PHOTOS: Conservative carbon-tax foe Jason Kenney in a screen shot taken from his recent Facebook video. Actual best experiences may not result as promised from turning on the sound. Below: Hollywood actress Jane Fonda aboard a helicopter somewhere over Fort McMurray. Just what is the pilot pointing at? Below her:Continue reading
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is suing the Trudeau government over its approval of Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline. First Nations leaders have repeatedly stated that no genuine reconciliation is possible as long as Canada continues to approve fossil fuel-based projects that threaten their communities and the planet. TheContinue reading
On Wednesday, over 40 Canadian groups wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal cabinet and urged them to reject the pressure to champion the expansion of tar sands operations and pipelines.
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In this illuminating piece, Seattle journalist Erika Lundahl examines how, in Alberta, First Nations are forced to “engage in a complex dance of resistance to and cooperation with” Big Oil “in order to survive.”
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This amazing Al Jazeera short documentary describes how the Alberta tar sands operations are destroying Mother Earth and the lives of First Nation communities in the heart of the tar sands.
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More than 140 Canadian physicians and medical students have signed a letter demanding bold Liberal action on climate change after the COP21 conference.
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The Oil and Gas crowd are an addicted and confused force that take up air and space at a time when change is begging for action. Somewhat like the ‘Flat Earther’s refusal to get that Read more…Continue reading
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s disgraced former national campaign co-chair, Dan Gagnier, was paid by TransCanada Corp, the company behind the controversial Energy East tar sands pipeline. The post Lobbying scandal: Trudeau’s disgraced ex-campaign co-chair was paid by TransCanada appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
Hillary Clinton’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline is bad news for U.S. Republicans, Alberta tar sands profiteers, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. The post Harper, Trudeau Rebuked As Hillary Clinton Comes Out Against Keystone XL Pipeline appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
Energy East must respect treaty and Aboriginal rights, says the Ontario Energy Board in its just-released review of TransCanada’s proposed pipeline. The post Energy East: “Treaty and Aboriginal rights must be respected” appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline carries more risks, such as oil spills, than rewards, for Ontario and First Nations, says the Ontario Energy Board in a new report. The post Energy East pipeline carries more risks than rewards for Ontario, says report appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
Stephen Harper and Justin Trudeau attacked NDP candidate Linda McQuaig for repeating the wildly-published scientific fact that some of Alberta’s tar sands must “remain in the ground” to limit global warming. The post Harper and Trudeau attack NDP candidate McQuaig for stating a scientific fact appeared first on The CanadianContinue reading
Stephen Harper told a lot of lies during his launch of the 2015 federal election campaign, and during the first national leaders debate, hosted by Maclean’s Magazine. The post The lies Harper told during 2015 election call, first leaders’ debate appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
The case for constructing more pipelines from the Alberta Tar Sands Kill Our Biosphere Extravaganza to the rest of the world weakened when a new pipeline, armed with state of the art accident notification system quietly ruptured and had the never not to notify anyone until a couple ofContinue reading
A documentary warning of the consequences of the unbridled expansion of Canada’s destructive tar sands, and the rise of extreme energy, is in the works. The post Tar Sands Documentary: To the Ends of the Earth appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
David Suzuki explains how the Koch Brothers, the largest U.S. leaseholder in the Alberta tar sands, use their vast wealth to fund climate change denial. The post Oiling the machinery of climate change denial and transit opposition appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
By excluding climate change from the forthcoming review of the proposed Energy East project, the NEB is prioritizing Big oil’s anti-environment interests. The post It’s taboo to talk climate change at NEB’s Energy East hearings appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
#GlobalDivestmentDay: Canadian climate justice activists disrupted the opening of the Toronto Stock Exchange, demanded immediate divestment from fossil fuels. The post Canadian Climate Activists Storm Toronto Stock Exchange, Demand Fossil Fuel Divestment appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
TweetWhat’s going on in South Portland, Maine? Elected officials in the port city are on the verge of banning crude oil from Canada’s tar sands from entering their port. With a large and busy port, South Portland is the home of the Portland-Montreal Pipe Line, which pumps millions of barrels ofContinue reading