Calgary HeraldMay 18, 2019 On June 4, 1989, Chinese government tanks rolled into Tiananmen Square in Beijing and crushed a student demonstration. Nearly 30 years later, the Chinese government “rolled over” another group of innocents — Canada’s canola farmers. https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-canadas-tank-man-movement-stands-up-to-china
Calgary Herald, April 4, 2019, Rick Peterson Next Tuesday, members of Canada’s Senate will be hearing voices. Voices of pain from the Prairies. For the complete article, click on the link below: https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-visiting-senators-feel-our-prairie-pain
Canada is on the brink of rushing into law the worst piece of resource legislation this country has seen since the 1980-85 National Energy Program. Called the Impact Assessment Act, Bill C-69 is an ill-considered bill to radically re-write the rules for reviewing resource projects. It is poorly written, opaque and opens up new and wide avenues for litigation that would tie project approvals up in court forever. For the full article, please click here.
“Working people of this province have finally had enough anti-resource propaganda and misinformation. We can’t let that story get lost in the focus on protestors and the spin from their radical, foreign-funded leaders who recruit homeless people to do their dirty work. It is time for moderate Canadians to stand up, say that’s enough, and push back — not with violence and misinformation, but with fact and passion for our nation.” Read Rick’s full editorial here: Rick Peterson: The big reveal at Camp Cloud