China Nexen Deal

Media Bites: Snuggle Up, We're in Bed with China

J.J. McCullough | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg The big prime ministerial deed done this Friday was Harper's much-awaited blessing of the sale of the Calgary-based Nexen oil sands corporation to the cuddly commies at the China National Offshore Oil Coporation. According to some, our government is evidently making major decisions about international commerce using no coherent human logic whatsoever.

Apparently, We Can Put a Price on Democracy

David Suzuki | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

Our government is ramming through another omnibus budget bill, and is set to sign a deal with China, both of which seem aimed at facilitating the pipeline and other resource-extraction projects. Why would anyone want to sell out our interests, democratic processes and future like this? And why would we put up with it?

Harper Presides Over Investment Pact With China

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with Chinese President Hu Jintao met on the final day of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit on Sunday, af...