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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

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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

Chippewas of the Thames consider legal injunction to stop Enbridge's Line 9

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The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation (COTTFN) is seriously considering filing for an immediate injunction against Enbridge's Line 9.

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Interview: Gordon Laxer on Big Oil, Rachel Notley and a greener future

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When Rachel Notley's NDP came to power last spring in Alberta, Gordon Laxer's book, After the Sands: Energy and Ecological Security for Canadians, on ecological renewal and Canadian petro-politics was already at the publisher. And so, he was given a week to do some major rewriting because he had not foreseen this political earthquake in the making.

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| April 11, 2016
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| April 9, 2016
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Supreme Court challenge to Line 9 pipeline by First Nation

March 30, 2016
| Myeengun Henry talks about the Supreme Court challenge to the Line 9 tar sands pipeline by Chippewas of the Thames First Nation.
Length: 28:22 minutes (25.97 MB)

Youth-led environmental movement seeks climate justice in Canada

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This weekend in Edmonton, A.B., over 500 people from diverse backgrounds will come together to build a movement for climate and environmental justice. The youth-led gathering is called PowerShift Alberta and highlights the importance of engaging young people in discussions and plans for combatting climate change.

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