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Give Farmers the Vote

Bruce Johnstone, Regina Leader-Post 910/11 Regardless of the results of the Canadian Wheat Board's plebiscite, which are expected Monday, the federal government says it will ignore them and…. Details here.

"The House" Aplogizes Over an Interview on the Keystone Pipeline

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If you enjoy this blog, please consider  donating to the author to keep it going.  Just click on the link below . Thanks! - Larry                                                                                                        PLT:  This morning,"The House" apologized over an interview done on that CBC Radio program on July 23rd. In the interview, Derek Burney, once Canada's ambassador to the US, sung the praises of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline and attacked critics in the environmental movement as "emotional" and even "violent."                                                                                                 In the process of responding to that interview, I discovered Burney is a Director of TransCanadaPipelines, the company building the project. He did not disclose this in the course of the interview. After complaining twice to the CBC ombudsman, I received an apology from "The House," yesterday, sayin