Fracking and LNG Projects: What is really at stake for our long term health?

In March 2016, the Woodfibre Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) processing project was approved, granted with some conditions.There is a great deal of worry from scientists about the health...
Occupy Wall Street creator Micah White

Carrie Saxifrage to read with Occupy Wall Street creator Micah White and Andrew Nikiforuk

Occupy Wall Street co-creator Micah White speaks about his new book, "The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution" with writers Andrew Nikiforuk and Carrie Saxifrage.
Fracking is behind earthquakes in Western Canada: researchers

Fracking, not water disposal, behind earthquakes: study

EDMONTON — New research suggests that hydraulic fracking of oil and gas wells is behind earthquakes caused by humans in Western Canada. A study, published Tuesday by a group of top Canadian...

A feisty Grandma, a sweet Intern, a chess war and new picks at VIFF

Plus high profile Canadian films Hyena Road and Beeba Boys outdone by a small summer tale

Fort Nelson First Nation win in Nexen fracking licence ruling

The Environmental Appeal Board has overturned a water licence granted to an oil and gas company in northeastern British Columbia, ruling the licence was based on bad science and bad faith. The Fort...
A fracking operation in B.C. owned by Petronas is blamed for the largest earthqu

4.6-magnitude quake linked to B.C. fracking operation owned by Petronas

Fracking has caused nearly 200 seismic events in an area stretching from the B.C.-Alberta boundary near Dawson Creek to the B.C. Rocky Mountain foothills, according to a report.
Trans Mountain pipeline being installed (image from; Vancouve

Supreme Court to rule on Charter right to raise climate change in NEB hearings

The proposed $5.4-billion Trans Mountain expansion would twin the pipeline and triple the capacity for Alberta oil intended for Asian markets.

Opinion: Clark selling out future generations to placate Malaysian oil and gas giant

Christy Clark’s about to drive another nail into the coffin of B.C.’s economic and environmental future. It’s such an unusual move for the B.C. legislature that so far it isn’t even listed on the...

Ontario rejects NDP call for ban on hydraulic fracking to extract natural gas

NDP said Ontario needs to impose a moratorium on fracking before companies exhaust other deposits and come looking for licences to explore for natural gas in this province.
Recent Federal Court Decision on Jackpine Mine fires up First Nation

Recent Federal Court Decision on Jackpine Mine fires up First Nation

“Canada essentially did nothing to accommodate or mitigate our Treaty 8 rights,” stated Chief Allan Adam of the ACFN.