Tim Moen
Tim Moen is a resident of Alberta. He wears many hats: filmmaker, father, husband, leader of a federal party, and firefighter/paramedic. He writes from a philosophical perspective and you can find more of his content at westernstandard.ca.

Entries by Tim Moen

The Right Needs Principle, Not Unity

(18) Comments | Posted February 19, 2016 | 11:20 AM

There's a lot of talk recently in Alberta about uniting the right, but is there even a right anymore?

There was a time when conservatism was synonymous with small accountable government, protection of property rights, frugal government spending, a society organized around Burke's little platoons (family, business,...

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Fort McMurray Strikes Back at Hollywood

(207) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 2:52 PM

When I worked with Neil Young last year I learned a valuable lesson: Hypocritical hyperbole is the way forward to a better tomorrow. With this in mind, my team of Fort McMurray filmmakers and I will descend upon the good citizens of Los Angeles with all the judgement, condescension and...

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Is Canada Really Tarring Itself?

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 6:59 PM

In case you missed it the New York Times recently ran an op-ed by Jacques Leslie entitled "Is Canada Tarring Itself?" As a "tar sands" (I grew up using that term and it holds no negative connotation to me) resident I find these hit pieces are fairly predictable;...

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When Neil Young and Daryl Hannah Came to Town

(7) Comments | Posted September 12, 2013 | 10:22 AM

A couple weeks ago I wanted to let my family and friends know what was going on in my life and I tweeted that I was going to be filming with Neil Young and Daryl Hannah in Fort McMurray. I was not prepared for the reaction. My phone was immediately...

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