Podcast
Image: Used with permission of the Fairy Creek blockaders
Scott Neigh | Carole Tootill and Joshua Wright talk about the Fairy Creek blockades, which are defending some of the last big-tree, old-growth forest on Vancouver Island from clear-cut logging.
Columnists
Office towers in downtown Houston. Photo: Roy Luck/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | The Texas-based company Kinder Morgan has the Canadian government doing its bidding, as it looks to expand its Trans Mountain pipeline.
Columnists
Woman holds sign at Vancouver Kinder Morgan protest. Photo: William Chen/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Justin Trudeau's bargain has always seemed full of holes, but perhaps it has taken the Kinder Morgan ultimatum to finally out it as the truly unworkable, fraudulent deal that it is.
Blog
Perfidious Pierre, villain of the National Energy Program, as the late prime minister is understood by all good Albertans to have been (Photo: Wikimedia Commons).
David J. Climenhaga | It's pretty hard to argue this situation isn't an example of the oil industry's continued domination of the Alberta government.
Blog
A now "rare" monarch butterfly photographed by the author's step-mother in early July. It is one from a greatly reduced North American population threatened with extinction due to the use of herbicides and climate change.
Thomas Woodley | Back in the 1970s, "citizen scientists" were engaged to track the migration of the monarch butterfly. Today "citizen scientists" are needed to save this formerly ubiquitous butterfly from extinction.
Blog
Photo: Justin Dolske/flickr
Yves Engler | The world's oceans are set to have more plastic than fish by 2050. Based on externalizing costs and privatizing profits, 21st-century capitalism is turning our seas into a plastic blob.
Blog
Image: Behind the Numbers
Bruce Campbell | Regulatory capture exists where regulation is routinely designed to benefit the private interest of the regulated industry at the expense of the public interest.
Columnists
Ole Hendrickson | Preventing monarch extinction will require active intervention by humans on a variety of fronts. It's an opportunity for those of us who believe that abundant nature enhances the quality of our lives.
Blog
Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians endorses the West Coast Environmental Law report calling for the changes to the Fisheries Act made under the Harper government to be immediately repealed.
Activist Toolkit
| Honduras needs to make sure that Castro Soto is able to identify the killers.
Blog
Photo: Council of Canadians blog
Brent Patterson | Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold has suspended work on its controversial Skouries mine after a year of confrontations with the Greek government that included permits being revoked and delayed.
Blog
Jen Halsall | From clean water to better job security, our bloggers bring an assortment of national resolutions. Now, Canada only needs the political willpower to stick to them.