There is no place on earth quite like Nova Scotia. I lived here as a young child and spent many summers exploring its natural wonders, so you can say I’m a bit biased.
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The president has essentially given Canada an ultimatum: accept a bad deal with destructive effects on dairy, on our terms, or else. Trump's magic is in making us believe we have no choice.
But we do.
Recently, the left-wing Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who the Guardian called the Bernie Sanders of Mexican politics, wrote to U.S. President Trump about trade.
But he didn't really talk about NAFTA. Some say he wants to avoid NAFTA hoping it will be finished before he takes office.
Maude Barlow and Leo Broderick, Honorary Chair, and Chair of the Council of Canadians wrote him to warn him about the damage NAFTA could bring. And that a progressive agenda and the 20+ year trade agreement are not compatible.
BP’s offshore drilling project didn’t have a full risk assessment before drilling started, according to a long-time industry expert.
On the one hand, the federal government is negotiating with Kinder Morgan, trying to find ways to bail out the company’s Trans Mountain crude oil pipeline expansion to the B.C. coast. On the other front, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is off to Washington to renegotiate NAFTA; some say a deal is imminent.
Op-ed: By Maude Barlow and Pamela Palmater. The federal Liberal government recently introduced Bill C-69, which, in its current form, would make sweeping changes to Canada’s water, environmental and energy legislation. Unfortunately, the bill is deeply flawed.
U.S. President Donald Trump is known for tweeting alternative facts. But occasionally, perhaps inadvertently, his tweets conform to real facts. When he approved the building of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, Trump said it would “reduce our dependence on foreign oil.”
New Ontario guidelines regarding commercial water-bottling permits do not address the problems of protecting Ontario's groundwater, reducing plastic waste and pollution and ensuring water is for life, not profit.