Oil sands

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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Grassroots opposition gears up for Kinder Morgan pipeline review

Grassroots opposition gears up for Kinder Morgan pipeline review

Environmental groups and the public prepare for hearings on the proposed 1,150-kilometre Kinder Morgan Pipeline.

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Neil Young supports Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s tar sands fight

Neil Young supports Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s tar sands fight

Neil Young’s Honor the Treaties concert series supporting First Nations’ legal challenges against the tar sands.

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Greenpeace lampoons Harper government for ads that greenwash tar sands

Greenpeace lampoons Harper government for ads that greenwash tar sands

Greenpeace Canada has launched a satirical television ad campaign aimed at debunking the Harper government’s campaign to “greenwash” the tar sands.

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David Suzuki: Does selling off our resources make us an energy superpower?

David Suzuki: Does selling off our resources make us an energy superpower?

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.

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Canadians for the Great Bear

Canadians for the Great Bear

Canadian hockey hero Scott Niedermayer and other well-known British Columbians kick-off of a nation-wide campaign, Canadians for the Great Bear.

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Oil & Water: Transforming Relationships in the Oil Sands

Oil & Water: Transforming Relationships in the Oil Sands

An interactive event exploring the various dimensions of oil-sands development in Northern Alberta, and their influence on our environment, economy and society.

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BC oil tanker traffic a ‘slap in the face’ to First Nations

BC oil tanker traffic a ‘slap in the face’ to First Nations

The National Energy Board approved an increase in tanker traffic in Burrard Inlet by 25,000 barrels a day.

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Tar Sands Pipelines Opposed from Washington to Pacific Coast

Tar Sands Pipelines Opposed from Washington to Pacific Coast

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.

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“Oil Orgy” invades Energy Summit

Activists interrupt UK-Canada talks aimed at promoting the future of tar sands oil

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