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New Environment Minister Kent sounds like an oil patch lobbyist

Just when the nation needs an informed advocate for freshwater, wildlife and renewable energy, the Harper government has given us another fossil salesman as glib as former BP's Tony Hayward.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

CALGARY—Within hours of being sworn in as Canada's new environment minister, Peter Kent didn't talk about deformed fish, acid rain, disappearing woodland caribou, or large lakes of toxic mining waste.

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New Environment Minister Kent sounds like an oil patch lobbyist

Just when the nation needs an informed advocate for freshwater, wildlife and renewable energy, the Harper government has given us another fossil salesman as glib as former BP's Tony Hayward.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

CALGARY—Within hours of being sworn in as Canada's new environment minister, Peter Kent didn't talk about deformed fish, acid rain, disappearing woodland caribou, or large lakes of toxic mining waste.

  

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

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

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

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

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

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

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

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