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Amidst the growing climate crisis, we support communities fighting energy projects that will destroy their land, water and air. We work to stop pipelines that will bring fracked natural gas and tar sands crude to new markets, and support the efforts of communities to say “no” to fracking. And we are pushing for strong policies that protect our environment and focus on renewable and sustainable energy solutions – policies that serve people and the planet, not corporate greed.

Ontarians disapprove of WTO decision against Green Energy Act: poll

Ontarians disapprove of WTO decision against Green Energy Act: poll

A public opinion poll released this week by Friends of the Earth has found that 83% of Ontarians believe it ...
UPDATE: Council to hold public discussion on Line 9, Dec. 12 in Ottawa

UPDATE: Council to hold public discussion on Line 9, Dec. 12 in Ottawa

The Council of Canadians is organizing a public discussion on Line 9 that will take place on December 12 in ...
NEWS: Council of Canadians calls on Ontario to follow Quebec's lead on fracking moratorium

NEWS: Council of Canadians calls on Ontario to follow Quebec’s lead on fracking moratorium

The Globe and Mail reports, "Ontario would need to see scientific proof that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is safe before ...
Ontario government quietly drills shale gas formations in the province

Ontario government quietly drills shale gas formations in the province

The Ontario Geological Survey (OGS), an arm of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, released a report yesterday highlighting ...
'No pipelines, no tankers' visit to Kamloops

‘No pipelines, no tankers’ visit to Kamloops

The public forum panel in Kamloops. Wednesday started off with an early Kamloops CBC radio interview from my hotel room ...
Will you eat the fish? Grassy Narrows demands justice from the Province

Will you eat the fish? Grassy Narrows demands justice from the Province

  Dalton McGuinty fails to accept the invitation from Grassy Narrows community members. Photo by Kevin Janos Konnyu ...
NEWS: Mulcair says tar sands causing 'Dutch disease' in Canadian economy

NEWS: Mulcair says tar sands causing ‘Dutch disease’ in Canadian economy

Postmedia News reports, "NDP leader Thomas Mulcair said Saturday that, because of the way it raises the value of the ...
NEWS: Redford's call for a 'Canadian energy strategy' prompts rebuff from McGuinty

NEWS: Redford’s call for a ‘Canadian energy strategy’ prompts rebuff from McGuinty

Alberta premier Alison Redford's call for a 'Canadian energy strategy' has hit a snag. Last week, the Globe and Mail ...