Alberta oil sands

Harper's no longer master of his own house

Forty-one years ago, as a young volunteer, this writer donned a freshly ironed blouse and home-made lavender pencil skirt to deliver leaflets in her tiny Alberta town for Peter Lougheed, taking part...

Sun News host Ezra Levant recalls “wonderful” Koch foundation summer

One of Canada's most conservative commentators dodges funding questions about Ethical Oil in a conversation with VO.

American Petroleum claims Canada oil sands will create 600,000 U.S. jobs

Most Canadians have never seen it, but the American Petroleum Institute (API) has been running ads in the U.S. promoting Alberta's oil sands as a tool for creating American jobs. The ad features...

Who controls Canadian media?

The Vancouver Sun and its editorial board and reporters have exposed themselves as the Fox News of BC, author Rex Weyler says.

Ottawa Keystone XL pipeline protest breaking news: Maude Barlow and David Cole arrested

Arrests are being made in Toronto right now of people protesting the Keystone XL pipeline. Maude Barlow, head of the Council of Canadians, and David Cole, president of the Paperworkers Union of...

The BIG GRAB series: Alberta's oil sands play dirty

As ordinary Canadians dig deep to ease their carbon footprint, Alberta's oil-sands pollution wipes out their sacrifice.

The BIG GRAB series: Alberta's oil sands play dirty

The Alberta oil sands are grabbing huge chunks of Canada's limited CO2 allotment away from other businesses and families, forcing these Canadians to make much bigger and more costly cuts in the next...

The Michael Ignatieff I know

The latest Conservative attack ads are a ridiculous caricature of the man I know.

Oil tankers in Vancouver's waters carry risk and fuel

Large tankers are a common sight in the Burrard inlet. However, some critics say Vancouver is poised to see an escalating tide of crude oil tankers due to increasing flow of petroleum from Alberta's o