Oil by Rail

29/10/17
Author: 
Justin Mikulka

Oct 24, 2017 - Damning new testimony from an engineer of the locomotive involved in the deadly 2013 oil train disaster in Lac-Mégantic, Canada, reveals several ways corporate cost-cutting directly led to the accident, which claimed 47 lives.

17/10/17
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

Dozens of actors, musicians and artists give their support to 150 Nations and Tribes standing against tar sands pipelines/expansion

 

07/10/17
Author: 
Robert Tuttle

Oct 3, 2017 - There's a land grab quietly taking place in a little-known corner of the Alberta oil sands.

13/05/17
Author: 
Carol Linnitt

May12, 2017 -  A bill to restrict the movement of oil off the north coast of British Columbia has been formally tabled by the federal government in the House of Commons, according to a statement released by Transport Canada Friday.

10/03/17
Author: 
Deborah Jaremko

[Webpage editor's note: Notwithstanding the false description of Imperial Oil as a Canadian company this article notes a significant shift.  More of the climate vandalism underway is by Canadian corporations.]

22/09/16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

First Nations and Tribes Sign New Treaty Joining Forces To Stop All Tar Sands Pipelines

Signatories commit to also pushing for a sustainable economy based on renewable energy

17/09/16
Author: 
Ian Bickis

Sept 16, 2016 CALGARY — The Alberta government has approved three oilsands projects that it says represent about $4 billion of potential investments, though it’s unclear whether any of the projects will go ahead.

The projects include the Blackpearl Resources’s Blackrod project, Surmont Energy’s Wildwood project, and Husky Energy’s Saleski project that together total about 95,000 barrels of potential production.

10/09/16
Author: 
Cory Collins

Three Canadian banks are among the more than two dozen financial
institutions identified as backers of the controversial Dakota Access
Pipeline and its associated companies. The pipeline has been the focus of
intense opposition from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota, who
fear that a spill would poison their water supply, as well as from other
Native Americans, Indigenous peoples in Canada, and environmentalists.
 
The planned pipeline would bring oil from North Dakota to Illinois, but has

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