Another Hit to Canada’s Tar Sands, Major Research Study Dropped

By: Wednesday March 20, 2013 6:30 pm

The Helmholtz Association of Research Centres, a major German scientific body with more than 30,000 researchers and US$4.4 billion in annual funding, has dropped out of a joint Alberta tar sands project over fears that the project was damaging the institution’s reputation.

 

How Will Kerry Handle Bilateral Today With Canada’s Oil Obsessed Foreign Minister?

By: Friday February 8, 2013 1:30 pm

Newly appointed U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet on Friday with his Canadian counterpart, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird. In any such bilateral meeting, it is paramount that each participant trust the words of his counterpart. After all, when it comes to the world of diplomacy, where wars are settled and treaties are signed, there’s little more than words and trust.

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