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Category: Fuel & Energy

U-City Flights

While at a travel convention in the Saskatoon Airport yesterday, I met the Business Developer for West Wind Aviation. West Wind is the parent company to Pronto airlines, which feature the most frequently scheduled flights to and from Uranium City. Flights from Saskatoon to U-City are every Monday and Thursday, with returning flights those same […]

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Repercussions of Canada’s 2012 Federal Budget

In a move away from the ideals of slow journalism (which allows for more accurate gaining of insight), the new Federal budget – highlights of which can be viewed via the Calgary Herald – has reduced timelines of environmental reviews required of major resource projects. “Currently, major resource projects can take as long six years […]

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“Green”

This image came up in class, and I find it to be such a beautiful juxtaposition. Here we have a farm of wind turbines, generating and storing power that we have come to associate with “green.” This metaphorical colour is reflected physically in the grass of the golf course, but we can see by the […]

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Tar Sands

In an effort to remain unbiased, I have posted videos and news clips posted by news affiliates, filmmakers, environmental groups and the industry alike. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOk0Fyov_2A&w=560&h=315] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkwoRivP17A&w=420&h=315] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALCTOs2zakc&w=420&h=315] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBePqKw7tyk&w=560&h=315] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzFeqj54VW8&w=420&h=315] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHGD1N-Vix4&w=560&h=315] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PcKwose9NY&w=420&h=315] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WYdtDlMp5o&w=420&h=315] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmnoaMFZ5lY&w=420&h=315] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4LqrAhpGB0&w=560&h=315]

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Discussion on Nuclear

The following is a discussion spurred from a status I made on Facebook regarding nuclear energy: I was about to plop my John Hancock on a petition regarding nuclear energy. “Down with nuclear!” I said as the pen approached the paper. “Oh no” said the boy. “We’re for nuclear. We need to live on Mars.” […]

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SPOIL trailer

This is near where I spent my summers and Christmases as a child; where my mother, aunts, uncles and grandparents grew up. It is home to a species of bear unique to the region as well as some of our most important salmon resources, which are already in danger from over-fishing. It continues to boggle […]

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