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Democracy Watch Calls for Ethics Inquiry into Chuck Strahl, Spy Watchdog and Enbridge Lobbyist
Democracy Watch is urging the ethics commissioner to formally investigate SIRC chair Chuck Strahl's illegal activities and conflicts of interest related to energy giant Enbridge.
Jan 21st, 2014
Canada's spy watchdogs should not be acting as lobbyists
Many are expressing outrage now that the public has become aware that Chuck Strahl is acting as a lobbyist for Enbridge, the company hoping to build a controversial oil pipeline...
Jan 17th, 2014
In light of Northern Gateway pipeline recommendation, Unist'ot'en blockade camp ups the ante
First Nations blockade camp standing in the path of Northern Gateway gets an influx of volunteer applications
Jan 6th, 2014
Lawsuits and massive civil disobedience to come, Enbridge pipeline opponents warn
Environmental groups say choices now include legal avenues, political campaigns and direct action.
Dec 20th, 2013
National Energy Board responds to questions on spying
The National Energy Board (NEB) responded in writing today to Ecojustice’s questions about its conduct in coordinating spying in conjunction with CSIS and the RCMP on anti-oil sands environmental...
Dec 14th, 2013
Kalamazoo activist could face federal charges for Enbridge pipeline protest
Chris Wahmhoff spent 10 hours inside Enbridge's Line 6B pipeline and is now facing up to three years in prison
Dec 12th, 2013
Damning statements in Forest Ethics Advocacy vs. Harper government, Enbridge, NEB case
Affadavits cite Canadian Charter of Human Rights violations, government favoritism towards Enbridge, and an application designed to deter participation.
Dec 4th, 2013
Federal "polluter pays" announcement for tanker spills on BC coast doesn't hold water
The release of a new federal report recommends improvements to Canada's tanker spill regime on the BC coast. Yet onlookers worry the recommendations aren't enough to hold industry accountable.
Dec 4th, 2013
Harper government's extensive spying on anti-oilsands groups revealed in FOIs
Independent federal agency, National Energy Board, directly coordinated effort between CSIS, the RCMP and private oil companies.
Nov 18th, 2013
UBC Students Prepare for Saturday's Climate Rally
UBC Forestry student Cohen Hocking takes hope from how quickly his parents changed their mind on climate and pipelines. "I'm hopeful that broad change can happen fast," he said.
Nov 14th, 2013