Friends of the Richelieu. A river. A passion.

"Tout cedit pays est fort uny, remply de forests, vignes & noyers. Aucuns Chrestiens n'estoient encores parvenus jusques en cedit lieu, que nous, qui eusmes assez de peine à monter le riviere à la rame. " Samuel de Champlain

"All this region is very level and full of forests, vines and butternut trees. No Christian has ever visited this land and we had all the misery of the world trying to paddle the river upstream." Samuel de Champlain

Friday, July 8, 2016

Government? What government?

"This is just another example of the apparent coziness between the oil and gas industry, major political parties, both provincial and federal, and the NEB," said Carole Dupuis, the coordinator of a Quebec-based citizens group called Regroupement vigilance hydrocarbures Québec. "Whether this takes the form of meetings behind closed doors, parties using industry members as political campaigners or the revolving door between the NEB and the oil and gas industry, it all adds up to a sort of infiltration of the political and regulatory worlds by the industry."


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