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Using film to challenge the dubious economics of tar sands and fracking

November 16, 2016
| David Lavallee talks about his new documentary film, "To the Ends of the Earth."
Length: 28:42 minutes (26.28 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

Ecojustice: Using law to defend the environment

October 26, 2016
| Lawyers Dyna Tuytel and Barry Robinson of Ecojustice talk about their work on behalf of environmental organizations.
Length: 28:37 minutes (26.2 MB)
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| July 27, 2016
Tzeporah Berman
| July 18, 2016
Image: Flickr/Premier of Alberta
| June 7, 2016

Fort McMurray residents rally together as families, workers return to 'devastated' city

Photo: flickr/Premier of Alberta

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Heavy equipment mechanic and former miner Ken Smith was among the thousands of Fort McMurray residents back in the fire-ravaged city this week.

Smith, president of Unifor local 707A, represents 3,400 Suncor Energy employees who work at facilities just north of Fort McMurray.

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Disobedience: A film about the struggle to prevent climate catastrophe

May 9, 2016
| A new film by Kelly Nyks, director of Requiem for the American Dream, tells the story of four communities preparing for Break Free from Fossil Fuels actions in May 2016.
Length: 22:36 minutes (20.7 MB)

Suncor Energy ceases operations due to Fort McMurray fires

Photo credit: Dusty Lane Photography

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Alberta's wildfire has forced several Canadian oil and energy companies to scale back operations in and near Fort McMurray.

Suncor Energy, one of the affected companies, announced Wednesday its base plant -- located 25 km north of Fort McMurray -- had ceased operations due to safety concerns for employees. 

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April 29, 2016 |
Since spring of this year a small band of oil sands workers have come together to fight against the growing layoffs in the tar sands and to fight for a greener future.
| April 28, 2016
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