A new study by Environment Canada confirms that tailings ponds from the Alberta tar sands operations are a criminal assault on our water, the Athabasca River, the environment and First Nations communities.
The Council of Canadians’ new “Fracktivist’s Toolkit” empowers Canadians to push back against fracking, protect Canada’s water sources, combat climate change, and partner with First Nations in their ongoing struggle to protect their besieged rights.
TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline would significantly increase Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, says a new report from the Pembina Institute.
Canadian rock legend Neil Young has blasted the Harper government for “trading integrity” in its single-minded appetite for Alberta tar sands dollars.
Two climate justice activists peacefully disrupted Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s question-and-answer session at the Vancouver Board of Trade on Monday.
Ex-Harper appointee Mark Jaccard trashed the Conservatives’ support of the tar sands industry during a key Keystone XL summit in Washington D.C. on Monday.
More than 150 protesters gathered on Parliament Hill today as part of the Canada-wide “Defend Our Climate, Defend Our Communities” national day of action against climate change and tar sands expansion.
A just released poll shows that Nova Scotians overwhelmingly support a continued moratorium on fracking, unless an independent review finds there is no risk to drinking water, human health, the climate or communities.
“The War On Science: Muzzled Scientists and Willful Blindness in Stephen Harper’s Canada”, a new book by Canadian author Chris Turner, presents “a passionate and meticulously researched argument” against the Conservatives unrelenting war on Canadian science.
Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever, Maude Barlow’s new book on global water crisis solutions, launches in Ottawa on Tuesday, October 1.
In her new book, Blue Future, international bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow warns about the grave consequences of the deepening global water crisis.