The Trudeau government’s relationship with Saudi Arabia is a curious thing. In 2018, Saudi Arabia beheaded 37 Saudi citizens in a mass execution across the country, publicly pinning one of the bodies and its severed head to a pole as a warning to others.
According to polls, most Canadians want mining and fossil fuel development to take place with proper environmental safeguards. But numerous politicians have expressed their desire to stop resource development altogether. Their plan is for no more oilsands projects. No more pipelines. No more natural gas fracking.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, bent on re-election, is playing a divisive, dangerous game with the country he claims to lead. Recently, six premiers including Jason Kenney sent Trudeau a letter warning that Bill C-69 in its original form, as well as Bill C-48, will damage the economy from coast to coast.
Six premiers asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday to change or bury two pieces of federal legislation that critics of both bills say could hurt Canada’s energy and natural resources sectors.
In Saskatchewan, 53 per cent of respondents agreed with the statement, “Western Canada gets so few benefits from being part of Canada that they might as well go it on their own.”
Late Friday night, Wildrose finance critic Derek Fildebrandt was kicked out of his party’s caucus. This just doesn’t make any sense. It’s political correctness gone mad.
“I don’t think Canadians yet understand what happened. They know there was a fire. They’re beginning to hear the wonderful news that so much of the town was saved.”
Contrary to overwhelming scientific evidence, Trudeau acts as though sunny rhetoric on curbing emissions will somehow win more markets for what has become an uneconomic crude. At current oil prices, most oil sand miners are bleeding cash.
Rex Murphy says Albertans define the meaning of true neighbour: When people are hurting, all are welcome.
The Canadian company said its corporate and technical headquarters will remain in Calgary.