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Pipelines, Politics and Pundits: How the Media Got Christy Clark All Wrong

Robin Rowland | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

When B.C. Premier Christy Clark outlined her five conditions last month for possibly approving the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, her demand for a "fair share" of Alberta's petro-royalities brought howls and screams of outrage from east of the Rockies. The media depiction of Clark's conditions as something new is completely inaccurate.

Christy Clark's "Leadership" Belongs on A Reality Show, Not Real Life

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada Politics
Daniel D. Veniez

Clark is the perfect stereotype of a career politico. She has shown that just because you can get it elected it doesn't mean you can govern. Clark's latest smoke-and-mirror act -- in which she requested B.C. receive a "fair share" of the Enbridge pipeline proceeds -- hit the national stage with a thud.

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.

Christy Clark Must Stand Up to the Tar Sands

Matt Price | Posted 04.25.2012 | Canada
Matt Price

The Conservative government has launched a full-on attack against environmentalists who oppose the Northern B.C. pipeline. Where is Premier Christy Clark during all this? She's either nowhere, desperately trying to sit on the fence as her constituents come under assault, or she's siding with the bullies.