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Power & Politics 5h
"The allegations against him have been completely unsubstantiated,” said about a comment Conservative MP Michael Cooper allegedly made a decade ago. “I’ve taken Michael Cooper at his word and I believe him.” Read more:
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Power & Politics 6h
Replying to @PnPCBC
Here is a comparison between some of the key details of the federal parties' environmental plans
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Power & Politics 6h
. calls ’s climate plan “fake” saying it has “No numbers, no serious measures and no commitment to move the needle on climate action.”
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Power & Politics 8h
Replying to @AndrewScheer
“Emitters who exceed our limits will be required to invest in technology that will lower emissions to fight climate change,” said . “We can actually create more jobs in Canada through technological growth while at the same time lowering global emissions.”
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Power & Politics 8h
Replying to @AndrewScheer
. says plan is built on 3 principles: 1. Green technology, not taxes 2. A cleaner and greener natural environment 3. Taking the climate change fight global. He calls plan “the most comprehensive environmental platform ever put forward by a political party in Canada”
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Power & Politics 8h
Replying to @AndrewScheer
“If Trudeau’s approach was working - if Canada’s environment and its performance was actually improving - nobody would care what Conservatives have to say,” said . “Canadians need an alternative.”
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Power & Politics 8h
Conservative Leader is unveiling his plan for the environment that he says will meet Canada's emissions reduction targets while eliminating the current federal carbon tax regime.
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Power & Politics 10h
Replying to @PnPCBC
Conservative colleagues of MP Michael Cooper say he should stay in caucus following an allegation about a comment he made a decade ago. Cooper denies making the comment.
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Power & Politics 11h
“What Mr. Cooper said at committee and what he is alleged to have said in media reports illustrates that there’s an awful lot of room for intolerance in Andrew Scheer’s party,” said about this story on Michael Cooper:
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @PnPCBC
"The federal government's decision to buy the pipeline and become the owner makes it impossible to make an unbiased, open-minded decision,” said Chief Leah George-Wilson of the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Read more:
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @ElizabethMay
“They will build a pipeline to blow through our Paris targets, use our own money to do it and then try to trick us by saying every dollar made on this project...is going to go to clean energy projects,” said .
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @theJagmeetSingh
“This decision is an affront to all the folks that have raised countless concerns around the impacts to the environment,” said
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @AndrewScheer
“Show me the pipeline. Where is it?,” said . “I doubt [Trudeau’s] sincerity because he hasn't actually done anything...I don’t believe he actually wants it built.”
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @jkenney
“This is now a test for Canada to demonstrate to the world that we’re a safe place in which to invest, create jobs and build infrastructure,” said . “This is a test for whether Canada truly is an economic union.”
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @jkenney
“This second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline isn’t a victory to celebrate it’s just another step in a process that has frankly taken too long,” said . “We’re happy with today’s decision, but now let’s get it built.”
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @jjhorgan
“Although I regret the federal government’s decision, it is within their authority to make that decision. It’s now up to George and I and the gov't of B.C. to make sure, as this project proceeds, we have no impacts on our marine life...” said
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @JustinTrudeau
“This isn’t a choice between producing more conventional energy, or less. It’s a choice about where we can sell it, and how we get it there safely,” said . “Our energy workers, especially those in Alberta, have been hurting for far too long.”
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @JustinTrudeau
“I know some people are disappointed by this decision,” said . “I have deep B.C. roots. I understand your desire to protect your coastline your ocean, because I share it.”
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @JustinTrudeau
“We will be launching a new phase of engagement to seek input from Indigenous groups on ways that they could directly share in the benefits of this project,” said .
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Power & Politics Jun 18
Replying to @JustinTrudeau
“Our gov't has newly approved the Trans Mountain expansion project going forward,” said “Company plans to have shovels in the ground this construction season...Every dollar the fed. gov't earns from this project will be invested in Canada’s clean energy transition”
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