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Podcast
Feb 15, 2018
Image:  Wikipedia - Syncrude Mildred Lake Facility

NAFTA and Climate Change

Needs No Introduction
Gordon Laxer talks about NAFTA, the tar sands, and why a clause called The Proportionality Rule has always been bad for Canada. From a talk recorded in Vancouver on Tues. February 13, 2018.
News
Feb 13, 2018
Syncrude's Mildred Lake site, plant and tailings ponds Fort McMurray, Alberta. Photo: Wikipedia

NAFTA's mandatory energy exporting rule must go

Gordon Laxer
Big oil corporations can make any decisions they want regarding the amounts and kinds of oil exported from Canada for profit reasons, but Canada's governments are hamstrung from making such decisions.
Blog
Jan 30, 2018
Orca whale. Image: Gail Hampshire/Wikimedia Commons

Emergency order aims to protect resident orcas

David Suzuki
West Coast conservation groups, including the David Suzuki Foundation, are calling for an emergency order to protect Canada’s most endangered marine mammal: southern resident orcas, or killer whales.
Blog
Jan 18, 2018

KAIROS Canada's wish list for 2018

Cheryl McNamara
Always striving for extraordinary change, KAIROS expects bold new provincial and federal policies this year that will advance human and ecological rights.
Blog
Dec 20, 2017
Deepwater Horizon BOP extraction. Image: Deepwater Horizon Response/flickr

BP's dirty (huge) Nova Scotian secret

Andrea Harden-Donahue
BP, the company responsible for the Deepwater Horizon spill, wants to explore offshore drilling in Nova Scotia.

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