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Climate change also a security threat

Blog | Monday, 20 Jan 2014
By Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Green MP Bruce Hyer We deserve an energy plan, a climate plan, and the new industrial revolution of clean-tech and renewables. The first step is for Harper to get...

Book Review “The Longer I’m Prime Minister” by Paul Wells

Blog | Monday, 20 Jan 2014
“He won, but he won’t last…the people are on to him, and soon his own party will turn on him...”  But of course Stephen Harper kept winning: in 2006, again in 2008, and by the time he won his...

Holiday Productive and Enlightening

Blog | Thursday, 16 Jan 2014
THUNDER BAY – Federal Politics - My so-called holiday this year was a productive and enlightening one, which brought me across Canada and around the world with my family and on parliamentary business...

That was the year that was…2013’s highs and lows

Blog | Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013
I have been over the last few days, like most Canadians, getting the deluge of retrospectives on 2013. Rob Ford’s name looms large in these reviews, along with Duffy and Wallin, Senate expenses and...

Hyer to Taiwan

Blog | Sunday, 29 Dec 2013
I am arising on my first morning in Taipei, Taiwan. On December 22, Margaret and I drove to Armstrong to catch VIA rail, which was supposed to depart toward our Vancouver destination at 9 pm. We...

Double The Green Caucus for 2014

Blog | Friday, 13 Dec 2013
As 2013 winds to a close, I have good news to share of a doubled caucus!  Independent MP Bruce Hyer (MP for Thunder Bay-Superior north) has taken out a membership in the Green Party of Canada and...

Why a green economic future is more robust, resilient than putting all our eggs in fossil fuel basket

Blog | Monday, 02 Dec 2013
The problem is not that governments are not doing enough to fight global warming. It’s that governments, particularly the Harper administration, are actually in the way. The starting point in...

The panda in the room

Blog | Thursday, 28 Nov 2013
It has been more than a year since the Harper government cabinet was in a legal position to ratify the Canada-China investment treaty. Thank goodness that step has not yet been taken. It is the...

Warsaw COP19 – Daily Blog – The COP that would not die ...

Blog | Saturday, 23 Nov 2013
As I wrote my Friday blog Saturday morning from the Warsaw airport, it seems only right that my Saturday blog should be written on Sunday on VIA Rail as I complete the last leg of the (too) long trip...

Warsaw COP19 – Daily Blog – We are into serious over-time . . .

Blog | Friday, 22 Nov 2013
I am writing this from the Warsaw airport in the wee hours of almost Saturday morning.  I left the ADP interactive process after 3 AM when the co-chairs adjourned, sending the weary negotiators away...