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Andrea Harden-Donahue | The core premise of the oil to tidewater argument is that lack of pipeline access to tidewater is forcing tar sands crude to be sold at discounted rates. Here's the thing... it's totally wrong.
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Andrea Harden-Donahue | A new report provides details on the serious risks TransCanada's proposed Energy East pipeline presents to drinking water sources from along its 4,400-kilometre path from Alberta to New Brunswick.
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Brent Patterson | TransCanada has secured a permit to conduct seismic testing where the Energy East pipeline would cross the St. Lawrence River and is seeking a similar permit for the Ottawa River.
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Brent Patterson | Indigenous opposition is growing across Canada against the Energy East pipeline, which would pass through Mohawk territory including the Seigneury of the Lake of Two Mountains and the Outaouais River.
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Andrea Harden-Donahue | The long-anticipated first ministers' meeting in Vancouver to talk about a national climate plan made headlines all week, and there are distinct themes that emerged in the media coverage.
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Brian Jean
David J. Climenhaga | Some Alberta politicians seem to want to blame Quebec for low oil prices. Trouble is … it's the market, stupid!
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Brigette DePape | It was inspiring to see the Council of Canadians Winnipeg chapter and the Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition present to Winnipeg City Hall this week on the risks of the Energy East pipeline.
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Brent Patterson | Last week, the mayors of the 22 biggest cities in this country met and the Energy East pipeline was on the agenda. Where do the mayors stand on the issue?
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Brent Patterson | There is a growing wall of Indigenous opposition to the Energy East pipeline.
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Denis Coderre
David J. Climenhaga | Like all good zingers, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre's spoke to a profound truth about the conservative opposition in Alberta, especially the Wildrose Party.
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David Suzuki | National unity means steering onto a sustainable track and looking out for all Canadians. Building fossil fuel infrastructure and locking ourselves into a warming future isn’t the way to do it.
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Rachel Notley
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has made headway on the Energy East Pipeline, and that’s something that never happened under any species of conservative.