natural resources

Justin Trudeau’s speech in Houston: Read a full transcript

Trudeau: ‘No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there’

‘How large will the oil sands sector grow?’

Andrew Leach prepares to stand before the Natural Resources Committee


Thomas Mulcair, the staples thesis and cap-and-trade

The NDP leader lays out his vision for resource development

Could gold’s fall be the start of a broader resources slump?

Resource prices have driven the Canadian economy for over a decade. Are the good times coming to an end?

Harper’s carbon tax smokescreen

Paul Wells on the Tories’ NDP smear campaign


Why does the OECD oppose economic growth?

A report from the OECD sees signs of Dutch Disease in the Canadian economy.


Unpacking the budget bill

As noted yesterday, the budget implementation bill tabled yesterday by the Conservatives numbers 431 pages of legislation. Included therein: changes to food regulation, an overhaul of environmental regulations, the repeal of climate change accountability legislation, changes to the protection of fish habitats and the elimination of the CSIS inspector general.


Commodities boom, miners’ bust

Canadian resource companies were among the worst performers of the year


Veto power

The Globe and Reuters note one of the seemingly major changes in the Harper government’s “plan for responsible resource development.”


Get your environmental concerns off Joe Oliver’s lawn

The Natural Resources Minister takes on the environmental regulatory system, environmentalists, celebrity, air travel, foreigners, America and civil law.

Who owns the North Pole?

Who owns the North Pole?

We used to think it was ours. But Russia has staked a claim, and the Danes will be next.


How many does it take to screw in a light bulb?

In the process of detailing the government’s confused response to last summer’s earthquake, the Citizen’s Tom Spears explains what it takes to issue a news release in this town.