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ACFN Stands Behind Oil Sands Moratorium

Earlier this month, a group of Canadian and U.S. scientists published a letter calling for significant and mandatory changes to the Oil Sands Industry as it operates today. There are names of 100 authors and signatories on the document, and...
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Honour the Treaties Concert to be Rescheduled

View image | gettyimages.com “I am sad to say that I must postpone the July 3 Honour the Treaties concert at Edmonton’s Rexall Place in support of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations legal defence,” says Neil Young. “The Honour The...
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Learning Together: The global struggle of land and industry.

As reported by APTN, two delegates from Australian Indigenous groups, the Wangan and Jagalingou Family Councils, stopped in Alberta last week as part of a world tour to raise awareness of a mining project planned for their sacred territories. Sounds like...
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Alberta Forest Fire Threatens Ecosystems, Industry

Forest fires in North-Eastern Alberta have brought roughly 9% of the Oil Sands industry to a halt. Crews have been evacuated from various work sites, and other sites have been left inaccessible by road due to the fire. Much discussion...
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Parliament Hill hears from advocates against fracking

It is becoming clearer and harder to deny that the oil, energy, and resource extraction industries have negative effects on water quality in their surrounding ecosystems. For the Athabasca – Peace River Delta, this has become increasingly clear through the...
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Mount Polly Review Released

The message from Environment Canada is that the Mount Polley tailings dam was built on weakened soil, and that the environmental rules as-they-exist are good enough.
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A quote from Rachel Notley's victory speech last night: "To Alberta’s Indigenous peoples: the trust we have been given tonight is a call to be better neighbours and partners. I’m looking forward to consulting with you and learning from you."

Do you think positive change is coming on issues around resource extraction and Indigenous territories?

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Alberta Election: The future of Fort McMurray – Wood Buffalo riding

View image | gettyimages.com Alberta goes to the polls today, and by tonight the Fort McMurray – Wood Buffalo riding will have a new representative in the provincial legislative assembly. Fort Chipewyan and Mikisew Cree First Nation, as well as...
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In this fascinating long form article, we meet the man some say is responsible for decimating the Alberta oil industry by lowering oil prices worldwide. The reason? Fear of renewables leading to peak demand, even before we hit peak oil. Too bad Canada invested so heavily into oil instead of renewables these past couple years; we could have kept OPEC up at night by now.
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Life above the Alberta tar sands – why we’re taking the government to court

Beaver Lake is at a tipping point. Industry has moved in, but it has not yet destroyed everything worth saving and it is not too late to intervene.
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