Federal Government

Judges reserve decision on whether to quash Northern Gateway pipeline approval

Fate of the Northern Gateway pipeline project is now in the hands of a trio of Federal Appeal Court judges.

Federal government defends 'thorough' Northern Gateway review in court

Government lawyer asked Federal Court of Appeal to dismiss 18 legal challenges aimed at overturning its decision to approve Enbridge's $7 billion proposal.

Federal government defends Northern Gateway approval at court hearing

VANCOUVER — The Canadian government is asking the Federal Court of Appeal to uphold its controversial decision to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline project. First Nations, environmental groups...

Province approves controversial Fraser River gravel mining project

Scientist says province reneged on promise to protect one of the world's oldest fish populations.
Canadians urgent to start a national dialogue on energy

Canadians urgently wish to start a national dialogue on energy and the environment, according to survey

More than eight of ten Canadians say it is urgent (53 per cent) to have a conversation on Canada's energy future and the environment.
John A. Macdonald

Lost Canadians file petition challenging federal government's interpretation of citizenship history

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May filed a petition today on behalf of the Lost Canadians, a citizenship advocacy group, challenging the federal government’s version of the...

Harper government announces plans to invest in seafood sector

The Canadian Pacific Kazunoko Association will receive $614,068 over three years to market "kazunoko", aka herring roe, to buyers in Japan, China and Taiwan.

Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment highlights flaws in new oil sands monitoring

New monitoring plan for Oil Sands as deeply flawed as previous discredited program

Safeguards for water, fish and human health bulldozed by Omnibus 2, say environmental lawyers

Environmental protections bulldozed by feds, two lawyers say.

Over 13,000 sign petition for cooperation between NDP, Liberals and Greens

NDP MPs and grassroots organizations like Leadnow are advocating for strategic cooperation between left-of-centre parties in Canada. But could it really work?
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