Natural Resources Management

Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Report concludes that odours from bitumen tanks in Peace River are causing health issues for nearby residents.

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Alberta group crowdfunds in effort to press government on tar sands spills

Alberta group crowdfunds in effort to press government on tar sands spills

Keepers of the Athabasca want to get the word out about ongoing oil spills in Cold Lake, Alberta.

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BC steps on the (liquefied natural) gas

BC steps on the (liquefied natural) gas

The environmental costs of BC’s LNG boom have yet to be properly assessed, let alone addressed.

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Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Canada’s federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt recently came out bluntly against shipping oil through Canada’s north.

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Like oil and water: Quebec’s conflicting green politics

Like oil and water: Quebec’s conflicting green politics

The current provincial election campaign in Quebec has no shortage of hot-button topics, but the environment has thus far not been one of them.

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BC’s New Prosperity Mine rejected again by federal government

BC’s New Prosperity Mine rejected again by federal government

Environmental groups applaud the New Prosperity Mine rejection as a huge win for human rights and natural ecosystems.

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BC government in court over endangered Coastal Douglas-fir forest

BC government in court over endangered Coastal Douglas-fir forest

Hearings will determine whether the BC government is bound by law to protect the province’s endangered old-growth Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystem.

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Environmental groups declare victory in endangered species lawsuit

Environmental groups declare victory in endangered species lawsuit

Court rules that Canada’s federal government acted “‘unlawfully” in delaying recovery strategies for at-risk species.

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BC residents still strongly against Enbridge Northern Gateway project

BC residents still strongly against Enbridge Northern Gateway project

According to a recent poll, 64 per cent of BC residents oppose Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project.

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First Nation submits legal challenge against proposed Tulsequah Chief mine

First Nation submits legal challenge against proposed Tulsequah Chief mine

Lawsuit from the Taku River Tlingit First Nation challenges the proposed Tulsequah Chief mine in northern BC.

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