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Timeline: Burnaby Mountain pipeline protests | Nov 26 2014 | Christina Gray | Protests against Kinder Morgan's pipeline continue on Burnaby Mountain. Here are some of the NEB and court decisions that have sparked the resistance, starting in December of 2013.
The as-yet unfinished exhibit area that the host country has built in Lima to ho
The pressure is on: Will COP 20 produce a new climate agreement? | Nov 26 2014 | Stephen Leahy | This December, 195 nations plus the European Union will meet in Lima for two weeks for the crucial UN Conference of the Parties on Climate Change, known as COP 20.
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Tracking the distributional impacts of B.C.'s carbon tax | Nov 26 2014 | Marc Lee | Because lower-income groups spend a greater share of their income on energy, any carbon tax is regressive. But that regressivity depends on what you do with the revenues, and can be compensated.
'No jobs on a dead planet': The Battle of Burnaby Mountain in British Columbia | Nov 26 2014 | Roger Annis | Land defenders, aboriginal peoples and trade union and climate activists unite to stop tar sands pipeline
Wynne and Couillard announce their conditions on the Energy East pipeline. Photo
Win! Ontario government strengthens position on Energy East pipeline | Nov 25 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is pleased that Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne has agreed with the Quebec government on stringent conditions for the proposed Energy East pipeline project.
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Tar sands pipeline politics -- now it's Energy East | Nov 25 2014 | Ole Hendrickson | TransCanada is pushing its Energy East pipeline, which would convert the Canadian Mainline pipeline to carry diluted tar sands bitumen to Eastern Canada. But are provincial governments on board?
Popping Canada's Carbon Bubble
Why we want to pop Canada's carbon bubble | Nov 25 2014 | Keith Brooks | On November 27, 6 p.m., Environmental Defence and the Pembina Institute are hosting a free public talk about Canada's carbon bubble. Come join us.
Photo: Robert Linsdell/flickr
Clean drinking water should be a human right in Canada | Nov 25 2014 | David Suzuki | Shoal Lake 40 First Nation sits on Winnipeg's main drinking water supply, but the community has been on a boil-water advisory for decades. This is a national shame and must be resolved immediately.
Canadian Youth Delegation Open Letter to Government // Lettre ouverte au gouvernement canadien | Nov 25 2014 | Aleah Loney, Alex Cool-Fergus, Brenna Owen, Bronwen Tucker, Katie Perfitt, Kelsey Mech, Megan Van Buskirk | This open letter by the CYD has been signed by over sixty environmental non-profits, labour groups, and youth organizations, calling on the Government of Canada to take action on climate change.
Photo: Paulina Otylia
Can a First Nations-led movement stop Big Oil? | Nov 24 2014 | Andrea Palframan | From Haida Gwaii to Nelson, Kitsilano to Kitgaatla, B.C's creative, tough, and committed culture is coming out in full force to fight Enbridge.
Dene block road in Saskatchewan to stop oil companies | Nov 24 2014 | Brent Patterson | A group of northern trappers is blocking a road near LaLoche, Saskatchewan to prevent oil companies' access to exploration camps north of that point.
Image: Flickr/Mark Klotz
Kinder Morgan is pushing the limits of peaceful protest | Nov 24 2014 | Chris Shaw | The protest against Kinder Morgan's pipeline spilled over into civil disobedience this week. Has Kinder Morgan and government complicity opened the door to more radical resistance?

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TransCanada whistleblower Evan Vokes' eye-opening speech
"I told them in no uncertain terms to go f**k themselves because what they were doing was blatantly unsafe and illegal."

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