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The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper’s Warmongering

August 10, 2015

Michael Welton, writing for CounterPunch, reviews Yves Englers, “The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper’s Foreign Policy (2012)” (“The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper’s Warmongering”, CounterPunch, 7 August 2015). While Engler’s book was written in 2012,  Welton makes clear that this hard hitting critique of Harper’s foreign policy is more relevant than ever as the Prime Minister trumpets his […]

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Michael Byers Op-Ed: The evil twin of the Keystone XL oil pipeline

October 21, 2011

U.S. opponents of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline should take take note: One of the greatest weaknesses of the proposed 1,980 mile-long pipeline from Canada’s tar sand fields to refineries in Texas actually lies in British Columbia on Canada’s west coast. That’s where a second pipeline (“Northern Gateway”) could link the tar sands of central Canada to coastal British Columbia

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