Tom Sandborn
This photo shows Elan Gibson (seated), author, actor, activist and a spokeswoman for Burnaby Residents Opposing Kinder Morgan Expansion, on the day of her arrest at the Kinder Morgan tank farm gates on May 16, 2018. Photo by Susanne Jackson

October 5th 2020

“Some of you may die, but it’s a sacrifice I’m willing to make.”
— Lord Farquaard in Shrek, the animated classic

“Fossil fuels require sacrifice zones: they always have.”
— Naomi Klein, 2016


Jeffrey Jones
An oil sands strip mine near Fort McMurray, Alta. in 2015.  IAN WILLMS/THE NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE

Sept. 27, 2020

Proponents of a $22-billion railway linking Alberta and Alaska can start work on a host of Canadian and U.S. approvals it will require after Donald Trump announced that he will issue a presidential permit allowing the border crossing.

The Canadian Press
Former federal environment minister David Anderson voices his opposition to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline during a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, July 30, 2012. File photo by The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck

Sept. 29, 2020

A former president of BC Hydro and a former federal fisheries minister are among 18 prominent Canadians urging the provincial government to halt work on a huge hydroelectric project in northeastern B.C.

The letter signed by former Hydro president Marc Eliesen, former fisheries minister David Anderson, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs and others says construction of the Site C dam must stop while geotechnical problems are explored.

First Nations Leaders
Things are heating up in the north!

Facebook's retaliation against organizers of actions targeting KKR's financing of CGL shows the pressure is working! Join and share the online action this Monday.

As CGL approaches drilling near the Wedzin Kwa the Gidimt'en have built a new smokehouse on the river.

Solidarity Winnipeg
Solidarity Winnipeg masthead

Sept. 21, 2020

The push to elect an ecosocialist leader of the federal Green Party signals a growing understanding that capitalism is the root cause of climate change. This is an encouraging development, and we hope this initiative succeeds.


Watch this interesting video here:

and more at this site.


David Coletto - Abacus Data

[Editor: The Broadbent Institute commissioned Abacus Data to conduct a national public opinion survey to explore the kind of recovery agenda Canadians 

want the federal government to set in response to the pandemic.


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