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Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands during pandemic

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor oil sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alta., September 17, 2014. Todd Korol/Reuters Carol Scott The Canadian Press Published May 14, 2020 The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of … Continue reading

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Alberta to rewrite oil sands tailings ponds regulations

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, September 17, 2014. Alberta’s toxic tailings ponds have become an emblem of what critics view as the energy industry’s disregard for the environment. © … Continue reading

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40 Years Overdue, Grassy Narrows Gets Their Care Home

https://www.thedailyscrum.ca/2020/04/03/40-years-grassy-narrows-first/ Glad to see something meaningful being done to allow proper treatment after consumption of poisoned fish from over ten years of illegal disposal of mercury and other industrial chemical waste in the 60’s by the Dryden Chemical Company and … Continue reading

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Does the B.C. gas pipeline need approval from hereditary chiefs? – Macleans.ca

Protesters at a rally in Vancouver in support of pipeline protesters in northwestern B.C. (Darryl Dyck/CP) — This explains the two types of indigenous leadership, what role they each play and why they are often not in agreement. There is … Continue reading

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Indigenous Protestors Delaying Traffic at Border Crossings

Highway Blockade Update By Pino Demasi On August 9, 2019 at 7:53 am The REAL Concerned Citizens of Thunder Bay (MANITOBA – ONTARIO BORDER) –Below is an update via media release from Treaty 1 regarding the round dance expected to … Continue reading

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Large Alberta oilsands mine in public interest despite ‘significant adverse’ effects: panel

ENVIRONMENT July 25, 2019 By Lauren Krugel The Canadian Press An oil worker holds raw sand bitumen near Fort McMurray, on July 9, 2008. An oil worker holds raw sand bitumen near Fort McMurray, on July 9, 2008. THE CANADIAN … Continue reading

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Manitoba Hydro’s dirty power – and dark legacy

Construction of the Keeyask Generating Station project located approximately 725 km north of Winnipeg on the lower Nelson River. Manitoba Hydro / SunMedia — August 22 2018 A bit about MB Hydro’s dirty past that many do not want the … Continue reading

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