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Gov't emails reveal concerns over First Nation consultation on Enbridge Northern Gateway

A damning email obtained by a northern B.C. First Nation shows the federal government's own staff had serious concerns about the crown's consultation process with First Nations. “First Nations were...

Feds stifle media questions around oil sands' toxic effects, FOIs reveal

For the first time ever a federal scientist is studying toxins in animals near the Alberta oilsands but Environment Canada won't let him speak with the media about his research.

Environment Canada defensive about 'muzzling' scientists, letter shows

A formal letter to Environment Canada staff reveals high-level concerns regarding internal perception of the 'muzzling' of scientists.
Cold Lake CNRL bitumen oil spill is ongoing

Three separate investigations launched into CNRL's uncontrollable oil spill

More than 1.2 million litres of bitumen emulsion have been recovered at CNRL's ongoing oil spill in Alberta.

Google Maps offers rare look inside abandoned Fukushima town

The nuclear era has not been kind to Japan. Here's a stark reminder why Germany is decommissioning nuclear plants and investing heavily in renewable energy utilities—unlike Canada, which doesn’t even...

Writing about science a bureaucratic nightmare due to Harper media relations policies, journalist says

Renowned senior science journalist describes difficulty in communicating with federal scientists due to Harper media relations policy.

Climate change results in rainier Vancouver spring

With the city's increasingly rainy climate, buying bigger umbrellas is the least of peoples' worries.

AltaGas confirms 35-metre pipeline oil spill on Hobbema land

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A fight for the soul of Canada

"Canadians have a right to free speech and deserve to be encouraged to engage in issues critical to the country’s future," says ForestEthics co-founder and renowned activist Tzeporah Berman.

Enviro Minister, tar sands producers, and energy execs call for less regulation of industry

Speaking at the GLOBE Conference, Environment Minister Peter Kent defended Canada's Kyoto pullout and stressed “efficiency” in the bid to modernize environmental assessment processes.