oil sands

Prime Minister Harper at the G7 Summit. CP Photo

Energy experts take issue with Harper's G7 carbon pledge

Environmental academics question the value of Harper's commitment to go carbon-free after years of federal climate change failures.
Tim Hortons, Enbridge ads, boycott, social media

Tim Hortons drops Enbridge ads following Twit-storm

The power of social media was seen today when Tim Hortons bowed to public pressure to yank its Enbridge ads from screens in 1,500 locations
Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq - CP Photo

Ottawa alters climate targets, but protects oil sands

The federal environment minister Leona Aglukkaq announced a plan to cut greenhouse gases that does not include actions against the oil sands —the largest source of Canada's climate warming...

Royal Dutch Shell bids billions for major player in LNG Canada

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy British gas producer BG Group for the equivalent of US$69.7 billion in cash and stock, a move that could strengthen Shell's position in...
Koch brothers, Koch industries, oil sands

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.