In electing Jason Kenney and his United Conservative Party, Albertans have given themselves a fake populist government, one that is working on behalf of powerful oil interests rather than the people.
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The oil and gas industry is putting great efforts into trying to convince the Canadian public that they are making strides to be more environmentally responsible. Don't buy it.
Expanding oilsands production, offshore drilling, fracked natural gas and pipelines keep us on a path detrimental to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and to the future of all people.
U.S. President Trump says the government is doing all it can for the victims of Hurricane Michael. By denying climate change, he is assuring many more storms and countless victims to come.
The latest UN report on climate change highlights a deepening credibility gap between the Trudeau government's climate spin and its actual record.
The approval of LNG Canada, a $40-billion fracked gas project, gives the green light to a very thirsty industry that will abuse even more water at a time when water supplies are unpredictable.
We must collectively resist BP's drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Nova Scotia.
A new report by Amnesty International raises the alarm over increased risks to Indigenous women in the Peace River region. Craig Benjamin says violence is so pervasive it has become normalized.
From 2000 to 2015 the supply of Alberta oil increased by 400 per cent. Now with fracked U.S. oil flowing, the bitumen sands investments are being mothballed, and more than oil royalties are at stake.
It's clear that fracking causes earthquakes. So why do we have voluntary corporate guidelines in place instead of proper regulations?