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The Trans Mountain Expansion Project – Too Much Shipping?

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2018

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant. He was a public servant for 27 years and prior to that a diplomat for 10 Continue reading

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

Transportation of Oil & Natural Gas in North America – by the Numbers

Contributed by Robert Lyman © August 2017

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant with 27 years of experience as a public servant and prior to that, 10 years 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

MOVING OIL BY TANKER IN CANADA: The Facts.

SUMMARY

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2016

Recently, there have been three high-profile proposals for the construction of pipelines to transport crude oil from western Canada to east and west … Continue reading

Alberta Wide Rally Gives Albertans A Platform for Concerns on Climate Plan, Carbon Tax, and Coal Phase-out

Contributed by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager for Friends of Science Society.

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, thousands of people across Alberta spoke up and signed petitions against the Alberta Climate … Continue reading

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE TRUDEAU CARBON TAXES

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2016  Robert Lyman is an energy economist, former public servant, and diplomat.

On October 3, the Trudeau government announced the broad outlines of its proposed … 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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