Peter Kent

Peter Kent criticizes Harper's 'enemy' list, drawing comparison to Nixon era

Tensions in Parliament emerge as former environment minister Peter Kent attacked Harper over his "enemy" list.

Cabinet shuffle brings fresh faces and blur on environment

Young women and fresh faces marked Prime Minister Harper's cabinet shuffle today.  Former Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq replaced Peter Kent as environment minister,...

Climate change opponent to oil sands promoter: Peter Kent's journey from journalist to Environment Minister

How Environment Minister Peter Kent went from brilliant, award-winning journalist to oil sands promoter and Harper government spokesperson.

"Truthiness" and the right's attack on Canada's charities

Canadian charities should employ "truthiness" to their own advantage, instead of letting the Harper government and Conservative pundits wield it against them.

Encyclopedia of Canadian pipelines: Keystone XL and Northern Gateway

Enbridge. Northern Gateway. TransCanada. Keystone XL. You've heard the names. You've seen the headlines. But what is the controversy all about? To understand the players, the issues and why they...

#Flahertyjobs tweets mock Jim Flaherty's "no bad jobs" comment

"Fresh orange juice squeezer for Bev Oda," and more "bad job" ideas trended on twitter in response to the Finance Minister's recent remarks.

Enviro Minister, tar sands producers, and energy execs call for less regulation of industry

Speaking at the GLOBE Conference, Environment Minister Peter Kent defended Canada's Kyoto pullout and stressed “efficiency” in the bid to modernize environmental assessment processes.

Harper’s Canada: An environmental policy fact sheet

Part two of our series outlining key events and current issues in Canadian politics. Here’s how our environmental policy is shaping the political narrative, both at home and abroad.

New oilsands monitoring strategy not enough, say environmentalists

Representatives from Greenpeace and Pembina Institute say the three-year implementation plan leaves too much room for error, and an independent commission is needed to make monitoring more credible.

Canada's National Energy Board an oil sands “ally”?

Government documents obtained by Climate Action Network describe the NEB as an oil sands “ally”, while enviros and Aboriginals are "adversaries". So what does this mean for Northern Gateway?