Environment Minister Peter Kent

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.

Joe Oliver and Peter Kent among top 3 most lobbied Cabinet ministers

Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver was the second most lobbied Cabinet minister, with 83 meetings.

Tides Canada recognized as leader in transparency and governance

Despite ongoing attacks over foreign funding and political activity, the respected organization was one of several charities honoured by nonprofit Imagine Canada.

Imagine Canada calls Tory attack on charities a "grave disservice"

Imagine Canada hits back at Environment Minister Peter Kent, asserting that there is nothing illegal about receiving funds from foreign donors.

No green future in Conservative budget, say Tides and Nature Canada

Critics say they’re concerned about the 2012 federal budget’s focus on resource development, and its vague promises to “streamline” environmental reviews.

Climate activists' stunt puts heat on Environment Canada

Fake press release aimed at embarrassing the Conservative government on its environmental record.

Naomi Klein after Keystone XL pipeline protest arrest

Harper government "global advertising agency" for oil industry, author Naomi Klein says after Keystone XL pipeline protest arrest.