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'We're serious about our economy. We want to make sure that it's self-sufficient and doesn't harm the environment—so it lasts forever.'
British Columbia's First Nations have fought the proposed Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline that...
Jul 31, 2014 | Read More
Environmental organizations that oppose tar sands expansion have become the subject of rigorous audits that could force some to shut their doors.
Story updated on Feb. 14 at 2:00 p.m. EDT to include comment from the Canada Revenue Agency. In...
Feb 14, 2014 | Read More
Prime Minister Stephen Harper on a tour of CO2 Solutions Inc., a Quebec company
The U.S. and Canada are going in opposite directions on CO2 emissions, data reveal, with possible implications for Obama's Keystone pipeline decision.
When Alberta Premier Alison Redford came to Washington this year to urge approval of the Keystone...
Oct 31, 2013 | Read More
Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Federal researchers are on the front line of Harper's alleged 'war on science' as the country's oil ambitions clash with its scientific agenda.
The government of Canada's official position on climate change is that it's real and requires an "...
Nov 27, 2012 | Read More
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty tours Essar Steel Algoma, which manufactures ste
Canada's clean economy has so far been spared the damaging effects of 'Dutch disease' caused by oil sands exports. How long can it last?
Canada's oil sands boom is pitting two Goliaths of its economy against each other—the oil sands...
Mar 22, 2012 | Read More
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Environmental groups in Canada say they are now operating within a culture of fear aimed at silencing legitimate democratic dissent.
As U.S. environmental groups renew their battle against the resurrected Keystone XL oil pipeline,...
Mar 1, 2012 | Read More
In Alberta and British Columbia, regional authories have passed regs to allow more intensive drilling. The result: a string of record-breaking fracks.
Early last year, deep in the forests of northern British Columbia, workers for Apache Corp....
Dec 28, 2011 | Read More
Tar sands mining at the edge of the Canadian boreal forest.
In the run-up to a key European vote Friday that could designate tar sands crude as dirtier, the UK has been secretly helping Canada fight the standard.
The UK government has been giving secret support at the very highest levels to Canada's campaign...
Nov 28, 2011 | Read More
Lambton coal-fired generating station in Ontario, Canada
Environment Minister Peter Kent said new regulations will force coal developers to reduce emissions to levels that are comparable to gas-fired plants
CALGARY, Alberta—Canada moved ahead on Friday with new regulations for cutting emissions from...
Aug 19, 2011 | Read More
Ed Stelmach, the Premier of Alberta
U.S. watchdogs fear the plan could tilt the State Department to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline
WASHINGTON—Any day now, the Alberta government is expected to release its final version of a long-...
Jul 21, 2011 | Read More