The Council of Canadians has joined with numerous others to call on the Trudeau government to halt the National Energy Board (NEB) reviews of the TransCanada Energy East pipeline and the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline projects.
The Liberal platform this past election stated, "We will renew the relationship between Canada and Indigenous Peoples. It is time for Canada to have a renewed, nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous Peoples, based on recognition, rights, respect, co-operation, and partnership. This is both the right thing to do and a sure path to economic growth."
Is it possible that the COP 21 climate summit could be used as a moment to promote the tar sands and export pipelines?
Alberta's new climate action plan would still allow for the Energy East and TransMountain pipelines to proceed. Yesterday, the Alberta government announced it would...
Nova Gas Transmission Ltd., a subsidiary of TransCanada Corp., has spilled potentially toxic drilling fluid into the Athabasca River about 75 kilometres north of Fort McMurray. The National Energy Board is now investigating how much drilling fluid was released and what chemicals were in it.