Tar Sands

Nika Knight, staff writer
A tar sands plant emits fumes in Alberta
Confirming what a First Nations community surrounded by tar sands development has claimed for decades, new research says the reserve in northern Alberta is suffering from air pollution that is sometimes " at levels above what is recommended for human health." That's according to Alberta's chief health minister, Karen Grimsrud, as reported by the...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Environment Minister Catherina McKenna speaks to Parliament in February 2016.
Canada's approach to tackling climate change grows ever more confused as the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The pipeline giant TransCanada, stymied in its attempt to drive Keystone XL...