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Oil Sands: Canada's 10 Ethical Challenges: The Series

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Until Canada's elites and its citizens address these 10 critical issues, the project will become an increasing source of global and national conflict and Canada's reputation increasingly blackened, argues noted journalist Andrew Nikiforuk in this three-part series.

In This Series

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Oil Sands: Canada's 10 Ethical Challenges

ENERGY & EQUITY: How we turned a blessing into a curse, and ways to atone. Part one.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 14 Oct 2011


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Two More Ethical Challenges to Canada's Oil Sands

ENERGY & EQUITY: Listing the limitations to bitumen boosting. Part two.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 26 Oct 2011


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China, and Two More Ethical Challenges to Oil Sands

ENERGY & EQUITY: Last in a list of ways Canada is turning a blessing into a curse.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 3 Nov 2011


The Fight for Ugly, Or Why Art Can’t Sell Condos

Westbank’s empty show trumped by VAG’s installation using discarded building materials, furnishings.

By Dorothy Woodend