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Pipeline battle could set tone for future government, aboriginal relations
VANCOUVER — First Nations fighting to block the Northern Gateway pipeline project say a long-awaited court hearing that began Thursday will set the tone for aboriginal relations with the next federal...
The Canadian Press
Oct 1st, 2015
First Nations take Harper government to court over Northern Gateway - just days from election
Harper government faces fresh legal battle over controversial pipeline just days before federal election.
Sep 30th, 2015
VO-National Observer open house Tuesday Sept. 29
Come by and view photographs by Andrew S. Wright and Mychaylo Prystupa and political illustrations by Victor Juhasz and Geoff Olson.
Sep 25th, 2015
Obama puts Harper to shame
The Clean Power Plan that U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled Monday puts Americans on track to greatly reducing carbon dioxide emissions — and puts Canada to shame.
Aug 5th, 2015
Supreme Court to rule on Charter right to raise climate change in NEB hearings
The proposed $5.4-billion Trans Mountain expansion would twin the pipeline and triple the capacity for Alberta oil intended for Asian markets.
Jul 31st, 2015
Unist'ot'en pipeline opponents rally in Vancouver
Downtown rally planned for Interior pipeline blockade.
Jul 30th, 2015
Tim Hortons puts Tims TV under review following Enbridge ad controversy
The conflict showed the potential dangers of a brand as recognizable as Tim Hortons selling ad space to companies that could anger its customers.
The Canadian Press
Jul 27th, 2015
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.
Jun 9th, 2015
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
Jun 4th, 2015
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...
May 15th, 2015