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Peter Kent defends Canada's climate change record
Federal environment minister defends Canada's climate change record as US casts critical eye North.
Mar 13th, 2013
You can't be for Canada and against Keystone, Minister Joe Oliver says
Can Canadians patriotically oppose the Keystone XL? Not a chance, says Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver.
Mar 13th, 2013
Toxic tar sands waste leaking into groundwater, documents confirm
Government documents confirm Fort McMurray's massive tailings ponds are seeping tar sands waste into local groundwater.
Feb 20th, 2013
Carrie Saxifrage's introduction to upcoming series on Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal
“Super Natural” British Columbia is a magical place. Ten thousand years ago, people, plants and animals filled in behind retreating glaciers to create a generous land. The ocean lavishly fertilized...
Feb 6th, 2013
Canada, an environmental safe haven for those concerned with Beijing pollution crisis: The SinoFile
As smog chokes up Beijing, Canada looks to be an environmental haven to many Chinese.
Jan 19th, 2013
Enbridge protest in Victory Square takes aim at Harper government's environmental policies
Around 1,000 rallied in Victory Square in downtown Vancouver against the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline today. Bolstered by the support of Idle No More and Downtown Eastside...
Jan 15th, 2013
Northern Gateway pipeline Joint Review Panel hearings in Victoria: day four
Speakers express their disappointment with security measures, the exclusion of the public from the hearing venue.
Jan 9th, 2013
Tears, anger, and hope mark third day of Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearings in Victoria
Yesterday's JRP hearings in Victoria on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline got emotional as people spoke about their connections to the BC coast.
Jan 8th, 2013
Anti-oil sands activists block Canada-EU Energy Summit in London
Canada-EU Energy Summit disrupted by those who feel that Canada's "aggressive lobbying" threatens EU climate legislation.
Linda Solomon Wood
Nov 20th, 2012
More oil sands in the pipeline than the future will want: IEA
Are the tar sands taking a long walk off a short pier?
Nov 13th, 2012