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Canadian environmental advocates testify at U.S. Congress oil sands hearing
After U.S. congress hearings on the oil sands industry’s environmental performance, Pembina policy director Simon Dyer and Greenpeace campaigner Melina Laboucan-Massimo shared their views with VO.
Mar 20th, 2012
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...
Jan 10th, 2012
Unethical oil and its Canadian friends
A year ago Enbridge CEO Pat Daniel announced a new foreign partner for its Northern Gateway Pipeline project. Daniels told a meeting in Whistler, BC that Sinopec, China’s second largest oil...
Jan 8th, 2012