Northern Currents –: Conservative Premier Scott Moe sides with Big Oil campaign, ignores the climate crisis

Regina city councillors proposed legislation to ban advertisements from oil and gas industry. The industry responded with an astroturfing campaign. Here we have yet another example of right-wing politicians supporting powerful oil and gas corporations. These corporations are so powerful that they can shape narratives and create false populist movements. 

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Accidental Deliberations: On first steps

Hey look, some positive election results! Congratulations to everybody who ran in Regina’s municipal elections (and in those around the province) – and particularly the progressive electees who will have the chance to shape policy for the next four year. But while it’s a relief to have representatives in place

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Accidental Deliberations: On stark choices

The advance polls are now open in Regina’s municipal election, while mail-in ballots have been available for some time. So I’ll take the opportunity to discuss voters’ options – beginning with the City Council races which make for perhaps the most interesting set of possibilities we’ve seen in decades. I’ve

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