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B.C. worried about foreign funding for tar sands, not environmental groups: pipeline poll
With hearings starting tomorrow, the Conservative government has accused opponents of the Northern Gateway pipeline of being foreign-funded radicals. But a new poll suggests otherwise.
David P. Ball
Jan 9th, 2012
Enviros question methodology of Enbridge poll disputing Northern Gateway pipeline opposition
A new poll sponsored by Enbridge says BC residents support the oilsands pipeline, but also shows that 55 per cent of respondents are unfamiliar with the project.
Jan 5th, 2012
Tory-linked "Ethical Oil" website slams Canadian enviros over "foreign funding"
Directors from Pembina Institute and Environmental Defence say most of their money comes from Canadian foundations and individuals and that the "Ethical Oil" website is distorting the facts.
Jan 3rd, 2012
Get Up! Love a Forest Fest at W2 Media Cafe
Join a mix of Vancouver's best Latin-inspired musicians to help protect the Amazon rainforest.
Dec 29th, 2011
TransCanada may soon begin construction on Keystone XL pipeline
TransCanada says construction can begin in months after US President Obama signed a bill forcing a faster decision on Keystone, but opponents say Obama has simply signed its death warrant.
Dec 24th, 2011
Canada and the environment: key events from 2011
From Greens in Parliament to tar sands opposition and the Kyoto Protocol, here's a summary of some of the year's most important environmental issues and events.
Dec 21st, 2011
Premier Clark says B.C.'s coast belongs to Alberta (and all of Canada), not just B.C.
BC Premier Christy Clark said the west coast "doesn't just belong to British Columbia", but some British Columbians disagree.
Dec 19th, 2011
Alberta set to fail on emissions targets: Pembina report
A new report from the Pembina Institute calls for a shift in Alberta’s greenhouse gas policies, and the province says they’re open to suggestions.
Dec 16th, 2011
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.
Dec 8th, 2011
Cashing in on Canada's tar sands: oil transporters
Which companies profit from oil sands transport operations? Second in a series exploring who has high stakes in the oil sands.
Dec 5th, 2011