Who’ll end up killing poor Energy East — the U.S. president or the premier of Quebec?

Woe is Energy East. First, Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel announced that the provincial government will seek a court injunction to ensure the pipeline project is subject to the province’s environmental regulations. “This is not directed at any province or region,” he said. “This is about one company that wants to do a project...

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Kevin O’Leary doesn’t need to know what he’s talking about. He’s famous.

Donald Trump. Justin Trudeau. Pierre Karl Peladeau. Kevin O’Leary. Four men with not a single thing in common, except an interest in politics and the factor that made that interest practical for them: their media celebrity. U.S. Republican presidential candidate-in-waiting Trump had already made himself a household name before he created Celebrity Apprentice, and...

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Canada’s all about human rights in the Middle East, unless you want to buy our military vehicles

If you thought the federal government’s newly revealed mission against the Islamic State (ISIL) was incoherent, you won’t like its policy on selling military equipment to Saudi Arabia. During the election campaign, the Liberals promised that, if elected, they would have Canada sign the Arms Trade Treaty, an international agreement achieved in 2014, which...

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No planes, no gains – except for Trudeau

Today, Canadians finally learned what Ottawa’s plans are for the fight against ISIS. The list of commitments is long and expensive. Canada will spend $1.6 billion over three years on security, humanitarian assistance, and governance. Our Armed Forces will continue to maintain one CC-150 Polaris aerial refuelling aircraft and two CP-140 Aurora aerial surveillance aircraft in the field....

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