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What Corporations In Calgary Classrooms May Look Like

Larry Leach | Posted 12.30.2012 | Canada Alberta
Larry Leach

This is not "Pie in the Sky", "what if" thinking. The policy is there, today and real. Agreements with corporations may be already on the works or even in place? Currently there is no mechanism for these agreements to be made public until the Corporation and the Calgary Board of Education administration decide it is time for us to know. Our publicly funded, taxpayer owned schools, branded to influence minors, right here in Calgary.

What Enbridge Doesn't Want Ontarians to Know

Maryam Adrangi | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada
Maryam Adrangi

Tar sands oil may soon be pumping through an Ontario pipeline near you. If you didn't know, it is likely because Enbridge doesn't want you to know that they are bringing the Kalamazoo disaster to your home province. It is called Line 9, and is part of the same Enbridge pipeline network as the pipe that spilled well over a million barrels of oil in 2010 into the Kalamazoo River.

BP Ready For Battle Says CEO

CP | Meera Selva, The Associated Press | Posted 04.27.2012 | Canada Business

LONDON - BP chief executive Bob Dudley said in an interview published Sunday that the company is ready for a lengthy court battle over the 2010 oil sp...

Applying Kandinsky's Test of Madness to Business

Simon Zadek | Posted 02.17.2012 | Canada Business
Simon Zadek

Progressive CEOs need to apply their corporate muscle effectively, and that means challenging those businesses preventing a timely transition to the sustainable economy.

BP Wins Huge Settlement

CP | Cain Burdeau, The Associated Press | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada Business

NEW ORLEANS - BP PLC says it will be paid $250 million by the maker of the blowout preventer that failed to halt oil spewing from BP's busted well in ...

BP: Halliburton 'Intentionally Destroyed' Oil Spill Evidence

CP | Cain Burdeau, The Associated Press | Posted 02.04.2012 | Canada Business

NEW ORLEANS - BP in a high-stakes court filing on Monday accused Halliburton of destroying damaging evidence about the quality of its cement slurry th...

Canada's Dirty and Dangerous Oil Sands

Ben Amunwa | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada
Ben Amunwa

EthicalOil.org has a reputation for using just about anything to promote Canada's tar sands. This Monday it was my turn to get 'tarred' as the website's spokesperson Kathryn Marshall declared herself to be on "the very same page" as me. The assertion could not be further from the truth.

Celebrate Greenpeace's Anniversary With an Oil Sands Protest

Tzeporah Berman | Posted 11.14.2011 | Canada
Tzeporah Berman

I awoke this morning to the stories of Kenyan parents trying frantically to douse the flames burning their children after yet another pipeline explosion. As I looked at those images, I thought about how this week is the 40th anniversary of Greenpeace and began to wonder how much of our work in the coming years will be rapid response to these disasters.

North Sea Oil Find Largest In 30 Years

CP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada Business

OSLO - Norway's Statoil received a huge boost in reserves when the company announced Tuesday that two previous North Sea oil discoveries are connected...

Gushing Oil Spills Drill Taxpayer Pockets

William Amos | Posted 07.29.2011 | Canada
William Amos

Offshore oil spills are Black Swan Events -- extremely hard-to-predict events that carry the risk of major impact. How much would it cost to clean up an Arctic offshore oil spill in Canada?