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March 4, 2015

The Committee for Future Generations receives our Activist of the Year award in Saskatoon.

The Council of Canadians has been opposing a high-level nuclear waste dump in Saskatchewan since 2011.

March 4, 2015

Barlow speaks against the Raven coal mine, September 2011.

The Council of Canadians Comox Valley chapter has been opposing the Raven coal mine for almost five years.

March 3, 2015

Today is the final day the National Energy Board (NEB) is receiving applications to participate in  TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline project review. As I write this, close to 1700 applications have been submitted. From impacted landowners, farmers, First Nations and Indigenous organizations, to municipalities and provincial governments along the route, special interest groups, NGOs, and more.

The Council of Canadians has been heavily mobilizing on a number of levels around the NEB.

Let me first affirm, the NEB review is a broken process.

March 3, 2015
Maude Barlow, Anna Maria Tremonti.
Maude Barlow, Anna Maria Tremonti

Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow was on CBC Radio's The Current this morning.

March 3, 2015

This is an open letter to the National Energy Board to ask to extend their 30-day application period for the proposed Energy East project by another 30 days.

Troubling information has been brought forward by a growing number of residents of Red Head, New Brunswick. This small community of approximately 500 residents is just east of Saint John and situated right beside the Bay of Fundy. Red Head is the final destination for the 4400-km export pipeline from Alberta tar sands, where it will be delivered to a proposed 18-tank storage facility ("tank farm"), and a marine terminal for oil supertankers.

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