Fort McMurray

Leonardo DiCaprio and Darren Aronofsky receive gift of moccasins in remote Fort Chip

Leonardo Di Caprio's car drove into town and the megastar jumped out and walked straight to the banks of  the Athabasca Lake. He  took in the beauty. A small group consisting of chiefs and...

Jack Ryan, Charles Dickens, plus singing oil sands workers and Canada’s “best” films

A mobile spy, a revered writer and a cross-dressing entrepreneur are featured in the new movies this week.

Grief on the edge of the tar sands

One person's emotion speaks for millions.

In Canada, insurance companies becoming climate stability allies

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, established by Canadian Insurance companies, assessed climate risks for the Insurance Bureau of Canada in a report titled Telling the Weather Story.

350.org's anonymous oil sands photo highlights worker struggles

An anonymous oil sands employee shares a vision for a clean energy future, suggesting workers in the industry do their jobs because don't have a choice. Not everyone agrees.

Oil executive son's testimony at Prince Rupert Northern Gateway pipeline joint review panel

At the Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearings, the son of an oil executive delivered a riveting speech about the power and destruction of oil.

Cashing in on Canada’s tar sands: refineries and other industries

Who profits from refining and working with tar sands products? Part three in our series exploring who has high stakes in the oil sands.

Cashing in on Canada's tar sands: oil extraction

Which oil extraction companies are cleaning up in Fort McMurray? First in a series exploring who has the highest stakes in the tar sands.