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We Looked To Quebec. Were We Wrong?

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Jim Emberger., the spokesperson for the New Brunswick Anti-Shale Gas Alliance, challenges Premier Couillard to explain why Québec, formerly a model on climate change action and water protection, passed Bill106. This opens the doors to the fracking industry just as other jurisdictions all over the world are taking action to heed the scientific evidence. This is not what we would… Read more »

A snake oil salesman

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For a few weeks, Mr Jason Kenny has been trying to boost his leadership campaign as leader of the United Conservative party of Alberta by using some questionable tactics, such as Quebec bashing. Instead of trying to find a scapegoat, shouldn’t he be proposing an economic plan that is adapted to the 21st century?

The chateau clique

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Mr Montpetit compares the political morality of government  officials after the Constitutional Act of 1792 with present day behaviour which led to the adoption of Bill 106 about hydrocarbons. In the 1830s, the Patriots fought against vested interests and responsible government; was their battle in vain?

Trump's Dark Vision

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Mr. Gérard Montpetit gives a concrete example of the deleterious effect of a head of state who is blinded by a biased vision. While waiting for the USA to cure their « Trump fever », let’s try to attract unemployed American scientists; this will give our economy a head start over the climate change deniers.

Education for life

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Ms Louise Morand of L’Assomption, Québec, calls on all educators to step out of the straight jacket of the usual formulas for a successful education and take note of the threat of extinction weighing on our civilization and our species. 

Mr Binnion, Be Forwarned!

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Mr Gérard Montpetit, from La Présentation, Quebec  warns the petroleum industry that the flawed Bill 106 does not give them a blank check to exploit our resources as if we were a 19th century colony.

This is 2016!

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Mr Gérard Montpetit deplores the decision to approve two pipelines by the government of Justin Trudeau. This decision would have been OK … if it had been made by his grandfather, the CEO of Champlain Oil, in 1930.

Justin Trudeau and the Pipelines: a Bad Gamble

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Ms Louise Morand deplores Justin Trudeau’s lack of leadership in the fight against climate change. By accepting two new pipeline projects, the Prime Minister ignores the advice from experts in energy transition and leaves citizens with the burden of opposing fossil fuels.