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Neil Young: Tar Sands Fields 'Look Like Hiroshima'
Singer says tar sands development left Fort McMurray a 'wasteland' that is 'truly a disaster'
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Author and journalist Naomi Klein speaking at the founding UNIFOR convention in Toronto on Sunday, September 1, 2013. (Photo: UNIFOR website) Views
Overcoming 'Overburden': The Climate Crisis and a Unified Left Agenda
Why unions need to join the climate fight
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Following US Lead, Canadian Officials Go Mum on How New Pipelines Fuel Tar Sands Expansion
Internal documents show how official talking points changed after State Department draft came out
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Gasland Redux? Penobsquis: “New Brunswick's Dirty Little Secret”
Potash and gas industry is thriving, but residents worry about their health, environment
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Going East! Transcanada to Build Tar Sands Pipeline to Atlantic
'They're in for a fight' say environmentalists on both sides of the US/Canada border
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How Canada's Harper Helped Push World Toward Austerity
In June 2010, the transformation of the city’s downtown core into a pseudo war zone seemed like the worst aspect of the Harper government’s handling of the G20 summit in Toronto. But perhaps just as insidious was Stephen Harper’s personal role at that summit in pushing the developed world to...
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'Best Practices?': Mississippi, Alabama Ask Canada for Tar Sands Advice
Governors of southern states forge pact, look to Canada for guidance on destructive mining practice
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Why the Canadian Government Should Walk the Tar Sands Healing Walk
There's nothing like getting out of your car and going for a walk to see things as they really are. How often do you walk a neighbourhood that you've otherwise always driven through, and notice the details that you've been whizzing by for years? The colours in a flowerbed, the carriage house tucked...
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UK Protesters to Canadian PM: 'Keep Oil Peddlers' Out of Europe
Demonstrators arrested following interruption of PM Stephen Harper's speech before Parliament
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Norway, Canada, the United States and the Tar Sands
Today 36 Norwegian organizations sent an open letter to Prime Minister Stoltenberg expressing opposition to development of Canadian tar sands by Statoil (the Norwegian state is majority shareholder of Statoil). Signatories include not only environmental organizations, but a broad public spectrum,...
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