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Canada's new politics: clean vs dirty energy

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | July 22, 2011 2 comments

The ghost of Bruce Carson , the scandal-plagued former member of the Prime Minister’s inner circle and subsequently political quarterback for the oil industry’s push for a national energy strategy dominated by the tar sands, was...

Bruce Carson was the Godfather of Redford’s “National” Energy Strategy

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | July 27, 2012 1 comment

The two big items in today’s national news are intimately connected. In Halifax, Alberta Premier Alison Redford’s push for a “national” energy strategy that is really all about getting new tar sands pipelines is being rejected by BC...

Hell hath no fury like a pipeline pusher scorned

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | January 13, 2012

If you want to understand why federal Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver is so hot under the collar, ignore the hype over “foreign funding” and look back at what happened at last year’s meeting of federal and provincial energy...

Bruce Carson was lobbying on oil, not just water deals: Documents obtained under...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | March 21, 2011

Far be it for me to defend Bruce Carson (the only time I met him in person, he asked me to take down  my (pre-scandal) blog tracking his work  on behalf of the oil industry), but the hypocrisy coming out of the Prime Minister's Office...

An EPIC battle for Canada's energy future

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 7, 2011

While reading the glowing assessment of the tar sands as Canada’s future in this morning’s Globe and Mail, I couldn’t help feeling that large chunks of the big picture were missing. One of the key pieces in the behind-the-scenes...

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