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Colonization of Fort Chipewyan Sickening Residents

The casual skimmer of the Edmonton Journal might see this headline and think impure thoughts. 'Trail-blazing aboriginal doctor worries Fort Chipewyan residents not ready for major lifestyle change' may seem, to the uninformed masses, like Fort Chipewyan needs a major attitude adjustment about their health. Everyone knows that aboriginal communities struggle with smoking, diabetes, drug use, lack of physical activity and poor food choices, right? Fort Chip is no different? Wrong.
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Majority of Canadians Support FN Pipeline Blockades

In case you missed this on New Years Eve while popping a cork of something bubbly, Canadians overwhelmingly want a nuanced discussion on energy and environment.
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Top 10 Oil Sands Stories of 2014

It's been quite a tough year the embattled oil sands sector. Jonathan Ventura compiled the top 10 stories you need to remain informed.
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River Roundup: What’s ruining our rivers this week?

Think low oil prices are affecting the viability of the oil sands? Think again.
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Alberta to Discuss Oilsands with Aboriginal Chiefs

Our health report was featured on Global TV’s coverage of new discussions between Premier Prentice and local aboriginal Chiefs. Lawsuits, reviews, and health studies initiated by local communities have put extreme pressure on the federal and provincial government to come to...
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Canadians Call Out Big Oil Lobbyists

On October 30, 2014, Keepers of the Athabasca organized a protest outside of the Suncor offices in downtown Calgary. The group presented Suncor with a petition, signed by 48,711 people that called on Suncor to stop lobbying against rules that...
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APTN Features: One River Many Relations

APTN's InFocus features the Environmental and Human Health Implications of Athabasca Oil Sands health study that links environmental contaminants, from regional development like the oilsands, with the degrading health of local communities.
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Canada Oil Sands Ltd. Profit Plummets

The oilsands have been an economic roller coaster ever since its first investors, Premier Ernest Manning and industrialist J. Howard Pew, took “the biggest gamble in history”. It has always been a gamble of bust, at times sinking so low...
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Alberta’s Cynicism Hurts Indigenous Fisherman

Let's contextualize Alberta's cynical response to their threatened waterways.
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River Roundup: What’s Ruining our River This Week?

Guess what list Canada comes #1 on!
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