Monday, May 14, 2012 | Categories: Features
That's been the message from the Harper Government for the past few months. Specifically, its message to environmental groups who oppose the development of Alberta's oils sands. Several Canadian environmental groups receive donations from people and organizations outside Canada. And, as we've told you on the program before, the Federal Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, has repeatedly taken issue with that, saying that it amounts to foreign interference in Canada's affairs.
But a new report has found that there's a double standard when it comes to companies actually doing business in the oil sands.
Nikki Skuce is with the Canadian environmental group, Forest Ethics Advocacy. We reached her in Washington, D.C.