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Friday Sep 19, 2014 As people get ready for the what is hoped to be the largest climate march in history in New York City, it’s worth thinking back just over a decade. Remember when free trade deals were an issue that gripped the country, were debated left and right, and elections were even won or lost over them.... read more »
Nikki Skuce
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Thursday Sep 18, 2014 In the last days of summer, Canadians were shocked by the worst environmental catastrophe in Canadian mining history. On August 4 over 17 million cubic meters -- equivalent to about 2000 Olympic size swimming pools -- of toxic mining waste spewed into the Hazeltine River and into Quesnel Lake, which are spawning destinations for Wild Sockeye salmon. The culprit?... read more »
Melyssa Desilles
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Friday Sep 12, 2014 “This would not be something that would be a significant concern to us,” responded Jim Karas, a senior officer at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), when asked by a CBS reporter why his agency issued an under-the-table permit allowing   oil trains to roll into a Kinder Morgan railyard ... read more »
Ethan Buckner
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Monday Sep 8, 2014 When you think of peat moss a number of things may come to mind: gardening, compost, that green fuzzy looking stuff on rocks, or (if you're like me) scotch.... read more »
Melyssa Desilles
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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014 It seems like every time you turn on the TV anywhere in Canada you see Economic Action Plan ads talking about "Responsible Resource Development." With the recent Mount Polley mine disaster in British Columbia and the recent ... read more »
Ben West
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Tuesday Aug 19, 2014 
If an oil company wanted to build a pipeline through your community should it be able to access your neighbourhood park without permission from the city government to impose land surveys and test drilling? How about your private property?... read more »
Sven Biggs
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Thursday Aug 7, 2014 The Sacred Headwaters: Beautiful and rich with culture and wildlife; Safe from oil and gas; Threatened by mining.... read more »
Melyssa Desilles
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Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 Today after months of study and, unfortunately, time spent listening to the oil industry, President Obama proposed weak new standards for oil trains. How weak? Well, they give the oil industry a license to continue threatening the safety of millions of Americans with hazardous, flammable oil trains.... read more »
Matt Krogh
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Monday Jul 7, 2014 It’s been really sad to watch as pipeline proponents have exploited the public’s fear of oil by rail, as a result of the horrible tragedy in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. It is definitely having an impact. As an anti-pipeline campaigner I find myself being asked the same question over and over these days, “Yes, but what about the exploding trains, aren’t pipelines safer?”... read more »
Ben West
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Thursday Jul 3, 2014 Last weekend, I traveled further north than I’d ever been in my life, to Fort McMurray, Alberta for th... read more »
Ethan Buckner

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