canada oil sands

Suncor mine in oil sands. Photo by Andrew S. Wright

Tar sands make international headlines again, for all the wrong reasons: op-ed

Canada has made international headlines again—and again for all the wrong reasons. It's a pattern that's becoming disconcertingly familiar. A study published on January 8 in the prestigious...

Kinder Morgan: Vancouver not ready for a major oil spill, experts warn

Vancouver would be woefully unprepared to face an oil sands tanker spill, federal regulators and experts say.

Southern Gateway: An American pipeline giant's plans for Vancouver

On a hot afternoon in July 2007, a worker started digging a new sewer line for the municipality of Burnaby, following instructions crafted from a chain of wrong assumptions. Before long, he punctured...

Canada's oil sands means "game over" for planet, warns NASA scientist James Hansen

NASA climate scientist James Hanson warns that Canada's ongoing development of tar sands oil could cause irreversible climate change to the planet.

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.