Oil Sands Protest

Oka Joins Oil Sands Protests

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

About 300 demonstrators gathered at Oka National Park on Saturday to protest against the expansion of oil sands production, and pipelines bringing ...

Climate Change Rallies Staged Across Canada

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Organizers say more than 130 protests against climate change were staged across Canada Saturday, with the largest gathering held in Vancouver where pa...

Oil Orgy and Canada's New Man in London

Miro Cernetig | Posted 12.14.2011 | Canada Politics
Miro Cernetig

Two oil sands protesters -- a man and a woman -- stripped down to their delicate under things and climbed atop a table at Lancaster House. The woman with underwear emblazoned with the maple leaf represented Canada. The man in Union Jack boxer shorts was Britain.

Oil Sands Protest: A War of Words, Not Violence

Bruce Cox | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada
Bruce Cox

Non-violent resistance, or civil disobedience, has been with us for centuries and has shaped the world in which we live today. Those who chose to risk arrest on Parliament Hill are not the extremists. They are the front line of a growing group of people prepared to engage in "the politics of ordinary people."

A Line in the Oil Sands

Rick J. Smith | Posted 11.29.2011 | Canada
Rick J. Smith

If you stroll by Parliament Hill today, or turn on the news, you're likely to see a large group of people protesting the tar sands. Some of these peop...