tarsands

Oilsands economic downside management: Pembina reports

Pembina Institute analysis identifies significant challenges for the Canadian economy if impacts of the oilsands boom are left unaddressed.

Northern Gateway Pipeline: In whose interests?

China’s on an oil buying binge.  And Canada is where China likes to shop.  Since 2002 China, through four state owned oil companies, has spent over $65 billion dollars to purchase oil and...

Conservatives defend calling Northern Gateway pipeline activists 'foreign radicals'

Environmentalists are calling federal government accusations against anti-pipeline activists 'appalling' and a 'hyperbolic rant' - leading to some back-pedalling today.

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.

Britain secretly backing oilsands campaign: Guardian

Cameron is "Canada's partner in crime," says UK newspaper.

"Ethical Oil" parody of Canadian oil TV ad: video

Based on Barry Saxifrage's recent post "Ethical Oil, Why Stop There?", this a video that shows you just how far the Harper administration could take their strategy to rebrand Canada's oil. Produced...

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...

Dalai Lama, Nobel peace laureates oppose tarsands pipeline

Desmond Tutu also among leaders arguing pipeline to US poses safety threat, would create increased greenhouse gas.

Alberta oilsands at the centre of White House protests over next two weeks

Environmentalists pull out Hollywood star power to argue that oilsands crude is too dirty a deal for American refineries.