Raphael Lopoukhine
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Raphael Lopoukhine is a digital journalist and communications expert and the founding editor of the Canadian Environment, an independent website specializing in curating the most pressing environmental issues in Canada.

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Does Policy-Wonk Nenshi Need A Climate Briefing?

(2) Comments | Posted August 27, 2013 | 12:11 PM

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has won praises from progressive voices since he surprisingly snatched the mayor's seat in 2010, but recent statements are putting him at odds with the environmental community.

Since his election, Nenshi has demonstrated that vision thing so many politicians are lacking these days, pushing innovative ideas...

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Is B.C. Actually Alberta With A Better PR Campaign?

(1) Comments | Posted March 15, 2013 | 1:39 PM

As the British Columbia government rides the wave of opposition to the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline, the province gets to burnish its green credentials, but is B.C. actually Alberta with a better public relations campaign?

When you think of a province most likely to win runner-up in an Alberta contest,...

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Northern Gateway Is The Wrong Fight

(5) Comments | Posted January 7, 2013 | 1:35 PM

The proposed Northern Gateway pipeline carrying raw bitumen to the B.C. coast is a bad idea, but it's ultimately the wrong fight.

If built, Enbridge Inc.'s Northern Gateway $5.5-billion pipeline would ship half a million barrels per day of raw bitumen from Alberta's oilsands to Kitimat, B.C. to be loaded...

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