Michael Toledano

News

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police Report Said Anti-Oil Activists Were National Security Threats

We spoke to some environmental and aboriginal activists to see if they were worried about a coming crackdown.
Michael Toledano
2.18.15
News

Indigenous Canadians Are Fighting the Uranium Mining Industry

A group of remote northern Dene trappers are fighting to preserve some of their traditional land from exploitation.
Michael Toledano
2.11.15
environment

An Indigenous Resistance Community Evicted a Fracked Gas Pipeline Crew From Its Territories

Multiple fracked gas and tar sands pipelines have been planned where the evictions took place, without consent from the Unist’ot’en clan.
Michael Toledano
7.26.14
Canada

The Camp That Stands Firmly in the Path of Canada’s Northern Gateway Pipeline

“This pipeline will not be built” has become a common adage for indigenous nations and coalitions opposing the Enbridge pipeline.
Michael Toledano
6.19.14
News

How Canada's First Nations Might Halt the Development of the Tar Sands

The constitutionally protected rights of indigenous people to hunt, fish, trap, and be consulted when new developments are being built are under attack. Following extreme deregulation to quickly develop Canada's oil-rich tar sands, indigenous rights...
Michael Toledano
5.6.14
Canada

Indigenous Lawsuits Could Paralyze Canada's Tar Sands

This wave of litigation responds to Canada’s new regulatory climate, in which energy projects no longer require environmental assessments.
Michael Toledano
5.6.14
environment

Toxic Air Is Forcing Canadians to Abandon Their Homes

Albertans have been experiencing a litany of terrifying health problems due to the emissions of heavy oil operations near Peace River.
Michael Toledano
4.4.14
Opinion and Analysis

Free Subliminal Ads? Corporations Get to Tell Kids What They Should Learn

Oil sands companies and tech giants can have a say in what kids learn in Alberta, Canada schools.
Michael Toledano
3.24.14
News

Did Enbridge Use Toxic Chemicals to Clean Up Their Oil Spill in Kalamazoo?

Three and a half years ago, an oil pipeline spilled 843,000 gallons of tar sands bitumen into the Kalamazoo River, the largest spill of its kind in American history. The clean-up effort has cost over a billion dollars, but is it doing more harm than...
Michael Toledano
12.24.13
environment

Enbridge's Last Word on the Line 9 Reversal Is Totally Unsatisfactory

Enbridge's Last Word on the Line 9 Reversal Is Totally Unsatisfactory
Michael Toledano
11.15.13
News

What Kind of Person Goes to a Men's Rights Rally?

We went to a men's rights rally in Toronto to interview the activists and question why they insist men and boys are in crisis. The rally was interrupted by a queer and feminist counterprotest, and that's when the real fun started.
Michael Toledano
10.11.13
News

There Are So Many Other Reasons to Hate the Olympics

With the Sochi Winter Olympics only six months away, denizens of the internet, media pundits, and LGBTQ activists have engaged in a fiery debate over whether or not Western nations should boycott the games in protest of Russia’s new antigay legislation...
Michael Toledano
8.12.13
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