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.

Another day, another pipeline spill

The goal of our government and industry leaders appears to be to dig up as much oil as possible, as quickly as possible, and sell it overseas, and damn the economic and environmental consequences.

A delicate balance in a delicate place

Public regulatory hearings begin today to examine the impact of the proposed Mackenzie Valley pipeline on the environment and people of the Northwest Territories, and prime mover Imperial Oil isn’t even sure the $7.5-billion effort is worth it. DAVE EBNER reports

MacKenzie Valley Where Pipe Dreams, Fears Collide

Everything about the $7.5-billion Mackenzie Valley gas pipeline plan is epic, even the struggle for and against it, reports DAVE EBNER FORT SIMPSON, NWT — It is a cold, clear day. The January sun sits low on the horizon, the temperature hovers around -30 C. Jonas Antoine, a 64-year-old Deh Cho elder, peers through the…