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Pipeline Opponents: This Means 'War'
First Nations and other British Columbia citizens promise direct actions, protests and legal battles to thwart Northern Gateway project
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Greenpeace Canada campaigners protested Prime Minister Harper's energy policies with a mock oil spill in 2012. (Credit: flickr / Jeremy Christian / Greenpeace) Views
Our Fight Against the Northern Gateway Pipeline Has Just Begun
Like more than two-thirds of British Columbians and 130 First Nations, I'm outraged that the federal government wants to proceed with the Enbridge Northern Gateway twinned pipeline. In approving it, the government is aggressively pushing an unwanted project on an unwilling public. I don't believe...
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Northern Gateway Approved: Canada's Harper Gives Federal OK to 'Bloodline of Tar Sands'
"The gauntlet's being thrown down," say activists, who vow continued opposition.
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Five Strategies to Stop the Northern Gateway Pipeline from Being Built
The Harper government must announce its decision on the 525,000 barrels per day Northern Gateway tar sands export pipeline by midnight tomorrow. On CTV's Question Period yesterday, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs, said, "We fully expected the...
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Enbridge: Not Now. Not Ever.
The Conservative government of Stephen Harper is on the cusp of announcing whether it will approve the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal, which was conditionally approved by the National Energy Board (NEB) in December. Many consider the outcome of this decision a foregone conclusion. What...
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First Nations Vow: There Will Be No Tar Sands Pipeline
"We have drawn a line in the earth they cannot, and will not, cross," said Chief Martin Louie of the Nadleh Whut’en First Nation.
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Blowback As Canada Muzzles Public Talk of Climate Change
Thousands sign petition condemning ban on weather forecasters discussing global warming
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Canada's Harper, Australia's Abbott Forge 'Climate Deniers Club'
Two prime ministers heap praise on each other for anti-climate change leadership
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Flor Martínez, a teacher in Morelos, Mexico, displays a banner outside the Canadian consulate in Chicago with teachers from Canada, the United States and Mexico calling for the governments to fully fund public education. (WNV/Jeff Abbott) Views
Across North America, Teachers Declare: ‘No No. 2 Pencils Required!’
As the 2014 academic year nears an end, teachers from an increasing number of public schools across the United States, Canada and Mexico are reflecting on teaching at least one unconventional lesson to their students and their neighborhoods this past year: How to resist standardized tests. On May...
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3 Police Dead in Shooting Rampage That Shocks Canada
Gunman still at large Thursday morning as nation that has largely avoided mass shootings mourns
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