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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."
Meagan Wohlberg
10.26.15
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Tim Hortons Stops Running Enbridge's Ads Following Public Backlash

Canadians want their corporate coffee to be energy-company-free, eh?
Christopher Malmo
6.4.15
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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.
Michael Toledano
1.27.15
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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.
Sarah Berman
1.23.15
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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
1.19.15
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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.
Sarah Berman
1.14.15
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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.
Michael Toledano
12.17.14
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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.
Tyler Batten
12.4.14
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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...
Colin Graf
6.16.14
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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...
Colin Graf
5.6.14
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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.
Colin Graf
2.25.14