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Protesters and police in a stand-off on Burnaby Mountain. CP file photo

KINDER MORGAN HEARING: 35 drop out from speaking up at 'rigged' pipeline review

Dozens of participants have dropped out of the controversial National Energy Board review of Kinder Morgan's proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, saying they can no longer support a "biased"...
Stephen Harper

Game on! Harper calls election amid crumbling economy

Harper calls historic election as Canadian economy sinks.

Oil companies are the real radicals, says Jane Fonda

Academy Award-winner Jane Fonda tells Vancouver Observer what she thinks about the tar sands.
Uproot, art, Come Toast the Coast, Jericho Beach. Photo by Jessica Wilson

Art and environmental activism come together at beach fest

A giant salmon lantern made of found and waste materials is the lead-off to an evening of art, live music and information at Come Toast the Coast.
tweet, house of commons, ministers, Tim Hortons

OPINION: Conservative cabinet ministers shove Timmys around

Sitting cabinet ministers' tweets an attempt to force a coffee-and-doughnut emporium to host in-house advertising for oil pipelines.
Giraffe Aftermath, band, festival, Jericho Beach, oil, Harper

Come Toast the Coast to send message to Harper: 'Beaches are for people, not oil'

Giraffe Aftermath is part of the live-band lineup at Come Toast the Coast, a family-friendly festival at Jericho beach Sunday, June 13.
Prince Saud al-Faisal says challenges persist in attracting non-oil funds

Challenges persist in attracting non-oil funds, says Saudi Prince Saud al-Faisal

"The challenge that we face ... is recognizing that Saudi Arabia is fertile ground to attract investment in all sectors," says Prince Saud.

Drillers illegally using diesel fuel to frack: report

A new report charges that several oil and gas companies have been illegally using diesel fuel in their hydraulic fracturing operations, and then doctoring records to hide violations of the...

Harper featured in anti-Keystone XL ad to air during Obama State of the Union speech (UPDATED)

A slick anti-tar-sands-oil TV ad will pump Prime Minister Stephen Harper as a dirty dealer with China for pushing a pipeline that’s bad for American interests. “It’s a sucker punch to America’s...
Alain Labrecque says his family has suffered from nearby oil field emisssions

Oil field fumes so painful, Alberta families forced to move

Severe headaches, dizziness, rashes and loss of memory: all symptoms reported to a new hearing examining health effects of Alberta's rapidly expanding heavy oil industry.