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Activists hang off Portland bridge to protest Arctic drilling [Update]

"The inspiring action underway to block Shell from drilling in the Arctic gives me hope and strength as an activist and Indigenous person,” said Vancouver's Audrey Siegl.
Left: Keystone XL opponents, right: Keystone XL supporters

U.S. mid-term election rekindles Keystone XL debate

The controversial Keystone XL project, a proposed 1,897 km pipeline that would carry oil sands bitumen from Alberta to refineries in the Gulf Coast, is back at the top of the U.S....

New York Times urges "no" to Keystone XL. Joe Oliver and Globe & Mail respond with climate fiction.

The New York Times editorial board recently called on President Obama to say "no" to Keystone XL. Here are some excerpts: He should say no, and for one overriding reason: A president who has...

Beyoncé did what at President Obama's inauguration? Gasp.

Holy Beyoncé. Take a deep breath, or take a minute to let out the most unattractive private scream (with snot and tears fighting for the largest piece of your face). This is for the one per cent who...

A look (and a hair flip) back at Justin Bieber's top moments in 2011

Whatever they're putting in Justin Bieber's Kool-Aid, it's working because I'm a fan, okay? Not the scream-out-loud-tears-on-my-face-OMGesus- it's-him-I-can't-breathe kind, but I respect the kid....

Keystone XL protesters brave arrests to speak out against Alberta-Texas tar sands pipeline

Among the crowd gathered early on Parliament Hill, Andy Clarke stands out. It’s not his clothes or his hair. It’s his age. Clarke is 84 years old and in the next two hours he might be handcuffed and...

Michaele Salahi kidnapped, husband claims

The Real Housewives of D.C. cast member Michaele Salahi kidnapped? After she missed a hair appointment, her husband Tareq Salahi became worried. "Michaele Salahi was last seen wearing a Baby Blue T-...

David Suzuki and Bill McKibben urge civil disobedience to stop Keystone XL pipeline

David Suzuki calls on people to risk arrest this August in order to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta's tar sands to Texas refineries.

Canada's new foreign minister hazy on history of Israeli Palestinian conflict

OTTAWA -- John Baird is acknowledging he's got some homework to do on the Conservative government's signature foreign policy in the Middle East. Baird, named foreign affairs minister by Prime...