Neil Young Oilsands

Neil Young Postpones Anti-Oilsands Show

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Alberta

No new date for the concert has been set.

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 Says Pipelines Are 'Scabs On Our Lives'

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.09.2015 | Canada Music

VANCOUVER - Music icon Neil Young says Canadians need to stand up for clean air, land and water by taking on big oil companies because issues involvin...

Neil Young Blasts Obama Over Fracking, Suggests Impeachment

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada Music

Neil Young touched on several topics yesterday during a 75-minute interview with Howard Stern that was highlighted by Young harshly criticizing Presid...

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...

How Albertans Really Feel About Neil Young's Oilsands Views

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

Neil Young's controversial remarks about the Alberta oilsands sparked much debate across the country, but a new poll has found most Albertans don't ne...

WATCH: Chretien Hints Neil Young Should Stick To Music, Says 'Oil Is Oil'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Politics

Jean Chretien apparently thinks Neil Young should stick to music. The former prime minister recently sat down with George Stroumboulopoulos and, in...

Another First Nation Fed Up With Oilsands Monitoring Program

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The First Nation that was the main focus of Neil Young's recent concert tour about Alberta's oilsands has withdrawn from a gove...

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...

Harper-Linked Group Launches Neil Young Attack Site

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

A controversial pro-oil pressure group has launched an attack site against Neil Young following the rocker’s recent tour criticizing the oilsands. ...

Idle No More? Neil Young Feuds With Ezra Levant Over Buses

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

Neil Young, Calgary Herald columnists and Sun Media's Ezra Levant are lobbing accusations of hypocrisy at each after the legendary singer's cross-Cana...

Ex-Tory MP's Surprising Stand On The Oilsands

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

A Conservative Fort McMurray MP who resigned from his position this month is wasting no time in denouncing the speed of oilsands development in the r...

Twitter Hilariously Hijacks #NeilYoungLies Hashtag

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

The backlash to Neil Young's anti-oilsands crusade now has a slogan Neil Young Lies, a website and a twitter feed which savages the singer's environme...

Celebs, Scientists Declare Support For Neil Young

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Music

CALGARY - More than 20 notable Canadians have penned a letter to support musician Neil Young following his concert tour to raise money for a First Nat...

Neil Young Accused Of Using His Fame To Advance False Story

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Neil Young got a taste of his own medicine on Sunday when he was criticized by Canada's Natural Resources Minister. In an interview with CTV's Ques...

Neil Young Dismisses Criticism: 'Like Water Off A Duck's Back'

CBC | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Music

Singer Neil Young says his controversial anti-oilsands tour has passed its $75,000 goal to raise money for a northern Alberta reserve's fight against...

Neil Young's Anti-Oilsands Tour Rolls Into An Angry Alberta

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada Music

CALGARY - Canadian rocker Neil Young says his Honour the Treaties tour has accomplished what it set out to do, surpassing its fundraising goal for a N...

What Klein Would Tell Neil Young? (NSFW)

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

The oilsands debate sparked by Neil Young is reaching a fevered pitch as the aging rocker gets ever closer to Alberta. And from the tone in social ...

Jim Cuddy: I Support Neil Young

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

Blue Rodeo singer Jim Cuddy issued a statement in support of Neil Young today after reports covered an interview he did with Saskatchewan-based Missin...

If The Treaties Are Broken, All Hell Will Break Loose: Neil Young

CBC | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

Neil Young, who has been touring across Canada with an anti-oilsands message, will be in Calgary this weekend. "If the treaties are broken, all hell...

'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...

Neil Young Warns Oilsands Will Look Like 'The Moon'

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

As Neil Young continues his Honour The Treaties tour, his opponents are attempting to poke holes in his beliefs regarding the Alberta oilsands develop...

'10 Reasons Neil Young Is Right About The Tar Sands'

Mike Hudema | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Alberta
Mike Hudema

To say that rock legend Neil Young has been making waves on his ACFN 'Honour the Treaties' tour would be an understatement. His comments about the horrors of the tar sands have made front-page headlines, set social media ablaze, and have brought out more than a few attacks mostly from stalwarts of the oil industry.

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 Young's Anti-Oilsands Tour Hits Winnipeg Amid Mounting Criticism

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Music

WINNIPEG - Rocker Neil Young took aim at the proposed Keystone XL pipeline Thursday on his concert tour condemning the Alberta oilsands, while energy ...