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Conservatives selling out Canada's future for short term economic gain in oil sands and other petroleum developments, say critics

The Conservative government is 'ideologically driven against nature' and 'have put all their eggs in one basket,' says NDP MP Megan Leslie.

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Environment Minister Peter Kent.

Following a 40-page report showing Canada has fallen back on support for clean-energy technology development and two months before the Prime Minister’s advisory group on the environment is dismantled permanently, MPs and critics accuse the Conservatives of promoting and financing oil sands and other petroleum exploitation for short-term economic gain “at the expense of Canada’s future.”

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Conservatives selling out Canada's future for short term economic gain in oil sands and other petroleum developments, say critics

The Conservative government is 'ideologically driven against nature' and 'have put all their eggs in one basket,' says NDP MP Megan Leslie.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Environment Minister Peter Kent.

Following a 40-page report showing Canada has fallen back on support for clean-energy technology development and two months before the Prime Minister’s advisory group on the environment is dismantled permanently, MPs and critics accuse the Conservatives of promoting and financing oil sands and other petroleum exploitation for short-term economic gain “at the expense of Canada’s future.”

  

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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