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CAPP-funded Energy IQ project to tour Canadian schools this fall
New educational site features information on oil and energy, some of it near-identical to an oil sands PR website.
Aug 23rd, 2013
Students from Macdonald and the Aboriginal Focus School match wits with Thomas Berger
Justice Berger speaks with Aboriginal students.
May 3rd, 2013
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver Says Climate Change Concerns "Exaggerated"
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver tells Montreal's La Presse that people aren't really worried about climate change.
Apr 12th, 2013
Your weekly must-see Vancouver events guide is here
Beers, sauerkraut, free Saturday morning runs - and much more to keep an eye on this week-end!
Jan 17th, 2013
How Susan Rice stands to gain from Canada's oil sands development
Pegged to replace Hilary Clinton as President Obama's Secretary of State, Rice and her Canadian husband together hold millions in stocks of major energy companies.
Nov 28th, 2012
First Nations lead the way in Victoria protest against pipelines and oil sands
First Nations leaders led the protests of 4,500 people in Victoria on Monday.
Oct 23rd, 2012
A Board of Change panel "Oil Tankers and Pipelines: Good Business or Impending Disaster?"
Local social enterprise group Board of Change is hosting a panel to discuss the pros and cons of oil tanker traffic and pipelines through the Burrard inlet and up BC's coast. Do the economic...
May 18th, 2012
Big oil's aggressive plan to run more pipelines through Super Natural B.C.
The tar sands industry wants lots more pipelines and BC is targeted for at least the next three.
Nov 29th, 2011
Reminiscing for the Canada We Once Knew
Oh Canada, do you remember when scientists identified a grave environmental threat caused by the release of gases from everyday objects used by billions of people around the world? And do you...
Nov 30th, 2011
Oil tankers in Vancouver's waters carry risk and fuel
Large tankers are a common sight in the Burrard inlet. However, some critics say Vancouver is poised to see an escalating tide of crude oil tankers due to increasing flow of petroleum from Alberta's o
Jun 15th, 2010