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Don't Call it a Cat Fight Just Because They Are Women

J.J. McCullough | Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgWell, the feisty dust-up between she-premiers Christy Clark of British Columbia and Allison Redford of Alberta has been a lot of things, but a feminine puff of perfumed air into our muddy phallocracy isn't one of them. When writing about a high-profile disagreement between two powerful women, one should always be sensitive, and avoid lapsing into lazy, sexist cliches. Unless, of course, you're a female writer.

Mulcair To Visit Oilsands Amid Dutch Disease Criticism

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is coming to Alberta to discuss the oilsands, but it isn't clear if he will tour the development that he say...

McGuinty's Head Stuck in the Oil Sands

Kathryn Marshall | Posted 05.01.2012 | Canada
Kathryn Marshall

Alberta's premier Alison Redford has been trying to drum up support for a Canada-wide energy strategy, one in which she'd like the whole country to work in concert to maximize the value of our plentiful energy assets. But when she asked for Ontario to join her with some simple, symbolic support for the oil sands, Premier McGuinty gruffly refused.