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The Trans Mountain Expansion Project and Regional Oil Markets

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant and frequent contributor.  Mr. Lyman was a public servant for 27 years and prior to that a diplomat for 10 years. 

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Suzuki Controversy: An Open Letter to Dr. David Turpin, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Alberta

Dear Dr. Turpin,

RE: Honorary Degree for Dr. David Suzuki –

Empirical Scientific Evidence versus Emotional Activist Rhetoric

These are our opinions. We would like to address your published statement… Continue reading

My Tipping Point with Dr. Suzuki

Opinion By Michelle Stirling © 2018

Like most Canadians, I grew up with Dr. Suzuki and The Nature of Things as an integral part of my life.  In the 1960’s … Continue reading

Trans Mountain Expansion Project-TERMPOL Assessment of Oil Spill Risk

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2018 

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant; a former public servant of 27 years and former diplomat for 10 years. 

In view of … Continue reading

BRITISH COLUMBIA’S CHALLENGE TO THE RULE OF LAW

Contributed by Robert Lyman © June 1, 2017

 

If today’s headlines are to be believed, a newly-elected British Columbia provincial government composed of the New Democratic Party and a … Continue reading

FOLLOWING THE LOGIC OF “PHASING OUT OIL SANDS”

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ 2017

At a town hall event in Peterborough, Ontario on Friday, January 13, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded to a question concerning his Government’s recent … Continue reading

Why are Tax-Subsidized Charities David Suzuki Foundation and Ecojustice Making False and Misleading Statements on Pipelines and Oil? We Complain to CRA

 

Overview

On Dec. 17, 2016, The David Suzuki Foundation, a registered Canadian charity, sent an email to subscribers claiming that “Pipeline approvals expose broken environmental assessment process” – that … Continue reading

LIES, MISINFORMATION, AND DEMAGOGUERY

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ August 2016 – Energy economist.

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, a coalition of environmental groups in Eastern Ontario will demonstrate in Ottawa to oppose Trans … Continue reading

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