On Monday, Justin Trudeau’s national campaign co-chair Daniel Gagnier invited TransCanada, the company behind the proposed Energy East tar sands pipeline, to lobby the post-Harper government on Canada’s national energy strategy.
Conservative MP Rob Merrifield resigned his elected seat this week to work as Alberta Premier Jim Prentice’s leading tar sands lobbyist in Washington.
Further confirmation that Stephen Harper is a poor judge of character as the RCMP charge Bruce Carson, the PM’s former aide, with with illegal lobbying and influence peddling.
TransCanada and the government of Alberta are paying former Obama administration advisers to help them lobby for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
By: Obert Madondo Twitter: @Obiemad A massive anti-tar sands protest will greet Prime Minister Stephen Harper when he arrives in London on Thursday en route to the June 17-18 G8 summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland.
Canadians should be outraged that the Harper Conservatives are spending millions of taxpayers money lobbying for the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. while cutting environmental funding.
by The Polaris Institute | December 4, 2012: A new report entitled “Big Oil’s Oily Grasp – The making of Canada as a Petro-State and how oil money is corrupting Canadian politics” released today by the Ottawa-based Polaris Institute found that six main oil industry players,
Bother J. Richard Bird, Enbridge’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and his company, Bird Construction Inc., have strong and lucrative ties with the Canadian military and Harper government.