Canada

14/10/17
Author: 
The Real News
Tar sands

Greenpeace's Keith Stewart discusses the huge step by BNP Paribas to move away from tar sands and divest from 'the dirtiest project on the planet'

11/10/17
Author: 
Pull Together

A big week in pipeline politics - Week 2 court report

 

10/10/17
Author: 
Jason Mogus

The fall of 2012 was a tough time to be a tar sands activist, even though an amazing new movement was showing exciting signs of growth. With the fight against Enbridge’s Northern Gateway in B.C. emerging as a “campaign of a generation,” Keystone XL gathering a surprising amount of steam, and awareness of the human rights and environmental disaster in Northern Alberta growing, tar sands pipelines were developing faster than movements could even track, much less build enough power to slow down or stop.

 

05/10/17
Author: 
Sean McArthy and Jeff Lewis

Oct 5, 2017 - TransCanada Corp. has pulled the plug on its controversial $15.7-billion Energy East Pipeline proposal, after slowing oil sands growth and heightened environmental scrutiny raised doubts about the viability of the project.

03/10/17
Author: 
Dylan Waisman
Indigenous representatives at a news conference in Vancouver addressing the legal challenge to Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion. Photo by Dylan Waisman

The federal government was already building a website announcing approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion when it "consulted" with First Nations in November 2016, according to lawyers at the opening day of a court challenge in Vancouver.

02/10/17
Author: 
Living Oceans Society

NEB Fails to Protect Salmon Habitat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday, October 2, 2017

02/10/17
Author: 
ROBERT CRIBBStaff Reporter PATTI SONNTAGMICHENER AWARDS FOUNDATION P.W. ELLIOTTUNIVERSITY OF REGINA ELIZABETH MCSHEFFREYNATIONAL OBSERVER
pump jack

As the number of shale oil wells has soared in Saskatchewan, the risk of hydrogen sulphide leaks has multiplied. A year-long investigation reveals what the government and industry knew — and kept from the public.

Sun., Oct. 1, 2017

OXBOW, SASK.—The two-storey cedar home where Shirley Galloway lives with her family was a solitary dot on the Saskatchewan prairie when they moved here 21 years ago.

30/09/17
Author: 
Justine Hunter
An oil tanker is guided by tug boats as it goes under the Lions Gate Bridge at the mouth of Vancouver Harbour on May 5, 2012.

British Columbia's new NDP government will argue its case against the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline by turning on its head the federal government's contention that the project is in the national interest.

Lawyers for the province will be in court next week seeking to overturn the federal approval of Kinder Morgan Inc.'s project.

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