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Public not convinced of pipeline benefits, government surveys find

Natural Resources Canada, which commissioned the two studies at a combined cost of almost $255,000, has spent more than $30 million on resource industry advertising over the last three years, with millions more budgeted this year.

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Activism

Canadian corporation plans tar sands strip mining in Trinidad and Tobago

By Macdonald Stainsby, April 11, 2014. Source: Upside Down World

‘Mining tar sand will destroy Govt’ read the headline in April of 2012. The statement was made to Trinidad and Tobago’s Express newspaper by well-known environmental campaigner Dr. 2,776 more words

Climate Change

Political Rifts Slow U.S. Effort on Climate Laws

By CORAL DAVENPORT   APRIL 14, 2014

“Experts also note that a shift at the national level could come as more states enact climate change policies. Currently California and several Northeastern states, including New York, have enacted state-level programs to force carbon polluters to pay to pollute. 61 more words

Danger! Crude-by-Rail

Montreals protest against pipelines and Tar Sands expansions

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On Friday, April 11th, indigenous and environmental groups were outside the Marriott hotel in Montreal to protest the presence of Canada’s new Minister of Environmental Resources, Greg Rickford. 24 more words

Which Side spoke with Matt Almonte

Podcast April 14, 2014

Which Side spoke with Matt Almonte of the KXL Tar Sands Blockade.
They discussed the blockade, collective living, veganism, jail, and much more. 161 more words

Pipeline

Take action to stop the Energy East pipeline!

April 15, 2014. Source: Idle No More

Last year, TransCanada announced their intention to build a 4,500 km pipeline from the tar sands in Alberta, already devastating many Indigenous communities, to New Brunswick, where communities like Elsipogtog had to fight to stop dangerous fracking last year. 260 more words

Climate Change

Canada needs to get serious about climate change: Editorial

Canada needs to get serious about climate change: Editorial – Toronto Star

Latest UN report on climate change challenges the Canadian government to adopt policies, including a carbon tax, that reflect the gravity of the threat we face.

Environment