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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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Arctic Ho! Canadian Official Proposes Yet Another Tar Sands Pipeline
Energy minister exploring northern option for transporting 500,000 gallons a day of tar sands oil to Arctic ports
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'There Is No Right to Protest': Montreal Police Deny Charter Rights
This is approaching absurdist comedy," tweeted Montreal Gazette reporter Christopher Curtis Friday night, trapped in a police kettle from which Montreal's finest inexplicably refused to release him as his deadline approached. "Did they really, actually arrest Anarchopanda????" replied well known...
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Dancing the World into Being
A Conversation with Idle No More’s Leanne Simpson
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The Keystone XL pipeline will only add to Canada's environmental downfall
President Obama should deny the Keystone XL pipeline to send a message to Canada to get its environmental house in order
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Tar Sands: Poisoning Earth and Canada's Good Name
On Sunday tens of thousands are set to converge on the White House in what organizers are promoting as “the largest climate rally in U.S. history.” The protesters will be calling on Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. Alongside one of this country’s biggest corporations, Stephen Harper...
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Indigenous Nationhood: Beyond Idle No More
Our collective action in Idle No More has shown that there is support among Canadians for a movement that embodies principled opposition to the destruction of the land and the extension of social justice to Indigenous peoples. When we as Indigenous people have a political agenda that's consistent...
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