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Pricing pollution is key

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When things cost more, people conserve. When energy costs more, they cut back on use. When transportation costs more, people’s driving habits change. By Sheila CoppsFirst published in The Hill Times on August 14, 2023. OTTAWA—While forest…

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Firefighting an election campaign

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Alberta’s ongoing firefighting efforts have taken the election campaign focus off Danielle Smith’s health and vaccine pronouncements. By Sheila CoppsFirst published in The Hill Times on May 22, 2023. OTTAWA–As northern Alberta is engulfed in…

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Smith wants Alberta’s sovereignty

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If Danielle Smith doesn’t like a federal law, she and her cabinet will simply toss it out. Sovereignty in a united Canada—sounds just like the separatists.  By Sheila CoppsFirst published in The Hill Times on…

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Hate sells, but it doesn’t sell democracy

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There has to be a reasonable way for elected representatives to receive police protection when necessary. By Sheila CoppsFirst published in The Hill Times on September 5, 2022. OTTAWA—Former energy minister Marc Lalonde used to…

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