oil sands

News
Sep 26, 2011
An RCMP officer speaks to a protester in Ottawa on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at the anti-tar sands protest. Photo: Marco Vigliotti

Over 100 arrested at Ottawa protest

Marco Vigliotti
Dozens of protesters objecting to the federal government’s enthusiastic support for Alberta’s Tar Sands and the Keystone XL pipeline running from Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico were arrested Monday.
Event

Say no to the tar sands rally and sit-in

Sep 26, 2011
Centennial Flame, Parliament Hill Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 41.6592" N, 75° 41' 53.4984" W
Ontario CA
Join a historic action to oppose the tar sands. In a large peaceful protest, many will be risking arrest to tell the Harper government that we don’t support his reckless agenda.
Blog
Sep 22, 2011

The Keystone XL pipeline should not be built

Brian Topp
We could be living in a smart market economy. And then there's the dumb market economy we're living in instead ... increasingly, courtesy of the Harper government. Exhibit A: the Keystone XL pipeline.
Columnists
Aug 24, 2011

Opposition to Keystone XL pipeline grows

More than 2,100 people say they'll risk arrest opposing the Keystone XL pipeline project, designed to carry heavy crude oil from the tar sands of Alberta to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

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