TAR SANDS ALBERTA

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Oilsands Take Another Hit

CALGARY - Suncor Energy (TSX:SU) announced Wednesday it was not going ahead with its troubled Voyageur oilsands upgrader projectSuncor chief executive Steve Williams said market conditions have change...
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Big Oil Is Gambling Our Future on End Pit Lakes

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.

Federal Budget Will Arrive Soaked in Oil

Canadians must accept the fact that we have at least another three years of oil ideologues holding the levers of power in Ottawa. The polls in B.C. that show Tory support has dropped 16 points are at least encouraging, showing that voters there aren't buying it. Let's hope that the rest of the country soon wakes up too.