Tag Archives: Climate Change

What Do They Want?

When Ms Soapbox read the “open letter” to Canadians published by three oil executives she was reminded of Sigmund Freud.  Freud spent 30 years asking himself: what do women want?    After 70 years of riding the boom/bust roller coaster … Continue reading

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The Day the Circus Came to Town

On May 21, 2019 Jason Kenney’s UCP government will officially be “open for business” in every sense of the word. Mr Kenney’s government will kick off with a Throne Speech which will outline how Mr Kenney intends to deliver on … Continue reading

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POTUS Kills Keystone XL

On Friday Barack Obama refused to issue a presidential permit allowing TCPL’s Keystone XL pipeline to cross the border between Canada and the United States. Obama rejected KXL because it wouldn’t meaningfully contribute to the economy, reduce gas prices or … Continue reading

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Alberta’s Climate Change Strategy Goes Up in Smoke

Alberta’s Auditor General blew a gasket. He called the government’s performance on climate change strategy “troubling” and “disturbing”. Hey, he’s a mild mannered accountant; this is as in-your-face as he gets. Mr Saher kicked off the July 2014 audit report … Continue reading

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