Canada

BURNED! Media mocks Harper appearance at BC wildfire

Thompson Okanagan media takes Prime Minister Harper to the woodshed for disrupting firefighting efforts for photo-op.
Greenpeace, Arctic, protest, Shell

Greenpeace activists board Shell drill rig headed for Arctic waters

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Six Greenpeace activists protesting Arctic offshore drilling on Monday boarded a drill rig as it was transported across the Pacific Ocean toward Seattle, where it will be staged...

Feds stifle media questions around oil sands' toxic effects, FOIs reveal

For the first time ever a federal scientist is studying toxins in animals near the Alberta oilsands but Environment Canada won't let him speak with the media about his research.

Pro-gas fracking government turfed in New Brunswick election

Rally at NB Legislature, May 13, 2014 to protect forests, photo by Stephanie Merrill, NB Media Co-Op
Skeed Borkowski, owner of the Northern Lights Lodge near the Mount Polley mine

"It's gone": Imperial Metals' Mount Polley tailings spill disrupts future of local fishing lodge

“I planned on dying here,” Skeed Borkowski, owner of the Northern Lights Lodge, said. “But not from drinking the water.”
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No start date in sight for Imperial Metals' Mount Polley spill cleanup

Sludge from the Imperial Metals Mount Polley mine tailings pond still clogs what used to be Hazeltine Creek and extends out into Quesnel Lake. No cleanup date is set.

Ground zero of the Imperial Metals Mount Polley disaster: it ain't pretty (PHOTOS)

It’s Monday, August 11th, and both my gumboots are dangerously sinking into the muck I’m trying to cross. I took far too bold a step towards a sturdy log ahead as I’m trying to cross a sludge river...

Millions speak up against slow internet lane

On May 15, millions spoke out online while hundreds gathered outside the FCC in Washington DC to say no to the Internet slow lane.

Opposition to federal Aboriginal education bill prompts Atleo's resignation

Who will control Aboriginal education? And how long will inaction on missing women continue?

PQ crushed, Liberal Party returns to power in Quebec election

Quebec's minority Parti québécois government suffered a crushing defeat in yesterday's provincial election. Party leader Pauline Marois, she of the 'charter of Quebec values' initiative that sought...