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Robert Sopuck

Robert Sopuck was the Conservative Member of Parliament for the Manitoba constituency of Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa from 2010 to 2019. 

Trudeau should abandon his quest to regulate free speech, argues Robert Sopuck

Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | April 3, 2024
Justice Minister Arif Virani pictured on the Hill onJan. 30, 2024, is the federal cabinet minister responsible for the Online Harms Bill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | April 3, 2024
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | April 3, 2024
Justice Minister Arif Virani pictured on the Hill onJan. 30, 2024, is the federal cabinet minister responsible for the Online Harms Bill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | February 12, 2024
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, as a Quebec MP, should be grateful to the industry that contributes $14-billion in equalization to his province, writes Robert Sopuck. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | February 12, 2024
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | February 12, 2024
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, as a Quebec MP, should be grateful to the industry that contributes $14-billion in equalization to his province, writes Robert Sopuck. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | November 8, 2023
Concentrated animal feeding operations, like this one pictured in Missouri, U.S. in 2013, are susceptible to disease which is why extraordinary sanitation measures are required, writes Robert Sopuck. Photograph courtesy of Socially Responsible Agriculture Project via Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | November 8, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | November 8, 2023
Concentrated animal feeding operations, like this one pictured in Missouri, U.S. in 2013, are susceptible to disease which is why extraordinary sanitation measures are required, writes Robert Sopuck. Photograph courtesy of Socially Responsible Agriculture Project via Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | October 26, 2023
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, pictured on the Hill. The Supreme Court of Canada recently declared Bill C-69 unconstitutional due to federal encroachment into areas of provincial jurisdiction. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | October 26, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | October 26, 2023
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, pictured on the Hill. The Supreme Court of Canada recently declared Bill C-69 unconstitutional due to federal encroachment into areas of provincial jurisdiction. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | September 21, 2023
Conservative environment critic Gérard Deltell. During the last two federal elections, the party had the most comprehensive plans to protect Canada's environment, writes Robert Sopuck. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | September 21, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | September 21, 2023
Conservative environment critic Gérard Deltell. During the last two federal elections, the party had the most comprehensive plans to protect Canada's environment, writes Robert Sopuck. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | August 23, 2023
Palm oil plantations, such as this one in West Java, Indonesia, can provide renewable fuels, but necessitate the conversion of tropical rainforest, writes Robert Sopuck. Photograph by Achmad Rabin Taim/Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | August 23, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | August 23, 2023
Palm oil plantations, such as this one in West Java, Indonesia, can provide renewable fuels, but necessitate the conversion of tropical rainforest, writes Robert Sopuck. Photograph by Achmad Rabin Taim/Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | August 3, 2023
Firefighters in Alberta. Canada’s adaptation to climate change and extreme weather should include a commitment to conserve, protect, and create 'natural infrastructure' such as small-water control structures, constructed wetlands and wetland conservation, and the retention of forest cover in our settled regions, writes Robert Sopuck. Photograph courtesy of New South Wales Rural Fire Service
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | August 3, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | August 3, 2023
Firefighters in Alberta. Canada’s adaptation to climate change and extreme weather should include a commitment to conserve, protect, and create 'natural infrastructure' such as small-water control structures, constructed wetlands and wetland conservation, and the retention of forest cover in our settled regions, writes Robert Sopuck. Photograph courtesy of New South Wales Rural Fire Service
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | June 29, 2023
The irony is that Canada’s natural resource industries implement the highest environmental standards in the world, but Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault seems not to care, writes former Conservative MP Robert Sopuck. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | June 29, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | June 29, 2023
The irony is that Canada’s natural resource industries implement the highest environmental standards in the world, but Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault seems not to care, writes former Conservative MP Robert Sopuck. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | May 18, 2023
Organic farming systems require more land since yields are lower. A study out of Humboldt University of Berlin concluded that organic farming requires 40 per cent more land to grow the same amount of food, writes former Manitoba Conservative MP Robert Sopuck. Image courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | May 18, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | May 18, 2023
Organic farming systems require more land since yields are lower. A study out of Humboldt University of Berlin concluded that organic farming requires 40 per cent more land to grow the same amount of food, writes former Manitoba Conservative MP Robert Sopuck. Image courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | April 5, 2023
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino, pictured on the Hill on March 21, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | April 5, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | April 5, 2023
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino, pictured on the Hill on March 21, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | March 6, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | March 6, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | March 6, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | February 13, 2023
Eliminating introduced Pacific salmon, pictured, from the Great Lakes is neither possible or desirable. But we also use 'lampricides,' chemicals designed to kill juvenile lamprey to protect Pacific salmon. This begs the question: what are our priorities for species conservation and on what do we base those decisions, asks Robert Sopuck. Photograph courtesy of Flickr
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | February 13, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | February 13, 2023
Eliminating introduced Pacific salmon, pictured, from the Great Lakes is neither possible or desirable. But we also use 'lampricides,' chemicals designed to kill juvenile lamprey to protect Pacific salmon. This begs the question: what are our priorities for species conservation and on what do we base those decisions, asks Robert Sopuck. Photograph courtesy of Flickr
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | January 30, 2023
COP15 stressed the importance of conserving wild species, which is well and good, but what constitutes a species is still not settled. Hybridization is common in nature whereby two closely related species can cross breed. Mallard duck, left, and black duck hybrids are fairly common yet both are considered separate species, writes Robert Sopuck. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | January 30, 2023
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | January 30, 2023
COP15 stressed the importance of conserving wild species, which is well and good, but what constitutes a species is still not settled. Hybridization is common in nature whereby two closely related species can cross breed. Mallard duck, left, and black duck hybrids are fairly common yet both are considered separate species, writes Robert Sopuck. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | April 18, 2022
Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault, pictured in September 2020 on the Hill. Justin Trudeau revels in international virtue signalling but his environmental policies are degrading our economy, harming national security, and do not address real environmental issues, writes former Conservative MP Robert Sopuck. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | April 18, 2022
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | April 18, 2022
Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault, pictured in September 2020 on the Hill. Justin Trudeau revels in international virtue signalling but his environmental policies are degrading our economy, harming national security, and do not address real environmental issues, writes former Conservative MP Robert Sopuck. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | February 7, 2022
Erin O’Toole, pictured on Nov. 18, 2021, was ousted as party leader on Feb. 2, 2022. A total of 73 MPs voted to remove him as leader and 43 voted for him to stay. Conservative MP Scott Reid, chair of the national caucus, remained neutral and did not vote. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | February 7, 2022
Opinion | BY ROBERT SOPUCK | February 7, 2022
Erin O’Toole, pictured on Nov. 18, 2021, was ousted as party leader on Feb. 2, 2022. A total of 73 MPs voted to remove him as leader and 43 voted for him to stay. Conservative MP Scott Reid, chair of the national caucus, remained neutral and did not vote. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade