Trudeau’s cabinet choices put the oil-and-gas sector on notice

This article was written by Adam Radwanski and published on October 27, 2021, in The Globe and Mail. Justin Trudeau has fired a shot across the bow of Canada’s fossil fuel industry with the appointments of a pair of climate-focused ministers in his new cabinet. Steven Guilbeault, who before entering politics was one of Quebec’s…

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Completing TMX to Fund the Just Transition? Who Thought that One Up?

This post was written by Oil Sands Divestment and published on October 18, 2021. The Canadian government used to roll out two stock answers when it was criticized for continuing to exploit fossil fuels. The first was that “no country in the world would leave Canadian oil untapped”, and the second that “oil is going…

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‘Steer the market’: Study finds $23B in federal, provincial pipeline support

This article was written by Bob Weber for The Canadian Press and was published in the Toronto Star on July 6, 2021. Taxpayer dollars are heavily distorting Canada’s financial marketplace in favour of fossil fuel pipelines, new research suggests. The International Institute for Sustainable Development says spending by provincial and federal governments combined with the…

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