In early December 2021 Fatemeh Anvari, a Quebec Teacher, was removed from her Grade 3 classroom for wearing her hijab at work. (She wasn’t fired but assigned to other duties.) She was […]
There is so much misinformation, narrowly biased coverage and raw emotion online that concern me about our society's ability to think critically about the important issues of the day. I want to provoke a deeper level of thought by offering an explanation of issues as I see them. You may agree or disagree, but hopefully you will at least think about the issues.
I am a retired litigation lawyer with over 40 years of experience in environmental, electricity, competition, and constitutional issues. I have appeared at all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada, and in every province of Canada. I have been invited as a guest lecturer at almost all of the law schools in this country. I am also the author of over 100 legal articles and a law book, and have been an adjunct faculty member at four Canadian law schools.
Is There Light at the End of the Omicron Tunnel?
I wish all my readers a happy, healthy 2022. New knowledge of Covid-19 often suggests new policies that contradict existing policies. A prime example is the early advice not to wear masks, […]
Dilbert Said it Best
I have written several previous posts on climate change, SEE Here: https://andrewromanviews.blog/2021/12/13/the-climate-emergency-another-apocalyptic-prophesy/
My article today in the Energy Regulation Quarterly on Canada’s Net Zero Target Legislation
For those of you with an interest in climate change challenges and laws, here today’s publication, in the Energy Quarterly Review, of my critique of the Canadian law that set our CO2 […]
The ‘Climate Emergency’: Another Apocalyptic Prophesy?
Introduction Public anxiety about climate change does not arise from scientific study of the Earth’s centuries-long cycles of ice ages and global warming. Rather, that anxiety arises because so many people assume […]
Parliamentary Placebos: Laws Intended to Make You Feel Good (that don’t actually do good)
The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act: A Placebo Law? Note: A fuller, more detailed version of this post will be published in the December issue of the Energy Regulation Quarterly, available here. […]
“Beware!” the professor warned, of the Single Factor Theory! “What is that, and why should I care?”, I thought. That was in 1960. I was an 18 year old second year university […]
Our “Made in China” Climate Policy
The main beneficiary of our climate policy is not the climate. It is China. China couldn’t do better if it had written our climate policies. We couldn’t do worse if China had […]
My article about manipulating guilt, published today in the Financial Post.
The Texas Power Failure and What To Do About It
Who turned the lights off in Texas? Why am I blogging about electricity in Texas? Because some of my legal career involved electricity supply and demand issues in regulatory hearings, and in […]