Tar Sands

News
Aug 19, 2010
Organized and led by Indigenous people and welcome to everyone, roughly a 100 walkers trekked through a 13-kilometre loop that could be called the Ground Zero of Alberta's dirty oil industry. Photo: Jason Franson.

A healing walk around the tar sands dead zone

Rita Wong
I felt incapable of addressing the huge, overwhelming scale of the destruction. Yet, on this walk, the sick feeling co-existed with a quietly hopeful one, invoked by the efforts of my co-walkers.
Podcast
Aug 3, 2010
Redeye

Rethink Alberta

Redeye
A U.S. group has unveiled a billboard campaign urging Americans to reconsider their travel plans to Alberta because of the province's tar sands development.
News
Jun 30, 2010

It's official: Syncrude is a tar sands criminal

Mike Hudema and Sheila Muxlow
Charged and found guilty under Albertan and federal environmental laws, the oil giant will likely pay a nominal penalty for toxic tailing ponds that killed 1,600 migrating ducks.
Event

Picket against Enbridge Pipeline Canada Day

Jun 30, 2010
Olympic Village across the Science Centre at False Creek
Olympic Village across from the Science Centre at False Creek
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 14' 54.6828" N, 123° 6' 31.68" W
British Columbia CA
Picket against Enbridge Pipeline Canada Day at Olympic Village across from Science Center at False Creek, Vancouver.
Event

Toxic Tour of Toronto

Jun 23, 2010
Alexandra Park
Dundas and Bathurst
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 8.2872" N, 79° 24' 21.654" W
CA
On June 23, environmental justice organizers will be guiding a tour through Toronto to expose institutions most responsible for the environmental and social impacts of Canada’s extractive industries.

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