tar sands

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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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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Peaceful
 act 
of 
civil 
disobedience
 planned 
for 
October
 to 
defend
 Canada’s 
west 
coast
 from 
tar 
sands 
pipelines 
and
 tankers

Peaceful
 act 
of 
civil 
disobedience
 planned 
for 
October
 to 
defend
 Canada’s 
west 
coast
 from 
tar 
sands 
pipelines 
and
 tankers

Declared to be the largest peaceful
 act 
of 
civil 
disobedience ever in Canada! Over 80 influential leaders from the business, First Nations, environmental, labour, academic, medical and artistic communities across Canada today announced an upcoming mass sit-in in front of the provincial legislature in Victoria, British Columbia on October 22. The sit-in will oppose tar sands pipelines and tankers and the threats they would pose to the west coast.

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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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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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Conference: Petrocultures: Oil, Energy, Culture

Conference: Petrocultures: Oil, Energy, Culture

Conference: Petrocultures: Oil, Energy, Culture September 6-8, 2012 / Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta Keynote Speakers: Ursula Biemann, (video artist, Switzerland) Warren Cariou, (University of Manitoba) Allan Stoekl, (Penn State University) Petrocultures will bring together scholars, writers, filmmakers and artists from around the world who are engaged in an exploration of the social and cultural [...]

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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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