Neil Young Oil Sands

Young Back On Stage To Fight Oilsands Development

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

Neil Young is once again holding a benefit concert for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN.) The concert, set for July 3 at Rexall Place in...

Neil Young Warns There Will Be 'Hell To Pay' At Anti-Keystone Protest

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Music

After making controversial comments last year in Washington, D.C. where he compared Fort McMurray to Hiroshima, Neil Young was in the U.S. capital aga...

When It Comes to the Environment, We're All Hypocrites

DeSmog Canada | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada Politics
DeSmog Canada

We live in a society where it is impossible to live a functional lifestyle and not consume products made from petro-chemicals every single day. As such, the notion that environmentalists -- such as Neil Young for example -- have no right to criticize oil sands developments, pipelines or fracking because they "choose" to heat their homes and drive cars is downright nonsensical.

CBC Is Reviewing Its Ethics Because, This Guy

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Business

CBC is looking at requiring freelancers to disclose their speaking fees amid questions about Rex Murphy's speeches on the oilsands, The Vancouver Obse...

14 Things We Learned From Neil Young's Anti-Oilsands Tour

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

Neil Young's Honour the Treaties tour has come to an end but not before it sparked some soul searching, and a lot of praise and rage. Those who dep...

'Trashed And Plundered'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Neil Young says he's very proud to be Canadian and doesn't want to see the country — in his words — "trashed and plundered" for oil money...

LOOK: The Oilsands Really Do Look Like Hiroshima

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

Neil Young's comparison of Fort McMurray and the oilsands to Hiroshima has stirred up plenty of criticism. But is it accurate? Judge for yourself....

Neil YoungTo Help Fund Anti-Oilsands Fight

CP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Music legend Neil Young is playing four concerts in his native Canada to benefit a northern Alberta aboriginal band fighting oilsands development in i...

When Neil Young Came To The Oilsands

Tim Moen | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Alberta
Tim Moen

A couple weeks ago I wanted to let my family and friends know what was going on in my life and I tweeted that I was going to be filming with Neil Young and Daryl Hannah in Fort McMurray. I was not prepared for the reaction. My phone was immediately blowing up with media requests to find out what was going on. Reaction from people commenting on social media in the community ranged from concern to rage over how Fort McMcMurray would be portrayed by these people who have a clear environmental agenda.

Radio Station Bans All Neil Young Songs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Neil Young can keep on talking in the free world, but Fort McMurray won't be listening.A local rock radio station stopped playi...

Young Ignored Much Of The Oilsands Reality

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

Neil Young only saw what he wanted to see when he visited Alberta's oilsands on his way to Washington D.C., where the rock star compared Fort McMurray...