Earlier today, the nations of Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Coldwater Indian First Nations held a joint press conference to announce new legal action against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and the federal government.
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During Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's tour stop in Fredericton, Grand Chief Ron Tremblay and Council of Canadians New Brunswick Energy East campaigner Mark D'Arcy asked him hard hitting questions on UNDRIP and Energy East.
As expected, BC Liberal government of Christy Clark approves Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline, amidst of a push in favor of natural gas fracking and the Site C megaproject. What do these have in common: destruction, inequality and trampling indigenous rights.
The federal government just appointed 3 new NEB board members to take on the Energy East hearings. We can expect news on the hearing soon.
The Trudeau Government has a critical choice to make that will define the rest of its tenure: approve pipelines and side with Big Oil, or reject pipelines and side with communities and coast protectors.
Minister McKenna was greeted by protesters opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline and calling for climate leadership
Youth civil disobedience on Parliament hill calling on Trudeau to reject Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline and young workers turning their back toTrudeau.
As we write this, more than 200,000 litres of heavy oil mixed with diluents is flowing uncontrollably down the North Saskatchewan River. It has already forced three cities to close their drinking water intakes and is impacting First Nations in Treaty 6 territory. Prince Albert plans to restrict water use for up to two months and has been forced to draw water from the South Saskatchewan river 30 kilometres away — a river that is already over-extracted.
Major Husky energy oil spill in the North Saskatchewan River on July 21st and the closure of drinking water intakes for the cities North Battleford and Prince Albert.
This blog is a reproduction of The Council of Canadians' submission to the Government of Canada's Climate Consultation focusing on publicly owned and community owned renewable energy as well as the threats of free trade agreements to climate action.