Does Canada Equate Environmentalists with Terrorists?

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Does Canada Equate Environmentalists with Terrorists?

by RP Siegel
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Does #Canada Equate Environmentalists with Terrorists? http://bit.ly/1CIUou8 via @Justmeans @RPSiegel

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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 8:00am

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A newly proposed Canadian terrorism bill is raising some eyebrows among environmental groups. A document entitled “Critical Infrastructure Intelligence Assessment,” that was obtained by Greenpeace, classifies anyone concerned about climate change as a potential “anti-petroleum extremist.”

As such, these individuals or groups could be referred to a newly empowered Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) under the auspices of activities “that undermine the security of Canada,” particularly with respect to “critical infrastructure.”

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RP Siegel, author and inventor, shines a powerful light on numerous environmental and technological topics. He has been published in business and technical journals and has written three books. His third, co-authored with Roger Saillant, is Vapor Trails, an eco-thriller that is being adapted for the big screen. RP is a professional engineer – and a prolific inventor, with 50 patents, numerous awards, and several commercial products. He is president of Rain Mountain LLC and is an active environmental advocate in his hometown of Rochester, N.Y. In addition to Justmeans, he writes for Triple Pundit, ThomasNet News, and Energy Viewpoints, occasionally contributing to Mechanical Engineering, Strategy + Business, and Huffington Post.

Keywords: Energy | Canada | Canadian Security Intelligence Service | Greenpeace | Justmeans | Paul Champ | Sierra Club | anti-petroleum extremists | civil liberties union | globe and mail | public safety canada

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