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Koch company buys up more oil sands licenses in Canada

Koch Oil Sands Operating ULC is buying up more licenses in Alberta's oil sands, Oilsands Review reported today.  "Bulletin records show that 15 licences were issued on March 3, 2015, for...
Napoleon, carbon pricing and the cost of uncertainty in Canada

Napoleon, carbon pricing and the cost of uncertainty in Canada

What would a $30/ton price on carbon in 2016 mean for Canada’s fossil fuel exports, and for the national economy? The answer: serious changes.
Louise May Manitoba organic farmer Energy East opponent - Jill Winzoski

Energy East too close for comfort for Manitoba farmer

“The NEB intervener status process in my opinion is completely anti-democratic," says Manitoba organic farmer and pipeline opponent Louise May.

How Harper's disastrous diplomacy crushed Keystone XL

President Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline bill is nothing less than a devastating indictment of Stephen Harper's foreign policy. 
Creating a Green Social Contract for BC's Resource Workers.

Making a just transition: op-ed

The steady stream of bad news from Alberta's oil patch is a potent reminder of the boom-and-bust nature of being a resource commodity exporter. It's a story deeply understood in Canada's resource...
Doug McKay - farmer OEB Energy East meeting Ottawa - Avery Zingel

Energy East meeting angers citizens over unanswered questions

TransCanada does not "actively participate" in Ontario's public consultations about its Energy East pipeline, a spokesperson said.
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Oil prices could push Alberta into recession: think tank

Oil sands expansion halted, and a new Alberta sales tax proposed to stem economic pain
Photo of tailings pond by Andrew S. Wright

Canada's campaign to block NAFTA's oil sands tailings pond probe slammed by critics

Canada and international environmental regulators collide over alleged oil sands tailings pond seepage into Athabasca River.
Oil sands photo by Andrew S. Wright

Harper government leaves $321 million for green programs unspent, while overspending on oil and gas

The federal government neglected to spend $300 million in Parliament-approved funding for “environmentally responsible” programs last year, while overspending on programs to support the oil and gas...
SCO Grand Chief Terry Nelson at AFN 2014 Winnipeg convention - live web feed

First Nations chiefs talk tough on oil sands wealth at AFN convention

“Americans are waking up to the fact the Tar Sands is Dirty Oil,” says a Manitoba Grand Chief.