A still from "Bigfoot Family." Image credit: nWave Pictures
David J. Climenhaga | Whatever will the Alberta energy war room do when it learns about "Tin Star," the British TV crime drama about a U.K. cop transplanted to Alberta who ends up doing battle with an evil oil company?
Palm Springs sign. Image: Randy Heinitz/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Where's the commissioner of the inquiry into "anti-Alberta energy campaigns" when you need him? In Palm Springs, apparently.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces the launch of a public inquiry into foreign-funded anti-Alberta energy campaigns. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The voice of Alberta's oil industry, the $30-million "energy war room," stumbled out of the starting gate yesterday after a news conference graced by Premier Jason Kenney.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Ed Finn | Albertans should not be piling all the liability for their current malaise on the federal government and environmentalists. Their own political leaders should at least shoulder some of the blame.
Tar sands facility in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Image: kris krüg/Flickr
Dale Marshall | The oil and gas industry is putting great efforts into trying to convince the Canadian public that they are making strides to be more environmentally responsible. Don't buy it.
B.C. Green Leader Andrew Weaver. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | The leader of B.C.'s Green Party has no problem with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's "outrageous, completely ridiculous" claims. "It brings people to us. So keep it up!"
Land defence camp in Manitoba opposes the Line 3 tar sands pipeline
Scott Neigh | Geraldine McManus talks about the Spirit of the Buffalo Camp in rural Manitoba and about her opposition to the Line 3 tar sands pipeline.
David J. Climenhaga | On Tuesday, the president of Cenovus Energy Inc. called for temporary production cuts across the Canadian oil sector to push prices back up. It's all about supply and demand.
Aerial view of Alberta tar sands. Photo: Dru Oja Jay/Howl Arts Collective/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Last year's aggregate profit for five largest oilsands companies was within spitting distance of total revenues collected from all sources by the Alberta government.
Emily Johnston and Annette Klapstein in Leonard, Minnesota shutting down Enbridge line 4 and 67 tar sands pipelines. Photo: Valve Turners/Facebook
Brent Patterson | Climate activists in the U.S. and Canada are manually closing the emergency shut-off valves on oil pipelines in acts of non-violent civil disobedience.
A view of the eye of Hurricane Michael taken on Oct. 10, 2018 from the International Space Station currently orbiting Earth. Photo: NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center /Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | U.S. President Trump says the government is doing all it can for the victims of Hurricane Michael. By denying climate change, he is assuring many more storms and countless victims to come.
Photo by Brent Patterson.
Brent Patterson | Hearings begin today on the proposed Teck Resources Frontier tar sands mine that could produce at its peak 260,000 barrels of oil a day.