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Fact-checking Premier Redford’s speech in Washington

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 10, 2013 2 comments

Yesterday Alberta Premier Alison Redford was in Washington to lobby for the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. While in Washington, she gave a speech at the Brookings Institute. We decided to fact check some of her comments.

Alberta: where we only prosecute tarsands violations 1% of the time:

Blog entry by mhudema | July 24, 2013

New study reveals shocking details about provinces tar sands regulation and enforcement.   The Alberta government has made a lot of ‘world class’ claims relating to its management of a growing tar sands industry. Over the past few...

Memo to Premier Redford: What a real carbon price looks like

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 18, 2013 1 comment

Twenty two organizations, representing a broad cross section of society from environmental and landowner groups to First Nations, called on Alberta to be a true climate leader today in an open letter to Premier Redford. They...

Alison Redford's Half-Truth Tour

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 8, 2013

Dear Premier Redford: I think Americans and Albertan’s deserve honesty. It’s part of the reason that I wrote you this letter after your very misleading USA Today ad. But rather than be honest about Alberta’s poor environmental...

How Many Spills Does it Take?

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 25, 2012

You would think if you were the Premier of a province that is averaging over 300 spills a year and hundreds of more oil leaks, you’d want to do something to try to lower that number or at least figure out why. Sign the Petition! ...

Premier Redford: Let's be honest about the tar sands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 28, 2013 2 comments

Dear Premier Redford, As a fellow Albertan who loves this province and its natural environment, I was quite disappointed to read your op-ed in USA Today . One of the main qualities I look for in a leader is honesty. Honesty in...

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