Oil - Pipelines

18/09/21
Author: 
Sarah Cox
Syncrude oilsands mining operations near Fort McMurray, Alta. While three out of four of the major national political parties pledge to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies, there are differences in party positions in the 2021 federal election. Photo: Todd Korol

In 2009, when Canada and other G20 nations first pledged to tackle fossil fuel subsidies, a collective promise was made to do away with ‘inefficient’ subsidies. But the term inefficient has never been defined, giving governments and political parties during this election a significant amount of wiggle room

Sept. 16, 2021  10 min. read
 
16/09/21
Author: 
Protect the Planet Stop TMX
Stop TMX Treesit

Dear friends,

 

We need YOUR help with direct support of the treesits that are blocking TMX. Non-Arrestable OR Arrestable - you decide. Both are crucial.

 

15/09/21
Author: 
Robert Hackett
Butterfly on flowers

September 14, 2021

Because Justin Trudeau reneged on his promise to replace our antiquated first-past-the-post electoral system, Canadian voters once again face the same dilemma: Do you vote for your favourite (or least disliked) party, even if it has no chance of winning your riding? Or do you hold your nose and check the box for a second choice in order to defeat the Devil Incarnate?

14/09/21
Author: 
Chen Zhou
Stop TMX sign - Chen Zhou

Sept. 10, 2021

Even the NDP refuses to commit to killing the $16-billion, publicly funded pipeline expansion

The overpass trembled as cars sped past, and the noise of the traffic roared as several protestors stood on the sidewalk with “STOP TMX” banners. They waved them at passing vehicles, and those on the Trans-Canada Highway beneath them.

10/09/21
Author: 
Chris Campbell
Tree sitters aiming to block the Trans Mountain pipeline route in a Burnaby forest say they are “under siege” after contractors erected blue fencing around their protest site on Tuesday.@Honu139/Twitter

Sept. 8 2021

Tree sitters aiming to block the Trans Mountain pipeline route in a Burnaby forest say they are “under siege” after contractors erected blue fencing around their protest site on Tuesday.

*This story has been updated with a response from Trans Mountain and events that took place on Wednesday morning.

Tree sitters aiming to block the Trans Mountain pipeline route in a Burnaby forest say they are “under siege” after contractors erected blue fencing around their protest site on Tuesday.

10/09/21
Author: 
 Sonali Kolhatkar
Stop Line 3

 September 10, 2021 

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall off the coast of Louisiana, triggering a slow-moving disaster as floodwaters breached the levees around New Orleans. Nearly 2,000 people were killed over several weeks, hundreds of thousands of homes were destroyed, and the city was left in ruins. Environmental scientists warned that Katrina was a taste of what was in store for the Gulf Coast region if climate change continued unchecked.

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