Forestethics

Pipeline Alternative: Oil Via Rail?

CP | Steven Chua, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A task force report has been handed in to the British Columbia and Alberta governments that examines the idea of transporting oilsands' cr...

A Northern Gateway to Conflict

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada Politics
Kenneth P. Green

The federal government might wish to consider the message it would send if it failed to uphold Enbridge's right to conduct lawful business in Canada, as approved by the National Energy Board, after extensive consultation and public involvement.

Harper's Sneaky NEB Act Revisions Violate Our Charter Rights

Tzeporah Berman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Tzeporah Berman

Foreign markets are buying up our resources, corporations are getting rich, and average Canadians are taking on all the risk. Unfortunately, Canada has a poor record of enforcement against oil companies, and prosecutes less than one per cent of environmental violations in the oil sands. Because of changes to the NEB Act last year, Canadians must do tremendous paperwork to have their voices heard, but some are fighting back.

Oil Sands Three-Quarters Foreign-Owned: Enviro Group

CP | Posted 05.10.2012 | Canada Business

An environmental group that has come under fire for its anti-oilsands work is pointing out how many of the benefits of Canada's energy industry flow o...

PM's Office Accused Of Calling Environmental Charity 'Enemy Of The State'

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2012 | Canada Politics

A former employee of an environmental group critical of a proposed oilsands pipeline says the Prime Minister's Office threatened a funding agency if i...