Ottawa's unjust energy transition paints a bullseye on western Canada
National Post: Bill Bewick: 'Clearly, the federal government’s economically devastating regulations are being pushed forward by people solely focused on Canada’s emissions, in utter disregard for what the world actually needs right now, and with disdain for the real environmental progress that has been made in both sectors.
'These aggressive regulations seem also to be pushed by people making a cold political calculation: a look at the electoral map shows the current government gets little to no MPs from the places where farmers and energy workers live.
'If Quebec and Ontario were home to the oilsands, nobody believes their key sector would be singled out like this. Likewise, If the ruling party relied on farming communities for political support, it would not be pushing a radical cut in fertilizer use...'