oil spill

Northern BC oil spill: Coast Guard's alleged 'gone fishing' response sparks outrage

Coast Guard staff sent to assess a Northern BC oil spill were caught on video fishing from their boat—a response the Gitga'at Nation says is "disgraceful".

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.

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.

Canadian environmental advocates testify at U.S. Congress oil sands hearing

After U.S. congress hearings on the oil sands industry’s environmental performance, Pembina policy director Simon Dyer and Greenpeace campaigner Melina Laboucan-Massimo shared their views with VO.

Cashing in on Canada’s tar sands: refineries and other industries

Who profits from refining and working with tar sands products? Part three in our series exploring who has high stakes in the oil sands.

BP dragging its heels on doling out oil spill research money, scientists say

'It's like a murder scene; you have to pick up the evidence now.'

The gulf between us

A death down south. Denial up north. What a fisherman's despair says to us about oil.

Obama cancels Asian trip and BP's CEO continues to spew

This is not the space program.