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Alberta oil sands

Alberta Tar Sands at Fort McMurray - Photo by Kris Krug
Feb 11th, 2014
NDP, Greens and a national union all backing increased refineries for Alberta's bitumen
Feb 11th, 2014
Former Tides employee says audits are designed to "silence the opposition"
Jul 9th, 2013
One man's life in the tar sands, as told to a stranger in a conversation on a plane.
Jul 7th, 2013
One person's emotion speaks for millions.
Jun 27th, 2013
I travelled to the territory of the Cree, Dene and Métis peoples of northern Alberta, to learn about the tar sands and their impacts on the land and its inhabitants. It's been 80 years since my...
Jun 25th, 2013
When BC-based internet users seek out YouTube videos about the oil sands, they're likely to be confronted with ads like this one by British Columbians for International Prosperity (BC4IP), a 'citizen...
May 9th, 2013
Serious about climate change? Consider the climate consequences of promoting Canada's oil sands and fossil fuels industry, academics say.
Mar 7th, 2013
Respected economist Robyn Allan, former CEO of the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC), has said the country’s move towards an oil-based economy will have severe effects on sectors like manufacturing—...
Mar 7th, 2013
The new report makes it easier for Obama to say "no," by demolishing the main arguments in favour of the controversial oil sands pipeline.
Mar 1st, 2013
Controversial oil sands pipeline project is the opposite of "environmentally sound", Greenpeace Canada's climate campaigner says.