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Still 'radical'? Rich U.S. groups also gave to Ottawa

Original Post: January 23, 2012

Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver accused “environmental and other radical groups” of trying to use money from “foreign special-interest groups” to hijack hearings on a pipeline that would bring Alberta oilsands bitumen to a port on the British Columbia coast. 437 more words


Radicals working against oilsands, Ottawa says

Original Post: January 9, 2012

Environment groups ‘threaten to hijack’ system, natural resources minister says

Environmental and other “radical groups” are trying to block trade and undermine Canada’s economy, Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver said Monday.

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Budget bill contains environment policy overhaul

Original Post: April 26, 2012

Omnibus budget bill makes ‘major legislative changes’

Critics aren’t happy that such fundamental changes to environment policy are contained in a budget bill and won’t get the scrutiny they deserve. 51 more words


Environment minister expects new climate deal by 2015

Original Post: December 11, 2011

Proposed Durban Platform follows 13 days of UN negotiations

Environment Minister Peter Kent said he is cautiously optimistic a new global climate agreement can be reached by 2015, following the conclusion of a UN summit in Durban, South Africa. 169 more words