July 5, 2014

Canada's Big, Ugly Environmental Problem

Jordan Larson, Pacific Standard

The Associated Press

Our neighbor to the north’s once-celebrated record of environmental science research and climate change policy has been thoroughly turned on its head over the past decade. And tense negotiations over the Keystone XL pipeline may have damaged Canada’s relationship with the U.S.

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Canada Wants to Feel More U.S. Love
Colin Robertson, Globe and Mail
Living beside the United States, remarked Pierre Trudeau, is like sleeping with an elephant: "No matter how friendly or temperate the beast, one is affected by every twitch and grunt." The twitching is getting to the Harper... more ››
June 25, 2014
Should Canada and the U.S. Drift Apart?
Lawrence Martin, Globe and Mail
Ottawa’s relations with Washington are not good. “Frayed” is the operative adjective. Ties have been frayed for much of the time under Barack Obama and Stephen Harper but also under Jean Chrétien and... more ››
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Rob Ford Circus Is (Slowly) Coming to an End
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June 27, 2014
Canada's Health System Underperforms
Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail
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