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What’s Holding Back the Oilsands? A Response to Andrew Leach

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant, former public servant and diplomat. His full bio is  here.

On September 4,  2019, the CBC … Continue reading

Case Dismissed – An Open Letter to Law Professors Pushing for Climate Accountability Legislation in Canada

©2019 Friends of Science Society 

On June 24, 2019, a group of 28 law professors issued an Open Letter on Climate Accountability Legislation, claiming that the production and use … Continue reading

Tzeporah – Her Freedom of Speech Prevails, Despite Her Lack of Facts

Op-ed Contributed by Michelle Stirling ©2019

In the Aug. 6, 2019, National Observer, reporter Juliet O’Neill thinks that the Alberta government has launched a campaign to silence Tzeporah Berman.  I … Continue reading

Markham Hislop Plays Softball with Tides Canada

Op-ed contributed by Michelle Stirling © July 2019

On June 23, 2019, Markham Hislop did another deep dive interview on the Tar Sands Campaign, trying to demonstrate it is all … Continue reading

Refuting Claims That Canadian Oil Sands Crude Are Being Fairly Treated

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

Robert Lyman is a former public servant of 27 years and was a diplomat for 10 years prior to that. His full biography is Continue reading

Tar Sands Campaign – Dec. 9, 2010 – Ezra Levant

Republished with permission of FCPP Original © Dec. 9, 2010

LINK to original FCPP post: https://fcpp.org/2010/12/09/ezra-levant-lawyer-journalist-and-political-activist/

As the Tar Sands Campaign has become newsworthy, a number of media commentators (… Continue reading

News from National Coalition of Chiefs – Working to Defeat On-Reserve Poverty

Republished with permission. Courtesy of and © Dale Swampy 2019.

Chiefs, Metis Leaders and Associates,

We are grateful to the Aboriginal Equity Partners and the Indian Resource Council and their … Continue reading

Rebutting Yahoo Finance: Canadian Oil Sands Stocks Alive and Well – Despite Exxon’s (NYSE:XOM) as yet Projected Production Cost Targets

by Robert Lyman and Michelle Stirling ©2019

On March 18, 2019, in Yahoo Finance, Ryan Vanzo filed a report claiming Exxon’s production target costs meant Canadian oil sands stock were … Continue reading

BLAME CANADA!

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2019

Robert Lyman is an Ottawa energy policy consultant, former public servant of 27 years and prior to that he was a diplomat for 10 Continue reading

“We’re Smarter than This”: Michelle Stirling’s Rebuttal to Tzeporah Berman’s Speech to the Alberta Teachers’ Association

Contributed by Michelle Stirling © 2018

Friends of Science Society’s Communications Manager delivers some real talk in the heart of Canada’s oil country. These are her opinions based on available Continue reading

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