Last week, the Yukon Court of Appeal heard arguments about the future of the massive Peel River watershed, and about the meaning and application of modern aboriginal treaties. Will this land be mostly protected from development, as the planning commission decided after extensive aboriginal consultation? Or will it mostly be used for resource extraction, as the Yukon government wants? So soon after the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will First Nations interests again be sacrificed for the economic gain of others?
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's offshore regulator is investigating the leak of 6,000 litres of crude oil from the Hibernia platform — one of the largest spills recorded in the region s...
An oil refinery in Burnaby says it has been forced to receive oil by rail and by truck because the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline isn’t able to meet demand. Up to 35,000 barrels of crude oil c...
Our growing thirst for energy means today's projects dwarf most past endeavors. The Hoover Dam cost $49 million in 1936. Adjusted for inflation, that'
Industry analysts say B.C. gas prices will jump this weekend as part of the fallout of Monday's explosion and fire at a major Chevron refinery in California. The fire fouled the air in Richmond, CA,...
QUITO, Ecuador - Plaintiffs who won a US$18 billion pollution judgment against Chevron Corp. in Ecuador say they've begun their campaign to collect the money, filing suit against the company in Canada...
In an environment of obscured facts, prejudice, and generalization, the "Ethical Oil" campaign can work because it speaks to values like democracy, good jobs, pride, the rights of women and other things we hold dear.