Canada is a wealthy country, but deplorable conditions still persist in hundreds of First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities.
Keepers of the Athabasca want to get the word out about ongoing oil spills in Cold Lake, Alberta.
Environmental groups and the public prepare for hearings on the proposed 1,150-kilometre Kinder Morgan Pipeline.
Neil Young’s Honor the Treaties concert series supporting First Nations’ legal challenges against the tar 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.
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.