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Our Choice - the Unavoidable or the Inescapable II

You can’t make an omelet without breaking eggs. That is the situation in which Canada now finds itself.  To live up to our  commitments in the Paris Accord, our governments have to spend money, have to finance third world countries that do not have the money they need, and cut down on emissions  from industries important to the Canadian economy. The Ontario[...]
Denialism that will destroy Canada!

Denialism that will destroy Canada!

Brad Wall will be Premier of Saskatchewan for the next four years.  Before his recent re-election he stated his opposition to a carbon tax as a way of carbon pricing. Unhelpful but at least the door was open to discussion of alternative measures. Now that he has been re-elected he has gone further in what he asserts is a defence of[...]
Our Choice:  The Unavoidable or the Inescapable

Our Choice: The Unavoidable or the Inescapable

A Monday Globe & Mail headline referred to proposals of the Ontario Government to reduce GHG emissions as a "Sea Change". Yes, these proposals will have quite an impact on Ontario residents.  And they are unavoidable !! . . .   if Ontario is going to play its part in contributing to Canada's emission targets. Don't be fooled.  These are constructive steps that[...]
Premier Notley visits Fort McMurray

Premier Notley visits Fort McMurray

The Fort McMurray wildfire was sufficiently under control to allow Premier Notley to visit the damaged area of the town.  The wildfire is still advancing towards the Saskatchewan border, but, as it is no longer a risk to any inhabited area, there is no immediate need to check its progress.  Some rain and cool temperatures should allow fire fighters to take[...]