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Melina Laboucan Massimo (centre) speaks at the Protect the Inlet rally on Burnaby Mountain in B.C. on March 10, 2018. She is accompanied by Eriel Tchekwie (left) and Jesse Cardinal (right). Photo by Trevor Mack

The Globe and Mail didn't want to publish this about Kinder Morgan

When I checked my email one day last week, there was a link to a piece just published in The Globe and Mail. A columnist named Gary Mason had used me as his foil to prove that protests against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion were subversive plots imported from the U.S., part of a grand overall strategy to mess with the fossil fuel industry.

The fatal flaw of Alberta's oil expansion

Two weeks ago, the first supertanker capable of holding two million barrels of oil departed for the first time from America’s newly upgraded—and only—terminal able to dock and load crude-carrying behemoths of this size. Bound for China, the inaugural run signals a major shift in global oil shipping patterns, economics, and the highly competitive oil refinery business.