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Report back: Rideau-Rockcliffe Stop the Pipeline Info Session

by Chantal Kipfer

On September 11, 2014, Ecology Ottawa held the Rideau-Rockcliffe Stop the Pipeline Info Session at the Richelieu Vanier Community Centre, one of many initiatives to mobilize citizens of the Ottawa region against the Energy East pipeline. 676 more words


Does Harper speak for us when it comes to climate change?

I won’t forget the time I was in the same room as Hillary Clinton: I shed so many tears.

It was June 2012, in Rio de Janeiro. 724 more words


Under Western Skies (Friday and Wrap-up)

Friday was the last day of the conference!

My favorite session/talk today was called “Oil Culture” and consisted of panelists going over the advertisement implications and communications angle behind the oil exploration in Canada. 358 more words


Under Western Skies (Thursday)

I didn’t make it to the conference on Wednesday because the TransCanada highway was closed for part of the day due to accidents (it was snowing a lot!). 476 more words


Huge Ponds Hold Tar Sands Sludge

On August 4, 2014, the catastrophic failure of a mining company’s dam in British Columbia, Canada, released over 2.5 billion gallons of contaminated water from a containment pond into the upper Fraser River watershed. 1,355 more words


Global Day of Action

Government leaders from across the globe will be meeting in New York City on September 23 for a one-day United Nations climate summit. The People’s Climate March… 471 more words


Crimson Nightmare - prologue

The 3 posts (parts 1, 2 & 3) following this prologue will look at a critical situation involving Canada and America and America’s increasingly desperate need for oil. 2,619 more words