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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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Oilsands boom brings economic risks as well: report

Oilsands boom brings economic risks as well: report

Governments should be concerned about economic risks and regional disparities associated with rapid oilsands expansion, a report from Équiterre and Pembina finds.

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Fuelling the future requires bold vision

Fuelling the future requires bold vision

B.C.’s Christy Clark was right to walk away from a national energy strategy. She just did it for the wrong reasons.

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Oil sands and pipeline debates hindered by lack of energy plan

Oil sands and pipeline debates hindered by lack of energy plan

The ongoing pipeline debates have become mired in conspiracy theories, distractions, and misinformation. Is there nothing we can all agree on? To begin, who would deny that our most basic…

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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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A Healing Walk past toxic tailings ponds north of Fort McMurray

A Healing Walk past toxic tailings ponds north of Fort McMurray

This is not a protest, but a way to help heal what has been destroyed and to give each other the spiritual strength to carry on.

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Unprecedented global protests challenge Canada’s oilsands

Unprecedented global protests challenge Canada’s oilsands

More than 50 protests in over 20 countries this weekend will dramatically escalate the growing controversy about the global and local impacts of Canadian tar sands on community health, Canada’s Boreal forest, and the global climate.

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Groups call for removal of Bruce Carson from Tar Sands panel

Groups call for removal of Bruce Carson from Tar Sands panel

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.

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Video: Petropolis: Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands

Video: Petropolis: Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands

From GreenpeaceCanada – Shot primarily from a helicopter, filmmaker Peter Mettler‘s “Petropolis: Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands” offers an unparalleled view of the world’s largest industrial, capital and energy project. For more information on this award-winning documentary, go to www.petropolis-film.com Just finished watching it on Netflix.ca. Beautifully captured from a birds eye view. […]

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Statoil sells interests in Alberta’s tar sands

Statoil sells interests in Alberta’s tar sands

Edmonton – After two years of cross-Atlantic campaigning by Greenpeace against Statoil’s tar sands investments, Statoil today announced it is selling 40 per cent of its interests in the Alberta tar sands project in Canada.

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