Alberta's energy minister Sonya Savage said bans on public gatherings will allow pipeline construction to occur without protests.
The brown-headed cowbird used to sit atop roaming bison, now it perches on oil equipment.
The Tar Sands Pipeline threatens to pollute the water supply of Native American Communities from Canada to Wisconsin.
The Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will reroute the Dakota Access Pipeline, to the celebration of thousands of Standing Rock water protectors.
With all eyes turned to the Dakota Access Pipeline, three oil and gas projects have been making steady headway.
Standing Rock's Sioux Tribe, the Union of BC Chiefs, and many more Indigenous leaders signed a treaty to prevent expansion of the tar sands.
Steam-powered mining is anything but environmentally friendly.
At a press conference this week called specifically to draw attention to the problem, Calgary police stressed that unemployment is not a direct cause of domestic violence and that "in no way does it excuse it."
The highway through Fort Mac, in northern Alberta, has opened up to industrial vehicles, a little over a week after a mandatory evacuation due to a raging wildfire. It's not yet known when residents will be able to return to the city.
Fort McMurray is synonymous with Canada's oil sands. The sudden and mandatory evacuation caught residents, many of whom assumed the wildfire was under control, off guard.
Canada's provinces have begun lining up to offer assistance to the massive wildfires that are ravaging Alberta's north.
In 2007, two Chinese workers were killed on the site of an Alberta oil sands project by Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. A judge has ruled that a public inquiry should only look at how one of the workers was transported to hospital.