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Site C opponents raise a paddle against dam project

July 18, 2016
| On July 9, thousands of people grabbed a paddle to oppose B.C. Hydro's Site C dam. The dam will flood thousands of hectares of prime agricultural land, much of it within Treaty 8 territory.
Length: 19:01 minutes (17.42 MB)

Grassy Narrows demands cleanup of mercury in lakes and rivers

July 12, 2016
| Judy Da Silva says mercury dumped into the waterways nearly 60 years ago must be cleaned up. She says Premier Wynne is using scare tactics when she says cleanup will make the situation worse.
Length: 14:26 minutes (13.23 MB)
| July 6, 2016

Federal court overturns Northern Gateway pipeline approval

Photo: flickr/Chris Yakimov

The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned approval of Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline after finding that the federal government failed to consult with First Nations communities whose rights would have been affected by the proposed pipeline.

"Canada failed to make reasonable efforts to inform and consult. It fell well short of the mark," the ruling said. The Court ruled in favour of the eight First Nations, four environmental organizations and one union, Unifor.



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TPP opens Canada up to lawsuits over public policy

June 27, 2016
| Canada is already the most sued developed country in the world. The Trans-Pacific Partnership will open Canada up to yet more lawsuits over its environmental and resource management policies.
Length: 15:59 minutes (14.65 MB)
| June 22, 2016
Green Majority Radio

Shell's oily shell game

June 13, 2016
| Why you aren't hearing about most of the oil spills happening in the world.
Length: 54:08 minutes (61.96 MB)
Image: Wikimedia Commons
| June 10, 2016
| June 4, 2016
Green Majority Radio

Regeneration gap: Is the environmental movement winning?

May 30, 2016
| A generational gap in conservative thought appears to be opening with new right wing leaders beginning to accept climate science.
Length: 53:22 minutes (61.08 MB)
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