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Senator's speech praising "green" Fort McMurray goes viral

Senator praises Fort McMurray as an urban and environmentally conscious community.

At Convergence 2014: Protecting Our Sacred Waters march, Grand Chief says Harper may delay pipeline decision

The First Nation leader urged people to show up in front of the CBC building at 6 p.m. on the day of the decision.

"So, where in God's name is public health?" doctor asks, as toxic mercury levels in tarsands revealed

Study reviewed and published in Environmental Science and Technology journal suggests oil sands are "source of airborne (mercury) emissions to local landscapes and water bodies."

A life cut short in Fort McMurray raises questions about cancer rates near oil sands

"I said to her, 'did you enjoy your life?' She said, 'Yeah, I did. I did enjoy my life, but I got robbed.’”

Bob Rae calls treaties the "trillion dollar exchange" that created two worlds we must now bridge

"We have two worlds. We have two narratives. We have two understandings. And we have these gaps."

Desmond Tutu calls tar sands the product of "negligence and greed"

"The oil sands are emblematic of an era that must end".

Koch brothers' Canadian company moves to exploit oil sands gold rush

Fort McKoch? Construction of in situ facility planned next to Dunkirk River for 2016.

Kinder Morgan oil spill volume from 2013 was quadruple the reported amount

“There's been more oil spilled than [Kinder Morgan] is saying,” pipeline critic David Ellis said last November. He was right.

Citizens unleash constitutional challenge against Kinder Morgan NEB pipeline review

“We’re here in defence of the public’s right to speak about matters that affect them now and in the years to come.”
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Pro-oil ‘citizens group’ flip flops on its robo-calling of BC voters

British Columbians for Prosperity admits to polling about resource development and how people will vote federally.