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Letter to Ontario Energy Board Opposing Energy East

To: The Ontario Energy Board
P.O. Box 2319
Toronto, ON, M4P 1E4

I am deeply concerned by TransCanada’s Energy East proposal to export tar sands oil through Ontario. 180 more words

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Is it time to ditch the Tar Sands economic plan?

Oil prices are at a five-year low, and that’s having some big impacts on the Canadian economy.

The Toronto Stock Exchange is plummeting in lock step with the fall in oil prices. 687 more words


As oil price threatens Conservatives, opposition has few new options

The fall in the global price of oil will only be a drop in the bucket compared to the other shifting economic factors likely to influence next year’s federal election, said several economists discussing the events of the past month. 1,217 more words


EU Energy Crisis Opens Door For Canadian Tar Sands Oil

Still struggling to come to terms with the energy crisis that it has caused by its meddling in the Ukraine/ Russia affair, the EU has now been forced into an embarrassing U-turn on the import of tar sands oil, as reported… 180 more words


Good News Fridays: The Impact Of Lower Gas And Oil Prices

So who are enjoying the lower gas prices?  I know many people are!  Gas prices in Alabama are now mostly below $3 a gallon for regular.   339 more words

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Rule #82: Mining Canada's tar sands

Canada has a shit-ton of oil buried within the oil sands of Alberta. The oil sands, however, are a particularly dirty form of oil and extracting it from the oil sands is more environmentally challenging than other methods of… 327 more words