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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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...
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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.

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.

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.

More oil sands in the pipeline than the future will want: IEA

Are the tar sands taking a long walk off a short pier?