oil sands

Oilsands protesters converge on Chinese consulate during Harper's trip to Asia

In the midst of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's visit to China, environmental activists held an anti-oilsands demonstration outside of the Chinese consulate.

Enbridge CEO among delegates on Harper’s China visit

Over 40 Canadian executives are joining the Prime Minister on his trip to talk trade in China. One of them is Patrick Daniel, CEO of Northern Gateway pipeline proponent Enbridge.

Aboriginal pipeline opponents seek support from China

As Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives in China, B.C.'s Yinka Dene Alliance attempts to sway Chinese opinion with an open letter condemning Canadian oil sands projects.

Two thousand protest Enbridge oilsands pipeline in Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert police estimate 2,000 people turned out to protest the proposed Enbridge oilsands pipeline in northern B.C.

New oilsands monitoring strategy not enough, say environmentalists

Representatives from Greenpeace and Pembina Institute say the three-year implementation plan leaves too much room for error, and an independent commission is needed to make monitoring more credible.

Canada's National Energy Board an oil sands “ally”?

Government documents obtained by Climate Action Network describe the NEB as an oil sands “ally”, while enviros and Aboriginals are "adversaries". So what does this mean for Northern Gateway?

"Scary time" for Canada

Critics say they’re “dismayed” by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s anti-democratic and “McCarthy-esque” tactics, regarding regulatory hearings for the Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline.

B.C. tourism industry leaders concerned about hazards of Northern Gateway oil pipeline

As public hearings continue on the controversial oil sands pipeline, resort owners say tankers and potential oil spills could have a severe impact on the B.C. tourism industry.

Enbridge oilsands pipeline's economic damage could exceed $100 billion

Enbridge’s proposed BC pipeline would unleash billion of tonnes of CO2 into our destabilizing climate. Resulting economic damages from the climate pollution could be hundreds of billions of dollars.

Division over Enbridge oil pipeline caused by treaty process flaws, Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs say

This article can now be found in  Extract: The Pipeline Wars Vol. 1 Enbridge.  Extract contains a year of the Vancouver Observer's powerful reporting on the proposed Enbridge pipeline....