues

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 6:08 PM MST

This article is second in a series of four analyzing the Coastal GasLink Pipeline, which is currently under construction to…

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Coastal GasLink Pipeline analysis Part 1: Complexity and how we got here

Sunday, November 24, 2019, 10:49 AM MST

Introducing a series of articles analyzing the Coastal GasLink Pipeline, which is currently under construction to provide natural gas from…

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Opinion: Canadian heavy oil can have it all

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 1:18 PM MST

I love Canadian heavy oil. Not just because I am from Lloydminster, nor because I have dedicated the entirety of…

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​Extinction Rebellion’s cult-like threat to society

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 1:32 PM MST

Cults obey a logic of their own rather than following the parameters of mainstream logic.Climate zealots who concertedly blockaded bridges…

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​The fiscal pulse of Canada’s upstream oil and gas industry

Monday, November 4, 2019, 7:12 AM MST

What is the fiscal health of the Canadian oil patch this year? It is a mixed diagnosis. While commodity prices,…

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​Ottawa needs to repair Western relations to benefit from tomorrow's oilsands success

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

Justin Trudeau’s minority government is apparently agonizing over who is the least-worst person to act as a symbolic olive-branch bearer…

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What Canada’s 2019 election means for energy and unity

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:15 AM MDT

Canada is increasingly a country of energy pessimists and energy optimists, where the nation’s economic foundation of oil and gas…

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Anti-pipeline activists said Burnaby MP Terry Beech couldn't win. They were wrong

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:33 PM MDT

When I took over as editor of the Burnaby NOW in April 2018, I was inundated with one political message…

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​Majority rules - unless it's a minority: Forrest

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:23 PM MDT

Canadians have spoken, voting in a Liberal minority government on October 21. As the name implies, minority governments have less…

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​The future of the Trans Mountain Pipeline

Monday, October 14, 2019, 5:58 PM MDT

This is the third and final article in a series about pipeline development in Canada, written by graduates of the…

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​How an Energy East project could become reality in the future

Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 6:18 PM MDT

This is the second in a series of articles about pipeline development in Canada, written by graduates of the Masters…

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