Marco Navarro-Génie

Laurentian Canada Determined to Kill Oil Sands Development

As predicted weeks ago, Albertans did not need to hold their breath for Ottawa’s approval of the Frontier oil sands mine. Reports of massive opposition within the Liberal Party caucus and rumours of an appeasing “economic aid” package for the province were strong indicators that the federal cabinet had no intentions to approve the Frontier …

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Alberta’s Problem Isn’t Geography

Regressive and oppressive Iranian Shiite mullahs have proven to be more reasonable business counterparts than former World Wildlife Fund apparatchiks in Ottawa, populist nationalists in Quebec City, and the rigid eco-zealous alliance of Greens and New Democrats in Victoria. This is Alberta’s problem!

Canada Should Fix Equalization and Other Regional Subsidies Now

The fundamental objection to equalization and equalization-type provisions in many federal programs is that they are entirely counterproductive. They do exactly the opposite of what legislators intended for them to do. Equalization and similar provisions fund programming in recipient provinces that is more generous than in those provinces whose citizens are net contributors to them. …

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[Red Deer Speech] Separation If Necessary … The Winning Conditions

By Marco Navarro-Génie, President of the Haultain Research Institute. Good morning, and thank you for that introduction. Thank you to Danny for inviting me to speakhere today. I am a guy of many hats and I appear here this morning as a senior fellow of theFrontier Centre for Public Policy, and as president of the …

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Extinction Rebellion Is an Apocalyptic Cult

XR are prepared to go to prison and, like most cults, are prepared to wreak havoc onto the world until the world meets their demands and converts, non-violently for now. But that may change. Their sense of urgency may turn in frustration to violent desperation, prompting their twisted logic to jump to vandal criminal action.