“Mr. Frank was one of the country’s loudest voices against [the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline]…and it was his work that brought much Gateway opposition to the attention of national media.” - The Globe and Mail.
“Andrew Frank was brilliant on CKNW speaking to Harp-Oliver’s despotism. Thanks for ‘throwing yourself under the bus’ @AndrewFrank_“ - Marc Lee, Senior Economist, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
“A spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office did not deny that ForestEthics and Tides Canada had been singled out. On Thursday, ForestEthics backed up Andrew Frank’s accusations.” - The Canadian Press. CTV ran the article as, ”Gov’t calls green, native groups oilsands ‘adversaries’.”
“Freedom of expression has also been in the news…recently, opponents of the Northern Gateway pipeline were pilloried as foreign-financed radicals and, according to one sworn affidavit, as enemies of the state…This is just a small sampling from the march of audacities in respect to our freedoms and liberties. It’s the new Canada. Enjoy.” - Lawrence Martin, Globe and Mail.
“A PMO official articulated the Harper government’s view of Canada’s national interest – which includes supporting Gateway – and pointed to ForestEthics as an example of a group acting against the government of Canada and the people of Canada.” – Globe and Mail, Environmentalist’s departure sheds light on tension felt by green groups.
Calgary Herald: Environmental group’s executive denies being threatened over Gateway pipeline