Erin Flegg

Erin Flegg's work has appeared in This Magazine, scoutmagazine.ca, the Kingston Whig-Standard and kickaction.ca.  

Using her body to stop Keystone XL

Grace Cagle, 22, was alone, 80 feet up in the southern corner of the tree block, when the company brought the bulldozers in. “They drove this giant machine that cuts trees right up to the base of my...
Dr. Dory Nason

Idle No More panelists at First Nations House of Learning at UBC discuss the power of a movement

Panelists at the First Nations House of Learning teach-in at UBC discuss erasure of Indigenous histories and modern misconceptions standing in the way of progress
Treaty signers

International Treaty to Protect the Sacred From Tar Sands Project signed by First Nations in S. Dakota

Environmental lawyer says modern treaty is statement of First Nations sovereignty, enforces ancient laws still in effect.

Despite enviro record, Enbridge and Teck get sustainability recognition

Corporate Knights recognize companies currently under fire for polluting North American ecosystems

'Protect the Sacred' gathering of Indigenous Nations to draft new treaty opposing pipelines

Nations from all across Canada and the United States will meet in South Dakota in hopes of drafting a new treaty of solidarity against oil sands development.

British Columbia could end up paying more for natural disaster relief

Geologist John Clague talks about the downside of increasing the cost of natural disaster relief when the weather is increasingly difficult to predict.
Brian Joe

Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel hearings in Vancouver: speakers urge shift away from oil

To avoid repeating the statements of those who came before them, many speakers cut to the chase: No pipelines.
Victory Square crowd

Joint Review Panel hearings in Vancouver: keeping the public out of the hearing room may be illegal, lawyer says

Speakers one Day 1 of the Joint Review Panel hearings in Vancouver discuss climate change and keeping the public out

Tense final day of Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel hearings in Victoria

The final day of the Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearings in Victoria was short but tense, with presenters reduced to both anger and tears, and an apparent last-minute rule change. Lori Waters, the...
The speakers' waiting room on Day 6

Joint Review Panel hearings in Victoria: speakers say panel should broaden its scope

Speakers on Day 6 of the Joint Review Panel hearings anticipate a bleak future should Northern Gateway be approved.