tar sands

Canucks at Satire Fest

Canada's new national anthem debuts in San Francisco [VIDEO]

Le Droit’s Guy Badeaux, The Montreal Gazette’s Terry Mosher, and former Province cartoonist Dan Murphy at Satire Fest, where Canada's new anthem received critical acclaim.

Leonardo DiCaprio rallies with Canadian Indigenous leaders at People's Climate March in New York

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio was marching with Canada's Indigenous leaders against the tar sands at the Peoples' Climate March in New York.

Europeans protest first major Canadian tar sands shipment in Spain

Dozens of masked protesters held signs to criticize shipment of Canadian bitumen to Europe.

A Tribe Called Red's musical activism

Although I am a big fan of A Tribe Called Red’s music – which has been described as powwow meets hip-hop – I definitely had a very specific idea of what their show was going to be like. Given that...

Oil and gas industry resists new oil sands emissions standards, claims opposition is "ideological"

New documents released through Access to Information legislation show the oil and gas industry resisting strengthened emissions standards in Alberta.

How can we build an energy bridge to the future?

The oil sands. That’s the picture we are looking at today, more toxic pollution, more foreign control, more climate damage. But is it the picture of tomorrow?
Carbon Bubble from The Carbon Tracker Initiative's report Unburnable Carbon

Canada’s fossil fuels a risky investment: Global Carbon Budget

What does the global 'carbon budget' mean for Canada? Senior economist with the CCPA Marc Lee explains a significant portion of Canada's carbon reserves will have to remain in the ground.

New Study: Kochs Could Make $100 Billion on Keystone XL Pipeline Deal

A new study released today concludes that Koch Industries and its subsidiaries stand to make as much as $100 billion in profits if the controversial Keystone XL pipeline is given the go-ahead by U.S...

Greenpeace Comes "Home" to Protest a Short-Sighted Pipeline Project

Members of Greenpeace were back in Vancouver today where the famed (infamous?) organization started more than 40 years ago as a small ragtag group of people trying to stop nuclear testing in the...
Stephen Harper

Canadian Taxpayers Fund Harper’s $65,000 Keystone XL Advertising Trip

Recently revealed documents show Stephen Harper's recent trip to New York to promote the Keystone XL pipeline cost Canadian taxpayers more than $65,000.