oil pipelines

Mar 7, 2012

A toxic pipeline spill and communications chill in B.C.

Ben Parfitt
Here's the little that we know about a pipeline break that occurred more than half a year ago and that British Columbia's Oil and Gas Commission feels the public is best kept in the dark about.
Mar 5, 2012

Big Oil, authoritarianism and Canada's petrotyranny

Bruce Livesey
As the election-manipulation scandal unfolds in the coming weeks, people also need to look at the connections between Big Oil and authoritarianism. I think they are closely related.
Feb 29, 2012

Keystone XL zombie pipeline lives on

Andrea Harden-Donahue
You may have heard the recent news that the Keystone XL zombie pipeline is being resurrected… again. This time, TransCanada is proposing to split the Keystone XL pipeline into two pieces.
Feb 23, 2012

The Keystone XL pipeline project is not dead yet

Krystalline Kraus
Excited about the victory against the Keystone XL pipeline? Not so fast. U.S. Republicans are doing everything they can to revive the project and continue the debate through the presidential election.
Feb 14, 2012

Economics drive demographics

The population west of Ontario now exceeds the population east of Ontario, according to new 2011 census data. What is important are shifts in economic power that underlie the changes in population.
Jan 31, 2012
Photo: Mike Barber/Flickr

Global corporate power and the decay of Canada

Chris Hedges
What happened to Canada? It used to be the country we would flee to if life in the U.S. became unpalatable. Universal health care. A good record on the environment. But that was the old Canada.
Jan 24, 2012

Harper takes Republican allies

Close observers of U.S. politics were surprised to see Newt Gingrich win the South Carolina primary. Of equal surprise to Canadians was seeing Gingrich single out Stephen Harper in his victory speech.
Jan 19, 2012

An essay on respect

Tyler McCreary
A federally appointed review panel into the Enbridge pipeline asks First Nations to respect Enbridge and disrespects First Nations jurisdiction.


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