Losing friends fast: B.C. government officially opposes Kinder Morgan’s tar sands pipeline expansion

January 12, 2016By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured

Yesterday the Government of British Columbia announced that it was officially opposing the expansion of the Kinder Morgan TransMountain tar sands pipeline. The province pointed to the company’s failure to provide enough information to satisfy all 5 of the conditions that the government had laid out in order for them to formally support the project … Read More

High stakes – cleaning up after Harper

October 20, 2015By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured, News

Canadians couldn’t have been much clearer yesterday when they hit the polls in numbers that haven’t been see for decades: The Harper era is history after some ten years of Conservative rule led by outgoing Prime Minister, Stephen Harper. Elected with a decisive majority, Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada have been given … Read More

The Pipeline that Will Never be Built

June 18, 2014By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured, News

And so the battle lines have been drawn. On the one hand you have Canada’s federal government, ever eager to please Big Oil, which has just agreed to let Enbridge build its highly controversial $8 billion Northern Gateway pipeline from the toxic tar sands of Alberta to the rugged coast of British Colombia.