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Free, prior, and informed consent is a bare minimum

As the toll of the tar sands on Indigenous communities grows, Canada continues to fail in its obligations to UNDRIP

For decades government and industry have been making decisions about tar sands development without the free, prior, and informed consent ...
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Keep toxic tailings out of the athabasca

No more broken promises: holding government and industry accountable for toxic tailings ponds

Since time immemorial the Athabasca River has been a powerful source of life in what is currently called Alberta. A ...
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Protect Eisner Cove

Protect Eisner Cove

We are in the midst of a climate emergency. Indigenous ecology and western science agree that we need to change ...
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Wet’suwet’en peoples defend Wedzin Kwah river from imminent threat

Wet’suwet’en peoples defend Wedzin Kwah river from imminent threat

Coastal GasLink is about to drill under this pristine river ...
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Carbon capture is not a climate solution

Carbon capture is not a climate solution

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters across the United States, Canada, and globally, we are writing to ...
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International Day of Action of Rivers is March 14

International Day of Action of Rivers is March 14

Rivers provide clean, flowing waters for ecosystems, wildlife, and human communities. In recognition of the International Day of Action of ...
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a photo of a bulldozer with a photo of Doug Ford pasted on top

Push back against Doug Ford and developers

Doug Ford is plowing forward with his developer-friendly agenda to dismantle useful programs, regulations and government bodies that protect our ...
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Water quality advisory

Suspending water quality monitoring: oversight or disaster capitalism?

This week, the Council of Canadians learned that the federal government has suspended water quality monitoring activities since the beginning ...
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