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Politics and its Discontents: The Big Mac VS The Whopper

Clearly, based upon the shameful falsehoods she uttered at yesterday’s U.N. climate summit about Canada being a “global clean energy leader” doing “its part” to cut carbon emissions that warm the earth, Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq’s preference is clear. Recommend this Post

The Canadian Progressive: Environment Minister Peter Kent embraces his imminent demotion from Conservative cabinet

by: Obert Madondo | Twitter: @Obiemad:

Environment Minister Peter Kent. (Photo: Environment Canada)

It’s a preemptive strike of sorts.

Environment Minister Peter Kent knows he’ll be a backbencher after PM Stephen Harper’s much-anticipated cabinet reshuffle. That much the Conservative MP for Thornhill, Ontario, confirmed in a message published on Facebook on Friday.

“If, in . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Environment Minister Peter Kent embraces his imminent demotion from Conservative cabinet

Walking Turcot Yards: The Strange Case of an Environmentalist Environment Minister

It’s been interesting to see the media making so much of Daniel Breton’s long and illustrious “criminal” life. You would swear being poor automatically made you a breaker of rules, a natural born cheat who only knows deception and wild behavior. Anyone who has ever attended a public consultation with the BAPE (Bureau d’audiences publique . . . → Read More: Walking Turcot Yards: The Strange Case of an Environmentalist Environment Minister

Politics and its Discontents: The Harper Government and The Eve of Environmental Destruction

Despite recent toned-down rhetoric, I suspect Harper and his minions are fooling very few people.

Take, for example, the recent words of our Anti-Environment Minister, the integrity-challenged Peter Kent:

Confronted by a looming 2020 deadline for curbing greenhouse gas emissions, the Harper government will ramp up its efforts to reduce climate . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Harper Government and The Eve of Environmental Destruction

Politics and its Discontents: The Incomparably Incompetent Peter Kent

I have to start this brief entry by invoking an old cliche: the best defense is a strong offense. That certainly seems to be the strategy ‘Environment’ Minister Peter Kent is pulling out of his very limited playbook at the UN conference on the environment in Rio as he intones that Canada must . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Incomparably Incompetent Peter Kent

Politics and its Discontents: New Disgrace For Both Harper And Kent

Environment minister’s office urged bureaucrats to blame media for recycling controversy

Nope, no surprises here in the depth of contempt both the P.M. And Peter Kent feel for the people they ‘serve’. Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: New Disgrace For Both Harper And Kent