September 09, 2016

Another BC eco-activist rewarded for doing Notley NDP’s dirty work?

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Commentator

The Alberta government has quietly appointed a new deputy minister in the Office of Climate Change. This shiny new bureaucrat is Eric Denhoff, a green energy businessman from BC. Yes, another one from BC.

Why do we care?

Eric Denhoff was the “arm’s length” mediator hired just a few months ago to come up with the Alberta government's strategy to cope with declining Woodland Caribou populations.

He’s the author of recommendations that were fully adopted by the Ministry of Parks and Environment, ­the same ministry he now works for.

One of those recommendations called for setting aside another 1.8 million hectares of land for protection as Woodland Caribou habitat.

One problem: according to the government’s own information, a good portion of that land is NOT Woodland Caribou habitat so why would anyone recommend that land be protected?

That land is valuable for oil and gas development and the NDP just couldn’t have that.

The Caribou Communities of Alberta are in economic limbo. They don’t know what these new protections mean for their towns and they say they weren’t consulted. It was Eric Denhoff that was supposed to be doing the consulting.

But no matter. For his good service to the NDP and not the stakeholders, Eric Denhoff got a fancy new job managing the Office of Climate Change.

The NDP job creation strategy is all about rewarding activists from BC for doing their dirty work.

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commented 2016-09-10 23:55:40 -0400
The picture shows elk not caribou.
commented 2016-09-10 18:50:36 -0400
It is an embarrassment the low level of qualifications in this ndp caucus but there is a core who know what they are doing. Nutley and the core are not stupid so a carefully planned and legalistic approach will be needed. Knowing that they will be a one term wonder the ndp will incorporate poison pills into these hires and any legislation brought forward. We can expect that any of these hires will have lucrative golden parachutes built in so that when they are fired in 2.7 years they will cash out at taxpayer expense. The Opposition must take note of these sweetheart deals and have a list prepared with not only a fire list but also with actions prepared so that they can be fired with cause, preferably on day one of the next government. The same with legislation. A comprehensive bill must be prepared to reverse the ndp legislation and mitigate as much damage as possible as quickly as possible. We can also expect sweetheart deals with the public sector. Frankly, I don’t feel myself bound by contracts made through collusion. Legal advice is needed to aggressively throw out the contracts gifted to the public sector unions and environmental rent seeker parasites. If done properly the costs of this rogue government will be minimised.
commented 2016-09-10 14:17:04 -0400
It’s amazing how out of touch our politicians are with the reality of what’s happening around the world. While we scramble around increasing the governments financial burden on the taxpayers to reward their entitled friends by giving them lucrative employment, the rest of the world’s national governments are abandoning their climate change offices and getting their nations back to normalcy. Yep! we are being governed by Dodos who, hopefully, will become naturally extinct with the next round of elections when the voters in this country have come to the realization that global warming is a socialist scam.
commented 2016-09-10 12:25:05 -0400
The decline is simple – even the 4000 square miles of military range at Cold Lake is a wildlife refuge with a fairly large herd.

The biggest killer of those caribou?

Native poachers

I know, I caught more than a few when I was running that range.

However – the truth never gets in the way of a good story.

Oil development actually opens up habitat for caribou – and moose and deer and elk and bears and more.

The oil folks take more care to help wildlife than you can ever imagine.

Far more than the oil protesters and greenies ever would.

In the end – shut down the Indian poachers (“It is my right to kill them” and it will stop the trouble the caribou are having.

Yeah, the last one I arrested actually said that he did not give a damn – it was his right to kill them.


The media will never tell you that.

Just more dipper bull schitte

They will all be unemployed in about two years if Alberta grows some brains.
commented 2016-09-10 12:19:51 -0400
Yup – Maurice is correct – they are elk

As for the appointee – he will be unemployed in short order
commented 2016-09-10 11:36:20 -0400
Sheila. You definitely have enough to write another Destroyer; Volume II.
The reason Nutley ends up bringing these nuts into Alberta is because the numbers of these wackos living in Alberta before Notley became premier were less than a handful. They were living closer to Socialist hubs!
2 years 8 months.
This premier is doing incredible long term damage to our province, it’s people and Alberta’s heritage.
commented 2016-09-10 11:22:19 -0400
The bottom line here people, and the point Sheila was making, is that the commies are going to use junk science to close down hunting and usurp proper game management science with commie politics – and reward their patrons with land deals – frikkin’ vile crawling protozoa that they are.
commented 2016-09-10 09:52:44 -0400
Sheila. You definitely have enough to write another Destroyer; Volume II.
The reason Nutley ends up bringing these nuts into Alberta is because the numbers of these wackos living in Alberta before Notley became premier were less than a handful. They were living closer to Socialist hubs!
2 years 8 months.
This premier is doing incredible long term damage to our province, it’s people and Alberta’s heritage.
commented 2016-09-09 20:13:51 -0400
@chris MCGAULY…..absolutely, toxic Brian Topp should be run out of the country, let alone Alberta. I can smell his ass from here, and I’m 30 miles from the legislature. Scum beget scum.

Dump em al
commented 2016-09-09 17:27:22 -0400
This is all about destroying Alberta and livelihoods of millions, and not a word out of the crawling cowards from those who want to replace the NDP. This piece of BC scum is doing their dirty work.
commented 2016-09-09 17:20:55 -0400
yet another a hole here to rip the tax payers, wonder who is next notley, im sure there must be an anti everything type from quebec you can get on the payroll.
commented 2016-09-09 16:16:52 -0400
By the way, Sheila, those opening pictures on the video and those posted above your piece are not caribou, they’re elk. (However, the animals in the clip embedded within your video are caribou, so maybe the other pictures aren’t your fault… picky, I know… just thought I’d point that out)
commented 2016-09-09 15:28:33 -0400
NDP sucks , I hope your not talking about me , I think you have me confused with some other person . I am Ron G Christensen and I hate the lieberal and NDP so watch what you comment about me because I don’t take BS very well . Oh yeah I almost forgot I hope all these traitors of our once great country rot in hell !
commented 2016-09-09 15:25:20 -0400
Brian Topp has to be escorted out of the province with extreme prejudice. This person is poison, a snake that finally found his hole in the snotley government. Pathetic peace of work. Is a Canadian political strategist, union leader, and writer according to Wik. Ha, WTF has this POS written that anyone has read ? Nobody, no other province wanted anything to do with this communist, snotley picked him up. SAD
commented 2016-09-09 14:38:39 -0400
The Office of Climate Change?? A position like “deputy minister in the Office of Climate Change” is like appointing a provincial liaison officer to represent Albertans before Santa Cause vis-à-vis the naughty-nice list, or setting up a Ministry of Astrology (Careful! I don’t want to give Notley any ideas). Although climate change may be real, anthropogenic climate change is not. Why do people keep electing idiots?
commented 2016-09-09 14:14:39 -0400
Holy crap angry Ronny Christensen is on the loose again! Lock your doors everybody in Calgary! Hey Ronny, perhaps you could look at your statement and then go to the mirror and say “What the hell are you babbling about now, you old coot.”
commented 2016-09-09 14:05:58 -0400
Who is this blond pig going to make head of strategy to cope with declining population in Alberta???
commented 2016-09-09 13:22:02 -0400
I can’t wait to run these weirdos out of our province and I hope they all rot in hell ! I hope little fag boy Justines comment about if you kill your enemies they win ! I hope these NDP nut jobs all win !
commented 2016-09-09 13:17:47 -0400
BILL, I just saw your post and as usual another goody. When will the gulags arrive? The ndp plague must be iradicated asap.
commented 2016-09-09 13:12:03 -0400
Rachael and gang will do any sleazy thing possible to get any of their desires through. Their reign, although I feel it will be short lived, is like it’s a scorched earth policy. They want to leave as much destruction in their wake as humanly possible. I said to my brother the other night, if the commy dippers got another term, you would probably see the elimination of hunting in Alberta. This is how delusional these creeps are. Look at their proposed legislation and the damage we have already endured.

DJBT, sofa, lurch and the wrinkled one
commented 2016-09-09 12:50:46 -0400
First off, “deputy minister in the Office of Climate Change” tells me this is institutionalized fraud – Second this buttsurfer is neither a climate scientist or wildlife biologist so all his pronouncements in these areas mean less than zero.

We better find a crapload of split rails soon because we’re going to need them to run all these grafting commie freeloaders out of the province when we topple this soviet regime.

BTW: the number one cause of caribou depopulation is not habitat loss but predation – stick a bounty on coyotes, wolves and and feral dogs and the caribou wil rebound within a generation.
commented 2016-09-09 12:31:49 -0400
I wonder what the media uproar would be if someone like Brian Jean or Harper tried to pull the same trick…