Oil Sands

“Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau talks pipeline politics” (The Toronto Star)

Bruce Campion-Smith (The Toronto Star): Justin Trudeau has renewed his party’s opposition to the Northern Gateway pipeline, pledged support for the Keystone XL project, but is withholding judgment on a third, controversial pipe to ship oil…

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“Bill Nye Calls Alberta Oilsands ‘Depressive'” (The Huffington Post Alberta)

Michelle Butterfield (The Huffington Post Alberta): Bill Nye (yes, The Science Guy) went on an aerial tour of the Alberta oilsands, and has nothing good to say about what he saw. In an interview with…



“Mood of the electorate worsens as perceptions about the economy deteriorate” (Abacus Data)

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“It’s possible to expand oil sands and reduce emissions: Mulcair”

Giuseppe Valiante (The Canadian Press): “It’s possible” to develop and increase production of the oil sands while being serious about greenhouse gas reduction, the NDP leader said. “You have to put in place that sustainable…


“Will voters get the oil sands debate they deserve?” (The Globe and Mail)

Margaret Wente (The Globe and Mail): “The really inconvenient thing about Ms. McQuaig’s opinion is that she’s right. In the short term – say, the next 20 or 30 or 40 years – there is…