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Minister hawks Canada as "energy superpower" at international summit
“If there is a type of energy you are interested in, we’ve got it,” Ed Fast, Canada’s minister of international trade says.
Apr 3rd, 2013
Fraser Institute co-founder confirms 'years and years' of U.S. oil billionaires' funding
With nearly 16 per cent of its budget from foreign sources, the influential Fraser Institute claims that $500,000 from the US Koch family only went to its international programs.
David P. Ball
Apr 26th, 2012
“Charitable” Fraser Institute accepted $500k in foreign funding from Koch oil billionaires
In just four years, U.S. Tea Party architects the Koch brothers poured half a million dollars into Canadian right-wing think tank, the Fraser Institute.
Apr 25th, 2012
Cashing in on Canada’s tar sands: refineries and other industries
Who profits from refining and working with tar sands products? Part three in our series exploring who has high stakes in the oil sands.
Dec 8th, 2011