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Tag: Oil sands
Greenpeace Canada has launched a satirical television ad campaign aimed at debunking the Harper government’s campaign to “greenwash” the tar sands.
Energy is on everyone’s minds these days. Prime Minister Stephen Harper is determined to make Canada an energy superpower, fuelled mostly by Alberta’s tar sands.
An interactive event exploring the various dimensions of oil-sands development in Northern Alberta, and their influence on our environment, economy and society.
The National Energy Board approved an increase in tanker traffic in Burrard Inlet by 25,000 barrels a day.
After more than 12,000 people surrounded the White House to protest the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, activists on the other side of North America are making it known that tar sands pipelines will also meet fierce opposition here.
Tomorrow environmental activists will gather in Ottawa to protest the Tar Sands Pipeline from Canada to the US. When I initially found out about the event I was excited and wanted to go. The reason why I will be at work tomorrow instead of Parliament Hill is because the risk of arrest was too high [...]
Environmental groups recently went to Federal Court to fight for immediate protection of caribou habitat facing unchecked oil-sands development in northeastern Alberta.
Two prominent scientists are calling on Alberta’s Environment Minister Rob Renner to correct the misinformation about the levels of carcinogens in the Athabasca River found on his ministry’s website.