PHOTOS: Environment Minister Shannon Phillips at a related announcement last fall. As you can see, some of the same supporters were with her yesterday, as shown below by the Government of Alberta photo taken at the notorious Sky Palace in Edmonton, whi… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Brace for it: Alberta is about to endure weeks of vicious climate-change-induced political weather!
Greenpeace Canada info-graphic showing connections among the far-right Conservative Party of Canada activists behind the so-called Ethical Oil Institute. Below: Dr. James Talbot; Dr. John O’Connor; Ezra Levant.
Alberta’s chief medical officer has now confirmed that statistics released a couple of weeks ago indicate there really is a cancer cluster in Fort Chipewyan, . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: What happens now that we know there really is a cancer cluster in Fort Chip? Nothing?
Your blogger with CBC commentator Rex Murphy, quite possibly on his way to a speaking engagement with the oil industry. Below: the same blogger with Edmonton-St. Albert Member of Parliament Brent Rathgeber, who has a date with history next week; the controversial Press Progress Rex Murphy info-graphic.
ST. ALBERT, Alberta
MP Brent Rathgeber’s . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Future bleak for Brent Rathgeber’s CBC disclosure bill; perhaps less so for Rex Murphy’s commentaries
Neil Young: Giving as good as he’s been getting during an all-out attack by the Petroleum Party. Below: Dr. John O’Connor, vilified by the hirelings, toadies and pet legislators of the petroleum industry; Edmonton Journal reporter Sheila Pratt.
Here in Alberta, the Petroleum Party dominates everything – the federal government, the provincial government, . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: The ‘Petroleum Party’ in full cry about Neil Young: what are they afraid of? Not what Northwestern Alberta doctors fear
Wiebo Ludwig last year in Edmonton. Below: John Brown, in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington; David York, director and writer of the NFB production Wiebo’s War; Richard Boonstra.
Environmental activist and religious leader Wiebo Ludwig has died of cancer, the Edmonton Journal reported at 7:09 this evening. He was 70. Here is a reprint . . . → Read More: David Climenhaga’s Alberta Diary: Wiebo Ludwig, environmental activist and religious leader, dead at 70