Climate Change to have major effects on Prairies

In honour of Earth Day on April 22, the Saskatchewan Research Council is educating the public on what this will mean for the Prairie provinces.

SpOIL (2011) Directed by Trip Jennings

To mobilize against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, the International League of Conservation Photographers and members of the Gitga’ at First Nation capture breathtaking images of the wildlife inhabiting BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, home of the elusive spirit bear.

Moving Knowledge into Practice – Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network

Introducing the Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network. The Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network contributes to effective land use planning, analysis and decision making by: Providing access to high-quality, relevant, trusted and accessible information and knowledge resources Supporting the many networks, organizations and individuals involved in land use issues Providing technologies, resources and information management to land use professionals…

Approval of Jasper Development Ignores Public Outcry

Banff, Alberta – Over the objections of almost 200,000 citizens, the federal government has approved the proposed “Brewster Glacier Discovery Walk” in Jasper National Park. Conservation organizations fear that the beauty and integrity of Jasper National Park are being surrendered to commercial interests, opening the door for more for-profit businesses to capitalize on the splendour of Canada‟s most…

Standing Up by Sitting In – Protesting the Tar Sands

Tomorrow environmental activists will gather in Ottawa to protest the Tar Sands Pipeline from Canada to the US. When I initially found out about the event I was excited and wanted to go. The reason why I will be at work tomorrow instead of Parliament Hill is because the risk of arrest was too high…

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 […]

Alberta Utilities Commission faces court challenge over Milner coal plant expansion

Calgary – Ecojustice and the Pembina Institute are taking the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to court over its decision to grant Maxim Power Corp’s coal plant expansion interim approval without a public hearing.  As the AUC itself made clear, the expedited approval was given in a blatant attempt to beat the federal government’s deadline for new […]

Calgary Bike Swap

Calgary Bike Swap 2012 is set for May 5 at Shouldice Arena, in Calgary.

Local Residents Oppose BC’s Northern Gateway Pipeline

Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline is a project that would see a new oil pipeline snaking right across the central portion of British Columbia – from just inland of the Pacific Ocean all the way into Alberta.

Residents feel effects after oil spill in Alberta’s Peace Region

Little Buffalo community members, including school children, experience nausea, burning eyes and headaches after one of the largest pipeline spills in Alberta history leaked nearly 30,000 barrels of oil into Lubicon traditional territory in the Peace Region of Northern Alberta.