Neil Young

Cool Rock Star Cars, Yachts, Planes, Trains And Unledded Zeppelins

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada Music

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson has literally flown his group around the world as a licensed pilot. But now the singer is branching out by investin...

Why Neil Young Used 200,000 Of His LPs To 'Make A Barn Roof'

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Music

Neil Young has done a lot with his albums over the course of his career. But perhaps one of the most creative uses Young revealed for his albums was l...

Joshua Ostroff

Daryl Hannah: 'Harper Has Changed National Character of Canada' | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada Politics

Daryl Hannah hasn't made much of a splash in film lately, focusing her efforts instead on environmental activism, specifically in fighting the Keyston...

Pete Seeger: "From Way Up Here the Earth Looks Very Small"

David Suzuki | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada
David Suzuki

Pete Seeger, who died January 27 at the age of 94, inspired generations of political and environmental activists with songs. Like me, he was inspired by Rachel Carson's 1962 book Silent Spring to become a strong defender of the environment as well as human rights.

Hazardous Air Pollutants Are Much Closer Than You Think

University of Toronto News | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada
University of Toronto News

A new comprehensive modelling assessment of contamination in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region indicates that officially reported emissions of certain hi...

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...

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...

Why You Should Listen to What Artists Say About the Oilsands

Frank Horvat | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Music
Frank Horvat

Maybe we do need the voices of artists after all. Artists do have a history of seeing things before they become the norm in our society. Or, perhaps they are brave enough not to hide from distressing truths. Look at Joni Mitchell's Big Yellow Taxi from 1970. That song feels so peppy and fun in tone but its message was ahead of its time.

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...

LOOK: Celebs, Authors Rush To Support Neil Young

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

The list of celebrities who officially back Neil Young's fight against the oilsands just got much longer. Actress Neve Campbell, The Tragically Hip...

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 ag...

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...

Fort McMurray Residents Show Neil Young Their 'Hiroshima'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Seema Dhawan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Neil Young's criticism of the oilsands has hit a nerve with many Albertans, and some are taking to social media to give the rock star a piece of their...

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...

'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.

Neil Young-Backed First Nations Files Lawsuit

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A northern Alberta aboriginal band has filed documents asking the Federal Court to overturn the approval of Shell's mammoth Jackpine oilsan...

LOOK: The Oilsands Really Do Look Like Hiroshima

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | 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....