Canada

19/06/19
Author: 
Diverse BC Groups - Union, Environmental, Legal, First Nations, Youth, Advocacy

 

Widespread Opposition Reasserts the Trans Mountain Pipeline Will Never Be Built

 

For Immediate Release

 

 

18/06/19
Author: 
Fatima Syed & Alastair Sharp
Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath celebrate during the provincial party's bi-annual convention in Hamilton, Ont. on June 16, 2019. Photo by Tijana Martin

June 17th 2019

Peter Tabuns remembers telling former NDP leader Jack Layton in 2004 that Canada had to diligently implement the Kyoto Protocol.

The longtime environment advocate and Ontario NDP MPP for Toronto-Danforth was then Layton’s special adviser on climate change, at a time when the phenomenon was just starting to be taken seriously by countries across the world.

16/06/19
Author: 
Gordon Laxer

Report – Billion Dollar Buyout: How Canadian taxpayers bought a climate-killing pipeline and Trump’s trade deal supports it

16/06/19
Author: 
Charlie Smith
Oil tankers are often seen off the beaches of Spanish Banks, Jericho, Kitsilano, and English Bay. YOLANDE COLE

June 13th, 2019

An economist and former ICBC president and CEO has adopted a new approach to raise public awareness about a controversial pipeline project.

14/06/19
Author: 
Robyn Allan and BROKE

IT'S COMING DOWN TO THE WIRE!   On Tuesday June 18, Trudeau will announce the fate of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. Leading up to this, Robyn Allan is releasing a new novel which explores the fiction behind Ottawa’s commitment to address climate change and how Trans Mountain’s expansion is a global warming machine.

10/06/19
Author: 
David Camfield

 

The push for a Green New Deal (GND) that’s become a big topic of political discussion in the US has come north. At the beginning of May 2019, the Pact for a GND was launched publicly in Canada. It was endorsed by a range of organizations and prominent individuals. Behind the scenes, staff from a number of major NGOs including Greenpeace and Leadnow are playing key roles in the initiative.

10/06/19
Author: 
YouthStopTMX

Media Release

YOUTH CLIMATE STRIKERS DEMAND RIGHTS AGAINST TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE

June 10th, 2019 *** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***

03/06/19
Author: 
Fred Guerin

Governments, aided by a compliant mainstream media, have encouraged extractive industries to manipulate Indigenous Peoples and the idea of reconciliation

May 26, 2019

30/05/19

 

The recent deals from Calgary-based Canadian Natural Resources, Cenovus Energy and Athabasca Oil Corporation to acquire billions in oilsands assets have brought much attention to the level of Canadian ownership of these projects and operations.

It’s time to look at the numbers. 

As it turns out, even before the approximately $31 billion combined value of these mining and thermal oil transactions, Canadian companies were responsible for the majority of bitumen volumes.

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