oil sands

Britain secretly backing oilsands campaign: Guardian

Cameron is "Canada's partner in crime," says UK newspaper.

Vancouver Sun's ethical oil orgy

A recent Vancouver Sun business article by Barbara Yaffe was such a one-sided “oil orgy” that it not only demands a balanced response, it deserves an award.

U.S. groups file suit to halt illegal preliminary work on proposed Keystone XL pipeline

  Three U.S. conservation parties will file a lawsuit today in efforts to halt illegal preliminary work on TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed pipeline has also garnered attention...

NASA: it rained so hard the oceans fell

Worldwide rainfall and snowfall were so extreme, in so many places last year, that sea levels fell dramatically. What role did global warming play and where are we headed from here?

Keystone XL protest against oil sands pipeline: Audio slideshow

Over hundred protesters were arrested Monday afternoon as they scaled makeshift security fences on Parliament Hill in protest against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The demonstration, which...

Keystone XL protesters at Parliament Hill: photos

Protesters of the Keystone XL pipeline carrying oil from Alberta to Texas held signs and rallied in front of the Parliament buildings in Ottawa. 

Ottawa Keystone XL pipeline protest breaking news: Maude Barlow and David Cole arrested

Arrests are being made in Toronto right now of people protesting the Keystone XL pipeline. Maude Barlow, head of the Council of Canadians, and David Cole, president of the Paperworkers Union of...

China wants more Canadian assets

Chinese companies have been accelerating their efforts to acquire Canadian energy resources. The fourth-largest Chinese state-owned oil company, Sinochem, is looking to buy oil and gas assets,...

BC green economy creates more jobs than oil sands

Readers of our recent “Big Grab” series on the oil sands might have noticed an interesting pair of statistics concerning jobs in Canada...

Study says Athabasca pollution near oilsands is increasing

Chemicals toxic to fish and suspected of causing cancer in humans up by 40 per cent in river sediment in past decade, scientist says.