Citizen Action Monitor

New poll results imply majority of Canadians misinformed about dire consequences of climate change

What other inference can one draw when majority of BC residents, as well as Canadians, support Kinder Morgan pipeline project? No 2201 Posted by fw, April 19, 2018 “A new … Continue reading

April 19, 2018

Canada’s constitution is on BC’s side of Kinder Morgan pipeline dispute, says legal expert

Horgan is right to be “calm and patient”; Trudeau “seems ignorant of reality”; Notley’s “completely wrong”. No 2200 Posted by fw, April 15, 2018 “ ‘[Rachel Notley’s] completely wrong about … Continue reading

April 15, 2018

Trudeau/Notley/Kinder Morgan case against BC fraudulent, argues Rabble’s Linda McQuaig

McQuaig picks apart the “chorus of rage” from business and political ranks over B.C.’s refusal to fall into line. No 2198 Posted by fw, April 13, 2018 “Then, of course, … Continue reading

April 13, 2018

Kinder Morgan suspends pipeline work, gives governments until May 31 to resolve differences

Under attack from BC and Alberta, Trudeau blames his predecessor, Stephen Harper No 2197 Posted by fw, April 9, 2018 “In Calgary Sunday afternoon, Kinder announced it was suspending ‘all non-essential activities … Continue reading

April 9, 2018

PM Trudeau and Alberta Premier Notley use disputed figures to justify Trans Mountain pipeline

“Either they haven’t read the original report or they do understand and are being wilfully deceptive.” No 2187 Posted by fw, March 22, 2018 “Alberta’s Premier Rachel Notley and Prime … Continue reading

March 22, 2018

Alberta, we have a huge problem! – The oil game has changed around us and the oilsands can’t compete   

The bad news for Alberta’s oilpatch has been building for a decade, and Notley/Trudeau were caught with their eyes wide shut. No 2182 Posted by fw, March 15, 2018 “In … Continue reading

March 15, 2018

Trudeau and Notley’s Orwellian climate plan – “Reduce carbon emissions by increasing them”

Trudeau knows it’s economically and socially irresponsible to build a pipeline now, says prof. No 2169 Posted by fw, February 27, 2018 “Mr. Trudeau and his advisers know that it … Continue reading

February 27, 2018

Exposé — Canada’s oil industry “captures” governments, serves private not public interests   

“When that happens, democracy stops being democratic,” says former leader of Alberta’s Liberal Party. No 2161 Posted by fw, February 11, 2018 “Numerous times when the federal government has said … Continue reading

February 11, 2018

Did Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s BC Wine Boycott just backfire?

“Social media is going wild in support of B.C. vino,” says Dogwood citizen action network. No 2159 Posted by fw, February 7, 2018 “Yesterday Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced a boycott … Continue reading

February 7, 2018

Alberta premier Notley’s threatened court action over BC’s bitumen ban is “ill-fated,” says Prof

Notley’s case is based on “questionable claims and assumptions.” There is another way, but who’s listening? No 2157 Posted by fw, February 5, 2018 “Premier Rachel Notley is clearly frustrated … Continue reading

February 5, 2018

Kevin Anderson on “our collective stupidity” for stubbornly refusing to mitigate carbon emissions

We’re just clever enough to understand the problem but too stupid, selfish and weak to respond. No 2022 Posted by fw, August 03, 2017 “Meticulous and diligent research has furnished … Continue reading

August 3, 2017

Pipelines will get built — Alberta’s Premier Rachel Notley’s pledge to oil companies

Declares she has “little time for any conversation that seeks to shut down or significantly limit our oil sands.” No 2014 Posted by fw, July 23, 2017 ***** “Humans have … Continue reading

July 23, 2017

Trudeau was “absolutely opposed” to the Northern Gateway pipeline — until he wasn’t

Alberta Premier Notley, meanwhile, games pipeline politics hoping to get two out of three. No 1658 Posted by fw, May 1, 2016 “The story began to come out late last week, … Continue reading

May 1, 2016

Canadian socialist takes swipe at Alberta’s incoming NDP government and surging federal NDP

“Like social democratic parties the world over, the NDP has lurched to the right over the past three decades” No 1335 Posted by fw, May 16, 2015 “Since its founding … Continue reading

May 16, 2015

Alberta’s NDP victory contributes to delusion that elections can transform capitalism into just, sustainable society

NDP Premier Rachel Notley supports Energy East and may provide the oil industry, and the rest of the world, with a friendlier fossil-fuel face No 1334 Posted by fw, May … Continue reading

May 14, 2015