Newspaper pages. Image credit: AbsolutVision/Unsplash
Robert Hackett, Hanna Araza | Canada's news media, like its economy, are historically and culturally linked to extractivism.
Person stands in front of display of newspaper broadsheets. Image credit: Jason Franson/ Postmedia via Capital Ideas Edmonton/Flickr
Robert Hackett, Hanna Araza | If Canadians want a conversation about energy and climate policy undistorted by big oil's outsized influence, newspapers still matter.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Chris Schwarz/Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Alberta's management of its economy is nothing short of a disaster -- something to keep in mind as Kenney and his followers push for maintaining the pro-corporate model in the post-pandemic order.
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David Suzuki | We have little time to get emissions under control before we lock in so much CO2 and other greenhouse gases that temperatures will rise to catastrophic levels. Even the oil companies know this.
Helicopter of view of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec
Victoria Fenner | Author Bruce Campbell weaves a skillful narrative about how policy failure devastated lives in a tragic story of big oil, deregulation and free market ideology.
Justin Trudeau speaks with media at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Linda McQuaig | How can something be in the national interest when it would significantly contribute to the destruction of the very planet that sustains us?
Linda McQuaig | With key Sanders and Corbyn acolytes attending the Ottawa annual conference, there is a chance to get a jump on Trudeau when it comes to fossil fuel use
When it comes to listing countries on the basis of the social services they provide to citizens compared to the subsidies they heap on corporations, Canada doesn’t fare well. Photo: Zhu
Ed Finn | If the national income were more equitably allocated –- as it is in truly progressive countries –- much of the prevailing social distress in Canada could be alleviated.
Hurricane Sandy from New Jersey Pier. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Penney Kome | Like Norway, NYC divests from oil stock and also sues five oil companies for damages.
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Linda McQuaig | In an age when control over energy shapes global politics and the fate of the world, why wouldn't Canadians be happy to leave our energy in the hands of Trump's Washington and Big Oil?
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Musicians are rallying with the land and water protectors at Standing Rock to pressure oil billionaire Kelcy Warren, CEO of Energy Transfer Partners, which owns the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Chapter activist Dr. Paula Tippet speaks to the NEB panel and Energy East repres
Robin Tress | We hope these five lessons will help make your intervention at the National Energy Board (NEB) hearings into the Energy East pipeline effective and empowering.