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 [...]
Tag: 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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
Toronto — Oil and state are a perfect match on Valentine’s Day, suggests a new video released today by Greenpeace.
September 15, 2009 — Dan Woynillowicz, spokesperson for the Pembina Institute, made the following statements in response to Shell’s media release regarding the occupation of its oil sands mine by Greenpeace activists: “Shell’s release makes a misleading statement regarding the Pembina Institute’s ranking of its environmental performance. The Pembina Institute/WWF’s 2008 report card on the [...]