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Tim Hortons drops Enbridge ads following Twit-storm
The power of social media was seen today when Tim Hortons bowed to public pressure to yank its Enbridge ads from screens in 1,500 locations
Jun 4th, 2015
Harper no-show as NDP pummels Duffy-Enbridge-PMO ties
For the third day of questioning, federal New Democrats hammered the Conservative government about why Prime Minister Stephen Harper was working so closely with now-suspended Senator Mike Duffy in...
Apr 29th, 2015
Was Duffy Enbridge's pipeline to Harper?
The senator's diary, hastily swiped with black-marker redactions, reveals that Duffy had teleconferences and exchanges with pipeline giant Enbridge—none of which were recorded with the federal...
Apr 27th, 2015
Enbridge dismisses allegations of impropriety with Duffy
Following a National Observer investigation that triggered questions in Parliament about Mike Duffy's relationship to Enbridge and Prime Minister Harper, the company responded on Friday by...
Apr 27th, 2015
Gov't emails reveal concerns over First Nation consultation on Enbridge Northern Gateway
A damning email obtained by a northern B.C. First Nation shows the federal government's own staff had serious concerns about the crown's consultation process with First Nations. “First Nations were...
Apr 23rd, 2015
"Kitimat" brings drama of Enbridge Northern Gateway plebiscite to life on stage
“Kitimat”, a play written by B.C. playwright Elaine Avila, takes the story of a northern B.C. town over 2,000 kilometres to Pomona College, an intellectual hub near Los Angeles. It’s a story...
Apr 7th, 2015
Enbridge racks up $264,000 in National Energy Board penalties this month
CALGARY — The National Energy Board has slapped pipeline builder Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) with $264,000 in penalties this month. Two penalties — each worth $100,000 — relate to work on its Line 3...
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Mar 20th, 2015
Sarah Harmer concert to raise funds for First Nations' fight against Enbridge
On March, 24, Juno-nominated singer/songwriter and activist Sarah Harmer will join Chris Brown of the Citizens Band for a performance at Vancouver's York Theatre. The concert is a benefit for...
Mar 17th, 2015
Artists shed new light on Enbridge, tar sands and environmental destruction
Lindy Sisson is one of four Vancouver artists featured here who are using their art to raise awareness about the oil pipelines.
Mar 10th, 2015
Bill C-51 could be the biggest bait and switch Canada has ever seen: opinion
Bill C-51 may end up being the biggest bait and switch in the history of Canada.
Feb 18th, 2015