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Welcome the Parkland Institute's blog. Here, we feature writers and researchers associated with the Parkland Institute writing about topics of interest to Albertans.

May 26, 2011

Oilpatch myths cost Albertans dearly

posted by Regan Boychuk

Alberta was blessed with trillions of dollars worth of non-renewable natural resources, but there are a variety of myths clouding the debate over how well the province’s Progressive Conservative governments have been managing that wealth on behalf of citizens.

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Tagged with: energy policy, oil sands, tarsands
May 23, 2011

Liepert is the one who’s out of touch

posted by Diana Gibson

Alberta's Energy Minister Ron Liepert told the US media that Barack Obama is out of touch with Americans for putting environmental concerns before jobs with regards to the Keystone pipeline. Liepert is showing his true colours. He is the one out of touch.

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Tagged with: energy policy, environment, pipelines, Ron Liepert