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There are also those who think that Fort McMurray is nothing but oil sands, nothing but workers in coveralls and enormous dump trucks, the landscape nothing but a sea of tailings ponds and smoke stacks. As with many things, though, the reality is nothing like the hype.
Canada's premiers are meeting this week at the Council of the Federation and a Canadian energy strategy will be on the agenda. A sensible strategy would be one that works for all Canadians, both present and future -- not just Alberta.
The talk coming out of Canada’s oil patch in recent months has been increasingly tinged with panic. Industry leaders are
Canada will not see significant employment gains from the oil boom in the western part of the country, and should turn to
2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgIn this week's editorial pages we got to meet Thomas Muclair, SCARY ENEMY OF NATIONAL UNITY when he railed against the Alberta oil industry. All the western premiers quickly fired back, calling Mulcair's grasp of economics "tenuous and "goofy." But some are conceding that Muclair is being pretty damn "clever" in rejecting one of the dominant pieces of conventional wisdom in post-Harper Canadian politics: that you need the West to win.
The Conservatives continued to hammer NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair Friday, suggesting he is pitting the Prairies against Ontario
FORT McMURRAY, Alta. -- As young Canadians across the country struggle to find steady work and good wages, there is a group
The Rockefeller Brothers Fund makes no bones about what it is colluding with environmental groups to do. It's a well-funded plan, at that: The New York strategists would spend tens of millions of dollars to fund their attack on Canadian industry.
The federal government has acknowledged it deliberately excluded data indicating a 20 per cent increase in annual pollution