oil sands

Success in the oil sands

A glimpse into the life of a certified electrician, one of three women among 500 employees on site in the oil sands. From our archives.

Directly Affected: a new film with everything you need to know about B.C.’s pipeline battle

Justin Trudeau faced hecklers in Nanaimo. Rachel Notley and John Horgan are flinging indignant words, threats even, back and forth between Edmonton and Victoria.  A national columnist demands...

Pipeline battle could set tone for future government, aboriginal relations

VANCOUVER — First Nations fighting to block the Northern Gateway pipeline project say a long-awaited court hearing that began Thursday will set the tone for aboriginal relations with the next federal...

First Nations take Harper government to court over Northern Gateway - just days from election

Harper government faces fresh legal battle over controversial pipeline just days before federal election.

VO-National Observer open house Tuesday Sept. 29

Come by and view photographs by Andrew S. Wright and Mychaylo Prystupa and political illustrations by Victor Juhasz and Geoff Olson.
U.S. President Barack Obama. Photo by Pete Souza, White House

Obama puts Harper to shame

The Clean Power Plan that U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled Monday puts Americans on track to greatly reducing carbon dioxide emissions — and puts Canada to shame.