Advocacy & Opinion


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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​Sorting through the spin on B.C.'s latest emissions report

Monday, October 7, 2019, 7:09 AM MDT

If you need to know how to take positive news and make it negative, just ask Andrew Weaver.As can only…

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​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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