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Another government consultation? Why Albertans need to speak up about the new energy regulator. 2/25/2013   Many of you may have missed the most recent news about Alberta’s single energy regulator, just before the Family Day long weekend. The Alberta government issued a press release on Valentine’s Day, announcing 18...

Is federal environmental protection keeping pace with resource development? 2/12/2013   The answer seems to be NO.   The most recent Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development (the “Report”) was tabled last week. The Report examines three federal programs which are meant to ensure that natural resource development...

Who needs science when we have propaganda? 11/13/2012   A recent news report indicates that the federal government intends to spend $4 million to promote its environmental protection record.  In light of recent cuts to organizations that work for environmental protection, this is very frustrating to say the least.   There are...