Environment

Cartoon: US Coal or Alberta Oil Sands - What's Really Dirty Energy?

Find a political cartoon that illustrates the big difference between the United States coal production and Canada's oil product via the Alberta Oil Sands.

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Cartoon: Liberal Election Platform - Where is the Green Shift?

Find a political cartoon depicting the Liberal Party of Canada leader serving up the Liberal Party election campaign platform to a voter, while the voter inquires about the main course (i.e. the Green Shift tax proposal).

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2008 Canadian Election Issues and Events

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Sep 14, 2008

Find a detailed articled outline the key issues and events in the 2008 federal election in Canada, including the minority/majority government question, the economy, leadership, the environment, and Canada in Afghanistan.

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Urban-rural split likely back on the table

By Harold Jansen on Sep 10, 2008

The Conservatives' high-profile promise yesterday to cut the tax on diesel fuels likely won't have much impact on the average Canadian family, but it's big news if you're a heavy user of diesel fuel. Truckers, farmers and fishers will likely benefit. It also sets up a nice contrast with the Liberals' Green Shift, which would increase taxes on fuels. However, what I think is interesting is that it sets up a rural-urban policy showdown. Two of those three groups (and probably many truckers, too) are primarily rural.

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Alberta’s Oil Sands: Key Issues and Impacts

Feature by Jordan Best and George Hoberg || Jun 18, 2008

Northern Alberta’s oil sands are increasingly becoming a source of political conflict, both domestically and globally, as scrutiny of the world’s second-largest known oil reserve intensifies.

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Cartoon: A Carbon Tax in Canada - The Elephant in the Room...

Find a political cartoon depicting a carbon tax as being a big elephant in the room.

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Cartoon: John Baird and Canada's Position on Climage Change in Bali

Find a political cartoon depicting Environment Minister John Baird in hot water over Canada's Position on Climage Change in Bali Indonesia.

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Cartoon: Global Warming vs the Cold Canadian Winter

Find a political cartoon that depicts the conflicting realities of a cold Canadian winter in 2007 with the claim of global warming.

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2002 Johannesburg Earth Summit on Sustainable Development

Feature by Scott Fogden || Sep 1, 2002

From August 26th to September 4th, 2002, international attention focused on Johannesburg, as South Africa’s commercial capital played host to high-level diplomatic meetings assigned to allevi

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