The Texas-based company Kinder Morgan has the Canadian government doing its bidding, as it looks to expand its Trans Mountain pipeline.
Justin Trudeau's bargain has always seemed full of holes, but perhaps it has taken the Kinder Morgan ultimatum to finally out it as the truly unworkable, fraudulent deal that it is.
David J. Climenhaga
It's pretty hard to argue this situation isn't an example of the oil industry's continued domination of the Alberta government.
Back in the 1970s, "citizen scientists" were engaged to track the migration of the monarch butterfly. Today "citizen scientists" are needed to save this formerly ubiquitous butterfly from extinction.
The world's oceans are set to have more plastic than fish by 2050. Based on externalizing costs and privatizing profits, 21st-century capitalism is turning our seas into a plastic blob.
Regulatory capture exists where regulation is routinely designed to benefit the private interest of the regulated industry at the expense of the public interest.
Preventing monarch extinction will require active intervention by humans on a variety of fronts. It's an opportunity for those of us who believe that abundant nature enhances the quality of our lives.
The Council of Canadians endorses the West Coast Environmental Law report calling for the changes to the Fisheries Act made under the Harper government to be immediately repealed.
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Honduras needs to make sure that Castro Soto is able to identify the killers.
Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold has suspended work on its controversial Skouries mine after a year of confrontations with the Greek government that included permits being revoked and delayed.