Tar Sands Producers Keep Drawing Water as Athabasca River Runs Dry
"Giving companies first rights to water, over long-standing Indigenous treaties or any other recognized water licences holders is clearly a human rights issue."
Tim Hortons Stops Running Enbridge's Ads Following Public Backlash
Canadians want their corporate coffee to be energy-company-free, eh?
Enbridge Bailed On Its Own Open House in Aamjiwnaang
But they still gave out some environmental Starter Emergency Kits that are really only useful if you get lost in the woods.
2015 Will Be a Terrible Year for Alberta Oil
Banks, think tanks, governments, and oil companies are all predicting Alberta's economy is in for a long, painful hangover thanks to weak global oil prices.
What Happens in Quebec This Year May Foreshadow the Future of Canada's Oil and Gas Industry
Despite oil and natural gas prices hitting rock bottom, the fossil fuels industry still has big plans for Quebec.
Simon Van Vliet
The Harper Government Is Derailing a NAFTA Investigation into Tar Sands Pollution
If this is Environment Canada's attempt to deflect attention away from Alberta's pollution record, um, it's not working.
Activists Across Ontario Are Targeting Enbridge’s Associates
On Monday, activists delivered a blow to oil pipeline giant Enbridge by locking employees out of affiliated banks, political offices, and other businesses.
I Worked on a Tree-Planting Contract in the Tar Sands
A longtime tree-planter observes the intersection of the oil and reforestation industries. It's not pretty.
A Train Full of Flammable Chemicals Quietly Derailed in Sarnia Last Month
Four Suncor supported tanks cars loaded with a flammable and explosive oil product derailed in Sarnia, and the company provided no explanation of the accident to the local community. The incident left residents of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation again...
Ontario Community Groups Are Still Fighting Suncor Over Wind Turbines
Sarnia's contentious debate about the safety of wind turbines has a new wildcard: bigwig human rights lawyer Julian Falconer. Now he's challenging all three political parties to step in and stop Suncor's plans to build 46 new wind turbines in the area...
Sarnia Residents Are Battling Suncor Over Wind Turbine Regulations
Near Sarnia, a battle over electricity-generating wind turbines is brewing between the mayor and council of Plympton-Wyoming, and energy giant Suncor.