Susan on the Soapbox: Redford’s Keystone Ad in the New York Times: The St Patrick’s Day Blunder

So it’s come to this has it?  Premier Redford has officially abdicated responsibility for the Canadian natural resource strategy to her communications director, Stefan Baranski, who persuaded Ms Redford to place an ad in today’s New York Times.   The ad, entitled Keystone XL: The Choice of Reason, was meant to counter the Times “just ...

Alberta Diary: The Nexen deal: ‘Friends with benefits’ may not be nearly as good as it sounds!

Thanks to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Canada’s oilpatch will soon take a Great Leap Forward. Below: CNOOC’s logo. “When we say that Canada is open for business, we do not mean that Canada is for sale to foreign governments,” Prime Minister Stephen Harper intoned at a news conference in Ottawa Friday – except, he didn’t ...