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A Solution to Pipeline Industry Paralysis

Bullying and legal land theft are not the answer—respecting property rights is

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If the state wants your property, it can take your property.

Expropriation Unlimited

Unrestrained expropriation is a serious public policy failure—and yet, one that’s widely ignored.

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Expropriation Unlimited

Pipeline companies are not the worst offenders when it comes to legal land theft in Canada

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UNDRIP says First Nations can say no to development. But we also need to be able to say yes

Most landowners...

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The Knowledge Problem

Why government pipeline and energy corridor schemes are destined to fail

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TMX and the Constitutional Mutiny

Once upon a time, it took just 20 months to get a pipeline built in Canada

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How Federal Regulations Pre-Empt Real Property Rights

A Montana case is no surprise to Canadians who are familiar with how regulatory regimes protect industry from landowners

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What Would Indigenous Ownership of TransMountain Look Like?

Equity stake in the pipeline is key for landowners, Indigenous and non-Indigenous.

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Andrew Scheer’s $100 Billion Energy Corridor is a Promise to Violate Property Rights

Government by nature is all about expropriation

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Practising the Law of the Land

John Goudy’s roots pull him back to the land—but these days, he’s working it in a different way.

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