Oil - Pipelines

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

 

 

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: 
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.

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.

20/05/19
Author: 
Eoin Higgins
Activists in North Dakota confront pipeline construction activities. A Texas bill would impose steep penalties for such protests. (Photo: Speak Freely/ACLU)
May 17, 2019

"This needs to be a nation-wide story."
 
A bill making its way through the Texas legislature would make protesting pipelines a third-degree felony, the same as attempted murder. 

"It's an anti-protest bill, favoring the fossil fuel industry, favoring corporations over people." — Frankie Orona, executive director of the Society of Native Nations

03/05/19
Author: 
Mitchell Anderson
‘Whether or not the rest of the oil patch has as wretched a record of accuracy remains to be seen, but the missing 17 megatonnes thus far unearthed are enormous — equivalent to the entire carbon output of Toronto or Seattle.’ Photo by jasonwoodhead23, Creative Commons licensed.
 May 3, 2019

As disaster looms, petro province lets industry call the shots.
 
Mitchell Anderson is a freelance writer based in Vancouver and a frequent contributor to The Tyee.
 
Trust us. That has long been the message from the oil sector to the Alberta public, which seems to have little choice in the matter.

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