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Jeb Bush calls for improved U.S.-Canada ties

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Presumed U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush issued a strong call for improved U.S.-Canada relations Wednesday during a speech in New Hampshire. 221 more words


Wynne in D.C.: I'm here to talk climate change, not oil pipelines

WASHINGTON – Ontario’s premier delivered the kind of message visiting Canadian politicians don’t often bring to the U.S. capital – and she quipped about it during a speech Tuesday. 699 more words


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This weekend saw (and is currently seeing) large kayak protests… 420 more words

Weekly Update

The Sierra Club is counting trains. No, really.

Sonomish County, Washington Sierra Club is counting trains. The North County Outlook reports the environmentalist group is conducting a Train Watch due to coal and oil transportation. 321 more words

Kids, Adults Gather In Watertown, S.D. For Presidential Visit

WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — President Barack Obama checks the 50th state off his list of places to visit with a planned commencement speech Friday in Watertown before about 700 tech school grads and their families. 576 more words


NDP’s win brings end of era in pipeline politics in Alberta

OTTAWA—Decades of petroleum politics went into the blender when NDP Leader Rachel Notley carried her party into power in Alberta with a majority government.

Notley readily embraced most of her new role as Alberta’s premier — all except the usual title of promoter-in-chief for the province’s oil industry. 1,148 more words


Socialists elected in Canada's oil patch? Alberta election gets noticed in U.S.

WATCH ABOVE: From a yoga teacher to several post-secondary students, the new NDP caucus is diverse. Shallima Maharaj speaks to the youngest new MLA.

WASHINGTON – One of the best-known anti-pipeline activists in the United States was busy refreshing her computer screen Tuesday night, enthusiastically seeking updates on a provincial election in Canada. 714 more words