With oil and gas exploration approved off the coast of Nova Scotia for this spring, the Council of Canadians is organizing a hard-hitting coastal speaking tour providing evidence of the serious risks offshore drilling presents to sustainable fisheries, tourism, clean water and our climate.
Ottawa – Last night, the New Zealand government released part of the text of the so-called Comprehensive and Progressive agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) compelling the Canadian government to follow suit. But side letters containing key parts of the agreement remain secret. The Council of Canadians is available for comment on this development.
Vancouver, February 13: A public forum on NAFTA and Climate Change with Gordon Laxer, author of After the Sands: Energy and Ecological Security for Canadians and finalist for the 2016 J.W. Dafoe Book Prize.
Today, the Trudeau government tabled the long-awaited draft legislation for the Navigation Protection Act. Despite the government’s claim that all navigable waters are protected, the amendments leave the controversial schedule of lakes and rivers in place and do not include current projects like the Trans Mountain pipeline.
The Trudeau government is expected to table long awaited legislation tomorrow morning to amend the Navigation Protection Act, formerly the Navigable Waters Protection Act.
The Trudeau government will table long awaited legislation today to amend the Navigation Protection Act, formerly the Navigable Waters Protection Act.
Yesterday Environment and Climate Change Canada Minister Catherine McKenna announced federal approval for an application made by BP to drill up to seven exploratory wells, about 300kms southeast of Nova Scotia.
K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) -- An alliance of twenty Atlantic Canadian and Quebec environmental, Indigenous, and fishery organizations gathered today to express alarm that offshore petroleum boards would be given more power over oceans off Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and in the Gulf of St. Lawrence under the Liberal government’s plan to modify the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
A new online petition to keep Trump out of Canada has already gathered over 10,000 signatures since it was launched on Saturday by the Council of Canadians.
Activists rallied against fracking at Maritimes Energy Association AGM today