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Enbridge oil pipeline project an affront to Canadians

People rallying against the proposed oil pipeline through Northern B.C. aren't foreign environmentalists -- they are average thinking Canadians, says a Northern B.C. resident.

Allen Garr asks Vivian Krause where she gets her funding. The answer may surprise you.

Who pays Vivian Krause's bills? Vancouver Courier writer Allen Garr asked in a post today.  Pointing to Krause's attacks on the millions coming from U.S. Foundations ($300 million in a 10-year...

Coincidence: Ethical Oil address the same as Conservative MP Tony Clement's old campaign

Of the thousands of addresses available, Ethical Oil appears to share a mailing address with a Conservative MP's former campaign office.

Harper government overstepped big time

The carbon belongs to Canada, VO climate change blogger Barry Saxifrage wrote me in an email this morning.  He said he noticed that David Suzuki quoted a stat from an article saying that 40 per...

George Soros’ Open Society Foundation responds to Joe Oliver's claims about enviro funding

Organization responds after Resources Minister Joe Oliver publicly blamed US philanthropist George Soros for financing "radical environmental agenda".

Northern Gateway Pipeline: In whose interests?

China’s on an oil buying binge.  And Canada is where China likes to shop.  Since 2002 China, through four state owned oil companies, has spent over $65 billion dollars to purchase oil and...

NDP MP Nathan Cullen condemns Harper’s 'witch hunt' on environmental charities

Recent debate around foreign funding for environmental nonprofits is part of a much deeper political conflict, according to the Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP.

Harper concerned about 'hijacked' Northern Gateway hearings

Echoing criticism from pro-oilsands EthicalOil.org, Harper claims foreign funding to enviro groups could compromise public hearings about Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline.

Tory-linked "Ethical Oil" website slams Canadian enviros over "foreign funding"

Directors from Pembina Institute and Environmental Defence say most of their money comes from Canadian foundations and individuals and that the "Ethical Oil" website is distorting the facts.

Canada and the environment: key events from 2011

From Greens in Parliament to tar sands opposition and the Kyoto Protocol, here's a summary of some of the year's most important environmental issues and events.