Oil Sands Protests

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 Sands Opposition Comes From Unexpected Places

Diane Francis | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada
Diane Francis

Getting involved in opposition against the oil sands is simply a dirty trick against a competitor. But it's also more. The oil sands can supply the world with lots more oil, thus keeping prices lower than otherwise.

I Got Arrested For The First Time

Maude Barlow | Posted 11.26.2011 | Canada
Maude Barlow

I took a deep breath, stepped on the barrier and crossed over. We were on Parliament Hill to show our opposition to the extension of the Keystone Pipeline, which would take raw bitumen from the tar sands of Northern Alberta over prime farmland and the Ogallala Aquifer to a refinery in Texas.

Althia Raj

Ottawa Protesters Hope To Ramp Up Oil Sands Opposition

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 11.26.2011 | Canada

More than 100 people, including prominent activist Maude Barlow, were arrested on Parliament Hill Monday during a protest against the construction of ...

Margot Kidder Arrested In Oil Sands Protest

CP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Canadian actress Margot Kidder was among the latest slate of environmentalists to be arrested outside the White House on Tuesday, handcuf...