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Climate cover up, collusion and conflict of interest alleged in Keystone XL report release

Keystone XL State Department report controversy: "The best environmental report that money could buy."
Labrecque family still seeking answers about oil sands's health impact

Broken trust: Alberta family without answers about oil sands' health impact

When an Alberta mom met with an ear-throat-and-nose specialist in Grande Prairie about oil-sands emissions pollution, his advice stunned her.
Alain Labrecque says his family has suffered from nearby oil field emisssions

Oil field fumes so painful, Alberta families forced to move

Severe headaches, dizziness, rashes and loss of memory: all symptoms reported to a new hearing examining health effects of Alberta's rapidly expanding heavy oil industry.

Ethical Oil’s #IndianIgnorant tweet slammed as racist

Ethical Oil forced to apologize for this tweet.

MP Kennedy Stewart wants Burnaby to have its say on Kinder Morgan pipeline

MP warns that Kinder Morgan will be able to tear down houses once granted right of way to BC properties. Says NEB issued "snap call" for public participation.

Enbridge pipeline in Ontario approved without public hearing; critic calls NEB claim "ridiculous"

An Ontario-based pipeline landowner's association representative raised questions over National Energy Board's quiet approval of Enbridge Line 7 with no public hearing and little notification of the...

Kinder Morgan billionaire sees big fortunes in oil by train and tanker

Kinder Morgan CEO also taunts investors to sell his company's stock - “You sell, I buy"

"Aligning my donations with my values": Tar Sands Reporting Project

Harper has tethered our charities ... but I can still donate to progressive non-charities that honour my values ...

Public input on Kinder Morgan hearings will be 'restricted', critics argue

A new online application form launched this week by the National Energy Board is not easing critics’ concerns that the regulator’s public hearing process for reviewing oil pipelines has become “...

Tar Sands Reporting Project inched past $50K If we reach $60K we can afford to make the film.

The Tar Sands Reporting Project is closing in on our stretch goal of $60,000 to film a documentary but we only have a critical 1 day left.