Kat Main

The Hanged Man

12:10 a.m. “Mom’s breathing funny.” “She always breathes funny. What’s she doing?” “Standing in the hall, breathing funny.” “Fine. I’ll be right over.” Richmond Road is a maze of craters and [...]

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The Redwater Decision

All across this province, from the banks of the Peace River to the barley fields of Lethbridge County, 155,000 holes have been drilled in the ground that share four characteristics: They were made to release oil and gas from the Earth’s crust; they’ve produced as much hydrocarbon as they’re going ...

Are More Pipelines in the Public Interest?

  David Hughes says no. We are repeatedly told by the Trudeau government that we must meet our Paris climate change commitments and at the same time ramp up oil and gas production and build more pipelines in order to strengthen the economy. To this end, the federal government has gone ...

Trans Mountain Pipeline: Cold Pipe, Hot Rhetoric

Have you heard about Trans Mountain? Well, of course you have. Everyone has. There’s been nothing but heated talk about the planned expansion of the pipeline system carrying bitumen and other oil products from Edmonton to the Port of Vancouver for more than a year now. So much talk, in ...