Tar Sands

Blog
Sep 14, 2009

Witnessing the tar sands

Emily Hunter
Today is the day I witnessed the oil sands project for myself. I began feeling sick as we drove up there, I think because I was stressed of what I was going to see.
Blog
Sep 10, 2009

Government defends the tar sands

Emily Hunter
Today, in my journey to the tar sands, I talked with people from the other side of the debate, pro-tar sands.
Blog
Sep 9, 2009

Eco-activist battles against the tar sands

Emily Hunter
Day three of my journey to the tar sands I devoted to talking with eco-activists in Edmonton. Environmentalists who believe change can happen and happen for the better with the oil problem in Alberta.
Blog
Sep 9, 2009

Even worse than Harper?

Blair Redlin
A Michael Ignatieff government might well be worse than Harper's. It's time to start calling out Ignatieff.
News
Sep 9, 2009

Tar czar: Ignatieff panders to Alberta's Big Oil

Derrick O'Keefe
So long, Green Shift. Ignatieff's so keen to win seats in Alberta, he’s willing to sabotage the fight against climate change. At least that’s what his recent tar sands boosterism would suggest.
Blog
Sep 8, 2009

Tar sands: Downplaying a mistake

Emily Hunter
Today I hit Calgary in my journey to the tar sands, the oil headquarters of Alberta. All the oil giants rest in this part of Albertan land -- Esso, Shell, Petro Canada.
Blog
Sep 7, 2009

Arriving in 'petro-land'

Emily Hunter
Three days after leaving Toronto, traveling eco-friendly by train, I've arrived in Alberta. The province many are calling a "petrostate."
Photos
Sep 2, 2009

Tar sands protest at Canada House in London

rabble staff
Clayton Thomas-Muller joined climate camp activists in London, taking a strong message against the tar sands to Canada House at Trafalgar Square. (Photo: Mike Russell)

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