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One thing stands out when reading about Jane Fonda, who visited the Fort McMurray region this week. She seems, sometimes at least, to learn from her mistakes. Let's face it; in the world of superficial Hollywood activism populated by the likes of Leo DiCaprio and Daryl Hannah, self-awareness seems to shut down as soon as the director yells "cut."
"If you think that things are going back to business as usual, you're in denial.''
Canada's oil and gas industry is facing increased environmental and budgetary pressures.
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"Certainly the impact is fairly significant in terms of various provinces and various industries feeling the oil price downturn."
One of British Columbia's most effective climate regulations is at risk.
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"If you can believe it, my faculty pension has no ethical screens. We can invest in arms, tobacco, and so on. It's outrageous, really. But of all places in society, the university is well-positioned to lead, to find creative solutions to these complexities."
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"It's time that the Alberta government realizes that what's good for the oil industry isn't what's good for the rest of Alberta and especially not our children. While oil may run our cars for now it shouldn't run our government or our schools. Ever."
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