Joe Oliver

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.

Salmon, economy and oil: Smithers mayor explains opposition to Enbridge pipeline

Smithers mayor explains why, despite job promises, the community remains opposed to the Northern Gateway oil pipeline.

Government pipeline rhetoric reminiscent of Cold War, McCarthyism: prof

Federal accusations that Enbridge opponents are "foreign" influenced "radicals" are frighteningly familiar to a Cold War historian.

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...

B.C. worried about foreign funding for tar sands, not environmental groups: pipeline poll

With hearings starting tomorrow, the Conservative government has accused opponents of the Northern Gateway pipeline of being foreign-funded radicals. But a new poll suggests otherwise.

Canada can't afford to hunker down during global economic turmoil

OTTAWA – Canada can't afford to hunker down in the midst of global economic turmoil, Gov. Gen. David Johnston said in an interview just before the start of a 15-day trip to southeast Asia. He said...

Keystone XL protesters brave arrests to speak out against Alberta-Texas tar sands pipeline

Among the crowd gathered early on Parliament Hill, Andy Clarke stands out. It’s not his clothes or his hair. It’s his age. Clarke is 84 years old and in the next two hours he might be handcuffed and...