Advocacy & Opinion


​The status of pipelines in Canada

Friday, October 4, 2019, 7:16 AM MDT

Introducing a series of articles about pipeline development in Canada, written by graduates of the Masters of Earth and Energy…

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Was the rationale behind Northern Gateway’s rejection justified? Where do we go from here?

Friday, October 4, 2019, 7:14 AM MDT

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

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​Boom goes bust: Texas oil industry hurt by plunging oil prices

Friday, September 27, 2019, 7:14 AM MDT

How bad are things in the Permian basin? You can actually book a hotel room in Midland, Texas, at a…

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​This poll says Burnaby TMX activists have it wrong on B.C. opposition

Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:13 AM MDT

Since the federal election was officially called a week ago, my email inbox has been inundated with anti-Trans Mountain letters.Many…

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​Albertans should take back to the streets to stand up for the AER

Sunday, September 15, 2019, 6:27 PM MDT

It was an interesting spring and summer in downtown Calgary and around Alberta, what with the rallies and all. Why,…

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​AER review must take care not to pin bogeyman on a world-class system

Sunday, September 8, 2019, 7:09 PM MDT

Grant Sprague and Bev Yee are very capable senior bureaucrats. They’re the Alberta deputy ministers of energy and environment, respectively.…

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​$2MM gift to Tzeporah Berman proves again that ‘dark money’ is mostly on the anti-development side

Friday, September 6, 2019, 12:01 PM MDT

Eyebrows were raised this week when an American group gave US$2 million plus unspecified “expert resources” to Tzeporah Berman, the…

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​How to explain what you do when what you do is complicated: Candice Paton



Friday, September 6, 2019, 7:26 AM MDT

Innovators often struggle to communicate the value of highly technical propositions to their audiences. Challenges we face today are complex…

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​Clean/green movement won’t transform the economy quickly

Friday, September 6, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

With the federal election fast approaching, we can expect to hear a lot about climate change, energy policy and how…

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‘Outrageous:’ Alberta man told oil and gas shirt not allowed in Senate

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 5:54 PM MDT

CALGARY — Parliamentary security says it made a mistake telling an Alberta man he wasn't allowed to wear a T-shirt…

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Gasoline inquiry challenges Lotusland’s cultural aversion to fossil-fuel truth

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 7:23 AM MDT

British Columbia’s distinctive left-coast culture was a gold mine of material for satirist Allan Fotheringham. In his heyday, the columnist…

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‘Today we say enough is enough’: the story behind the video

Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 7:27 AM MDT

Birchcliff Energy president and CEO A. Jeffery Tonken and Tourmaline Oil president and CEO Mike Rose were on hand at…

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