#12 Alberta Oil Heads East (the Long Way), We Join the Fight Against the Gun Ban, and Ottawa’s Stinking Station Problem

Episode 12 July 07, 2020 00:26:13
#12 Alberta Oil Heads East (the Long Way), We Join the Fight Against the Gun Ban, and Ottawa’s Stinking Station Problem
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#12 Alberta Oil Heads East (the Long Way), We Join the Fight Against the Gun Ban, and Ottawa’s Stinking Station Problem
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Show Notes

News at the Top – Energy Heads East

Alberta oil is going to New Brunswick (through the Panama Canal). Canadian taxpayers are losing a lot of money because pipelines are being blocked. But there’s a bit of good news.

Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/cenovus-oil-panama-canal-1.5635939

Deep Dive – We Join the Fight Against the Gun Ban 6:13

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is joining the court battle against the Trudeau government’s gun ban and buyback.

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/scrap-the-gun-ban-and-buy-back

Waste Watch – Ottawa’s Stinking Station Problem 19:45

Taxpayers can smell waste from a mile away. In this case, they’re smelling it right from the brand-new train stations built in Ottawa’s downtown core. And the city’s attempt to freshen things up was a complete failure.  

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/scent-error-at-smelly-ottawa-transit-station-cost-600?id=18488

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