Tar Sands

Jon Queally, staff writer
"It's the first shoe to drop but won't be the last. All eyes are now on the other big US insurers."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
transmountain protest
The federal government's decision on the dirty energy project came just a day...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A person's shirt reads: " A fossil fuels future is no future. Stop Line 3."
Small defeat for tar sands pipeline welcomed as "such great news"


This summer, after five years of steadfastly maintaining an encampment built to resist scores of proposed oil and gas pipelines through traditional unceded territory, a group of indigenous Unist’ot’en have faced mounting police and industry challenges to their occupation, from drones to helicopters to surveyors seeking access. In the latest, Chevron officials showed up seeking entry. In return, they presented an "offering" - of bottled water and tobacco. Really.