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
A new online petition to keep Trump out of Canada has already gathered over 5,000 signatures since it was launched on Saturday by the Council of Canadians.
K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) – A coalition of groups and citizens is raising the alarm following the Nova Scotia Department of Energy’s under-the-radar release of their Onshore Petroleum Atlas. The Nova Scotia Fracking Resource and Action Coalition (NOFRAC) says the release of this atlas, which touts the potential economic benefits of fracking in the province, points to a possible intention by the...
VANCOUVER—BC’s Oil and Gas Commission withheld a report from the public for four years showing that 900 gas wells could be leaking methane - a finding that highlights why a public inquiry into oil and gas industry fracking operations is needed.
On December 10, UN Human Rights Day, the Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada will become the first group of religious communities in Canada to be designated a "Blue Community" which supports the right to safe drinking water.
With the next round of The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations set for Montréal from January 23rd to 27th 2018, it is important for organized labor, environmentalists, family farmer groups, and other civil society organizations to show their united opposition to corporate trade deals as we did in our efforts to defeat the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas in the 1990s.
Aberfoyle, Ontario – Today at approximately 12:15 p.m. ET, international bottled water giant Nestlé is expected to extract the one billionth litre of water from their Aberfoyle well since the Permit to Take Water from that location expired on July 31, 2016.
Ottawa/Toronto – Three Canadian organizations, MiningWatch Canada, Council of Canadians, and Common Frontiers have written to Canada’s Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, calling on the Canadian government to respond to any forthcoming requests from Costa Rica’s new Attorney General, Emilia Navas, in a complete and timely manner.