Quebec activists: Local tragedies, such as the one in Lac Megantic, must not distract from the global tragedy which threatens us all.
Environmentalists aim to build broad movement to block TransCanada’s plan to pipe tar sands bitumen through sensitive ecosystems in Canada’s capital city.
No tar sands company has complied with regulations to clean up tailings ponds. No problem, says the regulator. The rules are “overly optimistic”
An important new resource for tar sands campaigners
Oil company lobbyist named chair of Energy Regulator; Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation demands resignation
The pipeline apologists contradict the laws of physics and economics. There are no more mixed messages, just catastrophe after catastrophe.
Book review: Essential reading on the battle to protect west coast land and water from predatory corporations and neoconservative politicians
Alternatives urges united movement, action in the streets
Exclusive video footage shot by the Texas blockaders themselves during the course of over six months of sustained resistance.
Video coverage from Democracy Now, Plus: Most Canadian media try to downplay the largest U.S. climate march ever
Tar sands oil is like regular oil, but a lot dirtier
Canada’s environmental record speaks for itself
The people most affected by the plan cannot compete with Enbridge’s $250 million legal war chest.
It’s called “petcoke,” and it is nasty, climate destroying stuff
Some Canadian environmentalists are blaming this ecological nightmare on foreign investors. Their analysis is both mistaken and dangerous: the tar sands are firmly in Canadian hands, and those hands are very dirty.
Coastal First Nations leader explains how they won the support of 80% of British Columbians for the indigenous peoples’ campaign against Enbrodge’s pipeline plans
Supported by the government and the opposition parties, Enbridge is pushing ahead with plans to pipe toxic bitumen through Ontario. First Nations and environmentalists are trying to mobilize public opposition.
A government study of tar sands corrosion ignores real pipeline conditions
Teach-in delivers a clear grass roots message: there is now a strong basis for organizing education and broad collective action to stop Enbridge from piping tar sands oil across southern Ontario.
I stand with Alanis Obomsawin, not Joe Oliver