Alberta oil sands

President Obama the last hurdle stopping Keystone XL

All eyes are on U.S. President Barack Obama, now that the Republican-dominatedHouse of Representatives voted 266-153 to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.   And in a split...

Darren Aronofsky finds Biblical lessons in the tar sands

Canada's laissez-faire approach toward the tar sands reminded Darren Aronofsky of America's attitude toward Wall Street.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Darren Aronofsky receive gift of moccasins in remote Fort Chip

Leonardo Di Caprio's car drove into town and the megastar jumped out and walked straight to the banks of  the Athabasca Lake. He  took in the beauty. A small group consisting of chiefs and...

Final Healing Walk draws more than 200

"Stop the destruction, start the healing," was the rallying cry for hundreds at yesterday's final Healing Walk, at the edge of the tar sands, in Fort McMurray.

Political support growing to refine Alberta's oil, not export it

NDP, Greens and a national union all backing increased refineries for Alberta's bitumen

Charities push back against Harper government repression

Former Tides employee says audits are designed to "silence the opposition"