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A guest column

“the Law’s delay, the insolence of office”  (Shakespeare/Hamlet)                                                By Robin Mathews (March 2018)   One of the most important legal cases in the history of Canada is presently in shadows as three B.C. Appeal Court justices weigh arguments in the Crown-appealed case … Continue reading

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Kinder Morgan TransMountain Pipe LIne

An Open Letter to Canadian Minister of Natural Resources, The Honourable Jim Carr, “ That, given the Trans Mountain Expansion Project is in the national interest, will create jobs and provide provinces with access to global markets, the House call on … Continue reading

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OH CANADA, WHERE ART THOU?

   Every day in our House of Commons, MPs stand and spout the word “democracy” over and over and occasionally – very rarely actuality – “sovereignty”. There is no doubt in my mind that none of them have the first … Continue reading

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Pipelines, Albertan tar and NAFTA

Premiere Rachel Notley of Alberta. 13th January 2018  I was cruising CPAC the other day and I came across your address to the Economic Club of Canada from 21 November 2017 concerning amongst other things the need for pipelines from … Continue reading

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An open letter to Premier John Horgan of British Columbia

An open letter to Premier John Horgan of British Columbia    12th January 2018    Premiere Horgan.     A few years ago, I attended a screening of a movie called “Gasland” at the Edward Milne Community School in Sooke, … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2018.

So what was all that stuff about 150 years of Canada last year anyway?  The politicians from four separate settler sections (provinces?) banded together and formed a corporation called Canada with the permission of the British monarch in 1867.   What?  … Continue reading

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Canadian House of Commons farce call Oral Question Period

      Anyone paying any attention to the last couple of weeks of QP would be painfully aware that this section of the House of Commons proceedings is becoming increasingly farcical every day.   The opposition, led by their … Continue reading

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