Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall’s tour of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick this week is a desperate attempt to save a failing project, says the Council of Canadians.
(Toronto/Ottawa) Today, during OceanaGold’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Toronto, company shareholders were asked to scrutinize company claims regarding supposed benefits for affected communities in El Salvador and the Philippines.
“Ontario’s climate plan brings some forward movement on a much needed energy shift and exploration of alternatives, but falls short on the pipeline file. Indeed, any climate plan that does not reject new pipelines on its territory should not and cannot be considered a climate plan,” says Daniel Cayley-Daoust, Energy and Climate Campaigner with the Council of Canadians.
In the wake of the final report from the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel (NLHFRP), the Council of Canadians is calling on the government to implement a permanent, province-wide ban on the controversial extraction technique.
The long-awaited Newfoundland and Labrador Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel (NLHFRP) report on fracking is expected to be released tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. (NT). Representatives of the Council of Canadians will be available for comment on the report, including Atlantic Regional Organizer Angela Giles and Ken Kavanagh from the St. John’s chapter of the Council of Canadians.
New Brunswick – A Nebraskan rancher is in New Brunswick with a warning about TransCanada’s pipeline promises.
The National Energy Board (NEB) will release its decision this afternoon on Kinder Morgan’s controversial Trans Mountain pipeline proposal, but the project faces an insurmountable wall of opposition, says the Council of Canadians.
The Energy East pipeline is our risk, their reward. That’s the message of a series of free town halls, hosted by the Council of Canadians, taking place from May 24 to 27 in Chipman, Belleisle Bay, Hampton and Saint John.
If the Trudeau government wants to regain public trust, the new process announced today must include an effective climate test and respect the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, says the Council of Canadians.
The Council of Canadians is available for comment on Statistics Canada’s new study on freshwater supply and demand in Canada expected to be released today at 8:30am ET.