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Constitutional expert debunks “National Interest” argument for Kinder Morgan pipeline

Read this April 13 Desmog Canada article on lawyer Jack Woodward’s view that the “National Interest” – often cited as a basis for forcing through the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion pipeline – doesn̵...


Enbridge battle far from over, even if Harper approves pipeline

Harper in danger of slipping to third place: New polls

New polls suggest the Harper Conservatives are in danger of slipping into third place behind the Liberals and NDP, which maintains a healthy lead in the federal election campaign.


Canadian oil industry slashes production forecast by 1.1 million barrels/day due to price slump

With $50 oil, the Canadian industry is slashing its production forecast by 1.1 million barrels/day.



As prices tank, Harper downplays importance of oil to Canadian economy

As prices tank, Harper downplays importance of oil to Canadian economy

With prices tanking and his economic strategy in tatters, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is changing his tune around the importance of oil to the Canadian economy.


Ontario squanders extra $8 Billion on public private partnership infrastructure- A-G

Ontario squanders extra $8 Billion on public private partnership infrastructure: A-G

Public private partnerships have cost Ontario taxpayers $8 Billion more than publicly-funded infrastructure projects would have, says the Auditor-General.


Harper govt backing away from pipeline support?

Surprising recent comments from Industry Minister James Moore appear to distance the Harper government from the embattled pipeline industry.