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Blog - July 24
Andrea Harden-Donahue | Trudeau and our federal government remain committed to its false narrative about the Kinder Morgan pipeline, jobs, and the economy. The good news? Resistance continues to thrive.
Blog - July 5
Brent Patterson | Kinder Morgan Canada is fined just $920 for four violations of the Water Sustainability Act. Meanwhile, more than 200 activists are facing criminal contempt charges and hefty fines for direct actions.
Blog - February 7
Traffic on 401 Highway in Toronto. Image: Danielle Scott/Wikimedia Commons
Andrea Harden-Donahue | Between 1990 and 2014 transportation pollution increased 42 per cent. Since transportation is the second largest source of climate pollution in Canada, reversing this trend is essential.
Blog - January 31
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Image: USEPA/Wikimedia Commons
Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians opposes the energy proportionality provision in NAFTA, highlights that entrenching Mexico's neo-liberal oil and gas laws in NAFTA would only worsen the climate crisis.
Blog - January 26
Drawings of Azzeddine Soufiane, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Aboubaker Thabti, Ibrahima Barry and Abdelkrim Hassane. Image: Melisse Watson and Syrus Marcus Ware
Rachel Small | #RememberJan29 was created as a forum to support people in building a web of common experience, connecting the public to the moment of the attack and to each other.
Blog - January 18
U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson meets with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland at the Global Affairs in Ottawa, Canada, on December 19, 2017. Photo: State Department Photo/Public Domain/Flickr
Brent Patterson | What's going on with the NAFTA talks? Has Canada changed its position? Brent Patterson breaks it down here.
Blog - November 8
Tax evasion graphic. Image: Mark Hatot/flickr
Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians calls for tax justice following Paradise Papers investigation.
Blog - October 25
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall. Image: Huskies Football/flickr
Brent Patterson | Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall promises to repeal bill that would allow government to sell off nearly half of Crown corporations without referendum.
Blog - October 17
Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump at the White House. Image: Foreign Leader Visits/Wikimedia Commons
Brent Patterson | Brent Patterson breaks down the status of the ongoing NAFTA talks.
Blog - October 6
Pipeline resistance. Image: Council of Canadians
Andrea Harden-Donahue | Today, let's celebrate the end of Energy East. Tomorrow, we wake up and continue the hard work to make sure all new tar sands pipelines are stopped.