Canada

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.

29/05/19
Author: 
Sean Holman
Few media stories mentioned the demonstrable connection between the climate crisis and increasing wildfire activity in BC last summer, even though it was one of the major reasons why that season was the worst on record. Photo via the BC Wildfire Service.

A five-point plan for mainstream media to cover fewer royal babies and more of our unfolding catastrophe.

To:
Karyn Pugliese, president, Canadian Association of Journalists
Martin O’Hanlon, president, CWA Canada
Fiona Conway, president, Radio Television Digital News Association
John Hinds, president and chief executive officer, News Media Canada
Jerry Dias, national president, Unifor

29/05/19
Author: 
Indigenous Environmental Network, Global Justice Ecology Project and Shawnee Forest Defense!

Please join Indigenous Environmental Network, Global Justice Ecology Project and Shawnee Forest Defense! in October for The Resurgence: 2019 Forest & Climate Movement Convergence where we will join together diverse movements to build strategies with action to fundamentally transform the system that is destroying life on Earth.

 

26/05/19
Author: 
Marc Lee

CCPA's senior economist points out that the LNG Canada agreement locks in tax and subsidy provisions for 20 years against future changes by governments.

The B.C. government’s new fiscal framework for LNG is fundamentally at odds with the province’s CleanBC climate plan.
23/05/19
Author: 
350.org
School strikes
May 19, 2019
 
Over 1.6 million students across the globe have been striking on Fridays: for the climate, for our future. Here’s 5 ways you can support students going out on strike again on 24 May, and answer their call for real climate action.
 
23/05/19
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk

21 May 2019 

A guide to educating relatives and friends who cling to oily falsehoods.

Alberta’s major exports these days seem to be piles of misinformation, denial, blame, and propaganda on the state-owned Trans Mountain pipeline.

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