Keystone XL pipeline

Kinder Morgan: Vancouver not ready for a major oil spill, experts warn

Vancouver would be woefully unprepared to face an oil sands tanker spill, federal regulators and experts say.

Southern Gateway: An American pipeline giant's plans for Vancouver

On a hot afternoon in July 2007, a worker started digging a new sewer line for the municipality of Burnaby, following instructions crafted from a chain of wrong assumptions. Before long, he punctured...

Are Canada’s environmental elders backing down from the fight?

Recent blogs from environmental leaders like David Suzuki cast an ominous shadow on the decades-old green movement. Will the new generation overcome?

Fraser Institute co-founder confirms 'years and years' of U.S. oil billionaires' funding

With nearly 16 per cent of its budget from foreign sources, the influential Fraser Institute claims that $500,000 from the US Koch family only went to its international programs.

“Charitable” Fraser Institute accepted $500k in foreign funding from Koch oil billionaires

In just four years, U.S. Tea Party architects the Koch brothers poured half a million dollars into Canadian right-wing think tank, the Fraser Institute.

Harper government slashes Canadian Studies funding for U.S. universities

The federal government has supported Canadian education abroad for over 30 years, but now universities across the U.S. are being refused funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Harper’s Canada: An environmental policy fact sheet

Part two of our series outlining key events and current issues in Canadian politics. Here’s how our environmental policy is shaping the political narrative, both at home and abroad.

“Dirty Oil Diplomacy” report sheds light on international oil sands advocacy

As the U.S. Senate quashes Keystone XL, a new report released by Climate Action Network breaks down efforts from big oil and government to sell the tar sands—both at home and abroad.

Respected economist echoes McGuinty: "petro dollar damaging to Canada's manufacturing industry"

Economist Robyn Allan addresses recent remarks from Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and Alberta Premier Alison Redford, highlighting conflicting viewpoints on oil and the Canadian economy.

Good news climate stories of 2011

This past year saw several bright spots emerge in humanity’s ongoing battle to prevent climate chaos. Is the tide starting to turn?