813: 8 April 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada RAIN! See Water Canada Magazine article about how user fees and credit system helps Kitchener pay for its municipal stormwater system. Rain barrels, rain gardens, prmeable pavers (as well as cisterns and infiltration galleries) qualify for stormwater credits … RAIN! featured in insert … REEP Green Solutions is coordinating aregion-wide rain barrel [...]
Canada’s tar sands ranked fifth of the 14 largest carbon intensive projects in the world, according to a new report from Greenpeace International.
Thousands sign petition to urge Alberta’s Premier to meet the public for an independent pipeline review
Over 5,000 people sign a petition asking Alberta Premier Alison Redford to meet with the public for an independent review of pipeline safety in Alberta.
BC artist Laura Wasylyshen wins the Great Bear’s Got Talent contest with her work “Spirit in the Water.”
21 May 2012 – Published by Green Communities Canada
An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, To The Arctic 3D is the ultimate tale of survival. The film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month- old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home. Captivating, adventurous, and intimate footage brings moviegoers up close and personal with this family’s struggle to survive in a frigid environment of melting ice, immense glaciers, spectacular waterfalls, and majestic snowbound peaks.
Greenpeace and Sierra Club Prairie have offered their support to the Dene Suline who have erected a Peace Camp just north of Cold Lake, Alberta.
Major European investment funds and banks spoke out last week against Statoil’s contentious presence in the Alberta tar sands by supporting a motion at the company’s AGM in Norway and citing economic and sustainability concerns.
Little Buffalo community members, including school children, experience nausea, burning eyes and headaches after one of the largest pipeline spills in Alberta history leaked nearly 30,000 barrels of oil into Lubicon traditional territory in the Peace Region of Northern Alberta.
Edmonton – Following the launch of an RCMP investigation into Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former senior policy advisor Bruce Carson, Alberta environmental and Indigenous groups are calling for the immediate and permanent removal of Carson from the provincial tar sands water monitoring panel.