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Canada's Far North Just Scored Two Major Conservation Wins

David R. Miller | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Impact
David R. Miller

Shell Canada has relinquished 30 oil and gas exploration permits that were the subject of a lawsuit launched by WWF-Canada. Now, after decades of struggle, nothing stands in the way of finally creating a National Marine Conservation Area in Lancaster Sound, with all the significant protection measures that includes.

Shell: We're Not Done With Oilsands

CP | Lauren Krugel | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Business

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alta. — The CEO of Royal Dutch Shell Plc says a decision to back away from its Carmon Creek oilsands project last month does n...

$7.4 Billion Loss For Shell After Cancelling Projects In Canada, Alaska

CP | Danica Kirka, The Assoicated Press | Posted 10.29.2016 | Canada Business

Excluding one-time items and fluctuations in the value of inventories, the company said profit dropped to $1.8 billion, from $5.8 billion a year earlier.

CEOs Of 10 Oil Giants Pledge Support For Global Climate Deal

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Business

STOCKHOLM -- The chief executives of 10 of the world's biggest oil and gas companies have pledged support for an "effective'' deal to fight global war...

Hundreds Of Albertans Weigh In On Climate Change Policy

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

The panel received close to 500 submissions.

Shell Sets Kitimat LNG Project For Review

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A $4-billion plan for a pipeline and liquefied natural gas export terminal by Shell Canada Ltd. for Kitimat, B.C., has been submitted to fe...

The Baffling Response to Arctic Climate Change Impacts

David Suzuki | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada
David Suzuki

With all we know about climate change and what's happening in the Arctic, you'd think our leaders would be marshalling resources to at least slow it down. Instead, industry and governments are eyeing new opportunities to mine Arctic fossil fuels.

Does Shell Decision Signal New Approach to Energy In B.C.?

Merran Smith | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Merran Smith

At a time when much of the focus on Canada's energy sector is on where we lag, it's important to applaud examples of strong leadership. That's what Shell Canada and the B.C. government showed Tuesday in walking away from a proposed coal bed methane development in a region of northwestern B.C. known as the Sacred Headwaters. One decision doesn't suggest a trend, but we're hopeful that Tuesday's news suggests a new approach to energy development in the province.

Alberta First Nation Want Shell Oilsands Hearing Adjourned

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - An Alberta First Nation want regulatory hearings on Shell's Jackpine oilsands mine expansion to be adjourned.The Athabasca Chip...

A Bad Week to Be a Big Polluter

Cameron Fenton | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Impact
Cameron Fenton

As I write this thousands of people are gathered in Victoria, B.C. risking arrest to send a clear message that Canada's west coast is united in opposition to the expansion of tar sands pipelines and tanker traffic. There is no one size-fits-all solution to environmental issues, but that's exactly what PowerShift is all about.

Big Oil Is Gambling Our Future on End Pit Lakes

Cameron Fenton | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada
Cameron Fenton

Tuesday morning I woke up, opened the paper and saw a full page spread on plans to create massive End Pit Lakes, a process that involved filling the massive, visible from space, open pit mines created by tar sands extraction in Northern Alberta with tailings and water.

Scientists Concerned About Shell's Oilsands Expansion

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Regulatory documents indicate federal scientists still have significant concerns over Shell's proposed Jackpine oilsands mine expansion eve...

Conditionally Approved!

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Business

EDMONTON - Regulators have conditionally approval the first proposal to pump greenhouse gas emissions from Alberta's oilsands deep into the ground.The...

Another New Pipeline In The Works For Western Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) said Tuesday it has been chosen by Shell Canada Ltd. to build, own and operate a $4-billion natural gas pipeli...

Oil Company To 'Shell' Out $1 Billion On Nova Scotia Oil

CBC | Posted 03.21.2012 | Canada Business

Shell Canada will spend almost $1 billion exploring Nova Scotia's offshore oil and gas deposits over the next six years. The Canada-Nova ...

Canada's Dirty and Dangerous Oil Sands

Ben Amunwa | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada
Ben Amunwa has a reputation for using just about anything to promote Canada's tar sands. This Monday it was my turn to get 'tarred' as the website's spokesperson Kathryn Marshall declared herself to be on "the very same page" as me. The assertion could not be further from the truth.

Ethical Oil? Climate Change Is Unethical and Prejudice Is Too

Cameron Fenton | Posted 10.06.2011 | Canada
Cameron Fenton

In an environment of obscured facts, prejudice, and generalization, the "Ethical Oil" campaign can work because it speaks to values like democracy, good jobs, pride, the rights of women and other things we hold dear.