Will oilsands tar Winter Games?
(The Edmonton Journal – August 19, 2008) Canadian officials surveying the Beijing Olympics must be paying special attention to the myriad protests and criticisms — some overdrawn and overwrought — that have dogged China before and during the Games. If they are wise, our observers should fight the temptation to feel smugly superior. Learning from [...]
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A star NDP candidate in Vancouver, saying climate change means his two sons may never see polar bears in the wild, called Thursday for the shutdown of Alberta’s oilsands. “We have to do something to address the climate change crisis, we need to do so now,” said Michael Byers, the NDP candidate in the key [...]
Pipelines are lining up again to satisfy Asia’s growing thirst for Canadian crude oil. For Canadian oilsands producers, the door to the Far East is still closed. If one of two pipeline giants succeeds in building a line to Canada´s West Coast, that door will swing wide, opening Canadians to a new world of customers. [...]
Nukes for the tar sands, massive new hydro projects in BC & AB, natural gas pipelines, new coal plants & more! And if we don’t do this? Well, according to PNWER: blackouts, job losses and extreme price increases will occur! Be afraid, consume, and forget about everything else. This is to “help” stop climate change [...]
Click here to WATCH VIDEO The “Days of Action” began on September 28th and will continue indefinately. Support is needed in Regina and at the Red Pheasant First Nation. Forward this video to your contacts, associates and friends.
A glitch at Chevron’s Burnaby refinery Sunday left neighbours’ cars and sundecks coated in silica dust. Al Bianco, who lives several kilometers from the Willingdon Avenue site, said he awoke to find a thin, gritty layer of dust on his car. But Bianco’s more concerned that Chevron didn’t alert neighbours. (September 17, 2008 – Burnaby [...]