Environment

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Connie Sorio
Hungry for change: Today I fast for the planet | Feb 28 2015 | Connie Sorio | Today, February 28, I am fasting because I am hungry for change. Today I consider my fast both a political and spiritual action.
Protests disrupt Kinder Morgan pipeline drilling attempt | Feb 27 2015 | Leila Darwish | For the last three days, concerned community members have been protesting Kinder Morgan contractors who are attempting yet again to do test drilling for their dirty tar sands pipeline.
Photo: circulating/flickr
Extreme weather alert: Climate change is real | Feb 26 2015 | Amy Goodman | Meteorologists, especially those on the television news programs, have a duty to state the cold, hard facts: Climate change is real, it is a planetary threat, and there is plenty we can do about it.
Photo: McBeth/flickr
The early and fatal undermining of TransLink | Feb 26 2015 | Marvin Shaffer | The upcoming referendum isn't the first but rather the culmination of a two-decade, tragically effective, bipartisan effort to prevent TransLink from doing what it was originally set up to do.
Barack Obama
Obama to Alberta on Keystone XL: Yes! The answer is still No! | Feb 24 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The Republican-dominated Congress can pass all the bills it wants, but under the U.S. Constitution, the president of the United States has a veto, and Barack Obama intends to use his to stop KXL.
Photo: cesar harada/flickr
We have to stop filling and killing the oceans with plastic | Feb 24 2015 | David Suzuki | Oceans and the life they support face numerous threats, from climate change to overfishing. Reducing the amount of plastic we dump into them is a challenge we can meet. Let's get on it.
Photo: . Shell/flickr
Harper announces major tax cut to spur LNG export terminals | Feb 23 2015 | Brent Patterson | The International Monetary Fund has stated that Canada's massive subsidization of the fossil fuel industry includes, in relation to natural gas, about $440 million in producer support.
Image: Reddit
The case for 'Yes' in Metro Vancouver's transit referendum | Feb 23 2015 | David Taub Bancroft | On the chances of a Yes vote for better public transit, this blogger is not optimistic, but he hopes to be proven wrong.
Understanding Vancouver's transportation referendum | Feb 22 2015 | Redeye Collective | In the middle of March, registered voters in Metro Vancouver will be asked to approve a 0.5 per cent increase to sales tax to fund improvements to the transportation infrastructure in the region.
200 wolves to be shot from helicopters in B.C. | Feb 22 2015 | Redeye Collective | The provincial government plans to kill 200 wolves this year in an attempt to protect dwindling caribou herds. Krista Roessingh says the real problem is habitat loss and human encroachment.
Photo: Flickr/Mark Klotz
RCMP sees 'anti-petroleum' movement as a threat | Feb 19 2015 | Brent Patterson | The RCMP has labelled the "anti-petroleum" movement as a growing threat to Canada's security, raising fears among environmentalists that they face increased surveillance, and possibly worse.
Photo: Christopher Porter/flickr
Low-carbon urban infrastructure: A view from Vancouver | Feb 18 2015 | Marc Lee | Marc Lee looks at Vancouver's Neighbourhood Energy Utility, a low-carbon district energy system that hits a sweet spot of clean energy, local control, and stable prices at competitive rates.

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Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...
RCMP call "anti-petroleum movement" a growing security threat jas said... Yes, this is more likely what the "anti-terrorism" bill is actually about. http://www....
Announcing Beat The Raid: New Source for Info on Anti-Pipelines Graffiti Raid and Repression NDPP said... Thank you to all that struggle and goodspeed to victory! in sol and res in
Megan Leslie Contender Adam T said... She's already one of the three deputy leaders. in
Cons reject heavy-truck sideguard bill Sineed said... I just drove the Windsor to Toronto corridor this past week and was heartened to see a lot of...
Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois donates G-G prize to group fighting TransCanada pipeline Unionist said... His prize was $25,000, and the total right now is $185,186 $204,298!! GND is my hero. He never sold...
The struggle for Burnaby Mountain epaulo13 said... Dramatic arrest of Kinder Morgan protesters met with defiance and pride (VIDEOS) Brigette DePape, a...
Conservative Cabinet to ratify Canada-China FIPA, with the Liberals cheering them on. Brachina said...  Biggest surprise about that vote is that there is still a Bloc ;p in
Mt. Polley mine disaster -- Imperial Metals tailings pond rupture kropotkin1951 said... I have been following the story on the Tyee since it broke. They have published many good in depth...
Heatwave! Mr.Tea said... Toronto is brutal today as well. Hudmid as can be and they say we could get thunderstorms later in

Events

Sault Ste. Marie
Sat, Mar 7, 2015
Seedy Saturday in Sault Ste. Marie
Ottawa
Sat, Mar 7, 2015
Ottawa Seedy Saturday 2015
Toronto
Tue, Mar 17, 2015
Can we draw a line in the tar sands?

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Sierra Club of Canada
Sad (police) state of affairs...
RCMP intelligence reports are suggesting Sierra (along with Greenpeace and Tides Canada) are contemplating unlawful activity around petroleum infrastructure.

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