tar sands

Cashing in on Canada's tar sands: oil extraction

Which oil extraction companies are cleaning up in Fort McMurray? First in a series exploring who has the highest stakes in the tar sands.

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.

Vancouver Sun's ethical oil orgy

A recent Vancouver Sun business article by Barbara Yaffe was such a one-sided “oil orgy” that it not only demands a balanced response, it deserves an award.

U.S. groups file suit to halt illegal preliminary work on proposed Keystone XL pipeline

  Three U.S. conservation parties will file a lawsuit today in efforts to halt illegal preliminary work on TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed pipeline has also garnered attention...

Films to see at VIFF on Days 6 & 7: Wednesday and Thursday

A shocking miscarriage of justice is exposed in Give Up Tomorrow, possibly the strongest film this year at VIFF.

Keystone XL protest against oil sands pipeline: Audio slideshow

Over hundred protesters were arrested Monday afternoon as they scaled makeshift security fences on Parliament Hill in protest against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The demonstration, which...

Keystone XL protesters at Parliament Hill: photos

Protesters of the Keystone XL pipeline carrying oil from Alberta to Texas held signs and rallied in front of the Parliament buildings in Ottawa. 

China wants more Canadian assets

Chinese companies have been accelerating their efforts to acquire Canadian energy resources. The fourth-largest Chinese state-owned oil company, Sinochem, is looking to buy oil and gas assets,...

Naomi Klein after Keystone XL pipeline protest arrest

Harper government "global advertising agency" for oil industry, author Naomi Klein says after Keystone XL pipeline protest arrest.