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December 14, 2010

The chicken or the egg, Minister Renner?

posted by Diana Gibson

According to Alberta's Environment Minister Rob Renner, "The fact remains, we have to face the reality that there will not be a dramatic reduction in dependence on hydrocarbons until alternative kinds of fuel and energy are developed."  Actually, he has it backwards.

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Tagged with: energy policy, environment, renewable energy, royalties, tar sands
December 01, 2010

Is Dr. Raj Sherman being smeared?

posted by David Thompson

Many are asking this question. And it's an important question, as it relates to the degree of democracy in Alberta; whistleblowers take serious personal and career risks when they raise matters of public interest, and they need protection, as previous Parkland Institute research has pointed out...

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Tagged with: health care, healthcare, Raj Sherman
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