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Erin Flegg

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Lawsuits and massive civil disobedience to come, Enbridge pipeline opponents warn

Environmental groups say choices now include legal avenues, political campaigns and direct action.
Rising Tide at Port Metro Vancouver offices

Coal protest at Port of Vancouver offices gets ugly

Things turned violent when a  handful of members of environmental activist group Rising Tide  arrived at Canada Place this morning dressed as Santa  and walked into Port of...
Clean up efforts on the Kalamazoo River

Kalamazoo activist could face federal charges for Enbridge pipeline protest

Chris Wahmhoff spent 10 hours inside Enbridge's Line 6B pipeline and is now facing up to three years in prison

Activists bring fracking rig to Christy Clark's front lawn

If the Premier is so keen on fracking, it will come to to her doorstep, activists say.
St Michael's residential school in Alert Bay

Truth and Reconciliation Commission to fight injustice against Aboriginal peoples

Reconciliation Canada and the University of British Columbia are gathering support and planning for a week of dialogue and community building
Shell Oil drum

Idle No More gets out of the courts and into the streets

Nationwide campaign urges grassroots organizations to engage in direct action in their communities
Chief Maureen Thomas signs the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred

Tsleil-Waututh First Nation sign international treaty to oppose tar sands development

First Nation whose territory is directly affected by pipeline development sign on to oppose tar sands development.
Suncor Energy Inc. plant in Port Moody

Suncor spills 225 barrels of biodegradable fuel from Port Moody plant

At about 8 pm last Saturday, Suncor Energy Inc. spilled 225 barrels of biodegradable diesel fuel from its Port Moody plant. A small amount of fuel may also have made it into the Burrard Inlet just...
Chief Phil Lane Jr and Faith Spotted Eagle

First Nations leaders gather in Ottawa to strengthen legal case against oil sands development

The Yinka Dene Alliance and indigenous leaders from across Canada and the US will spend the rest of the week working to build partnerships both within the government and without

Oil sands future hangs in the balance as thousands rally on Sunday against Keystone XL this weekend in Washington

Organizers hope the gathering will be large enough to create a movement