Entries by Youri Chassin

Will Politicians Or Experts Win Ontario's Cap-And-Trade Battle?

(4) Comments | Posted April 27, 2016 | 11:52 AM

Sometimes, if not most of the time, a policy sounds really good on paper. But once implemented, it does not work as intended and produces poor results. Experts then say: "Politicians didn't enact it properly, it wasn't exactly what we recommended." But once a policy has been adopted, don't try...

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Quebec Is Being Deprived of the Benefits of Shale Gas Development

(19) Comments | Posted June 1, 2015 | 12:18 PM

Largely overlooked in the shale gas debate that has taken place in Quebec in recent years between industry proponents and environmentalist groups were the farmers who might have benefited from having natural gas wells on their land. Thanks to the moratorium that is currently in effect, many Quebec...

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