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Empire of the Beetle: How Human Folly and a Tiny Bug are Killing North America's Great Forests

(2) Comments | Posted April 23, 2012 | 12:10 PM

In advance of the awarding of the annual $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, this Wednesday at the Politics and the Pen Gala in Ottawa, Huffington Post Canada will be running excerpts from the five finalists. Here is author Andrew Nikiforuk, whose...

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Canada's Oil Sands Boondoggle

(19) Comments | Posted October 15, 2011 | 9:08 AM

Dear Americans;

Big oil and the government of Canada are making promises that should alarm every citizen. They have declared that the controversial $7-billion Keystone XL pipeline will bring you jobs, economic security and more 'friendly' oil. Moreover, they contend that the proposed pipeline's environmental impact (not to...

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