oil sands

Enbridge Northern Gateway protest in Bella Bella was "absolutely peaceful"

Community leaders met with officials Monday morning, after a Northern Gateway pipeline hearing was cancelled over a protest. Heiltsuk Tribal Council says hearings should resume Tuesday afternoon.

Fearing destruction of local resources by Enbridge pipeline, Northern BC community prepares hunger strike

Hunger strike participants from the Bella Bella community say they fear a potential oil spill by Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline will threaten their ocean and traditional food sources.

Pipe Dreams and Nightmares: CCPA's new report deconstructs Enbridge’s unrealistic “jobs and growth” promises

CCPA report takes a hard look at Enbridge's jobs and growth numbers and reveals wild optimism.

No green future in Conservative budget, say Tides and Nature Canada

Critics say they’re concerned about the 2012 federal budget’s focus on resource development, and its vague promises to “streamline” environmental reviews.

Happy 23rd anniversary, Exxon Valdez: thanks for schooling us on Enbridge!

Fifteen years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, a pit in Prince William Sound shows heavy oil residue. An oil spill off the BC coast could create a larger, more toxic spill than the Exxon Valdez.

NDP celebrates Mulcair win, but some activists anxious about party future

As Thomas Mulcair, leader-elect from the New Democratic Party's nail-biting convention this weekend, faced off against the Tories today, he won the praise of fellow party members for...

Oil sands opponents slam Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline with poetry

Poets gathered outside Enbridge’s offices Friday evening, for the launch of a book compiling poetic responses to the company’s controversial oil sands pipeline.

Harper urged to protect Fisheries Act by over 600 scientists

The Fisheries Act should be strengthened, not weakened, say Canadian scientists in an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper after leaked documents to "neuter" the law.

Joe Oliver's speech coloured by "racism": First Nations Grand Chief

Natural Resources Minister's comments go beyond paternalism and border on racist, First Nations Grand Chief Stewart Phillip said.