First Nations and Tribes sign Treaty to stop tar sands pipelines

Signatories from Nations and Tribes across North America also commit to pushing for a sustainable economy based on renewable energy.

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Keith Stewart vs. Ron Liepert

Listen to the full Keystone XL pipeline debate on the CBC’s The Current. Keith Stewart is the Climate and Energy campaign coordinator for Greenpeace Canada. Ron Liepert is a Senior Advisor for the Canadian Strategy Group. He’s also Alberta’s former Energy Minister and he’s nominated to be a candidate for the Federal Conservative Party. Keith…

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.

Northern Gateway is about profits versus environment

The battle lines are drawn, and Northern B.C.’s pristine wilderness is the latest front. With hearings underway into the proposed $5.5-billion, dual 1,172-kilometre Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project to transport…

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…

Actress Margot Kidder arrested at White House in Keystone pipeline protests

Canadian actress Margot Kidder, who played Louise Lane in the Superman movies, was arrested last week at a protest outside the White House. Over 2,000 people, including other celebrities such as Danny Glover, have vowed to face arrest as part of a mass civil disobedience in opposition to the “super-sizing” of the Keystone pipeline.