Indigenous activists protest proposal of massive oilsands mine at COP25 in Madrid

A pair of protests were held this week at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid that saw Indigenous activists speak out in opposition to a massive oilsands mine proposed for northern Alberta. One of the protests was held…

Suncor keeps 2020 oil budget flat, approves $300 million wind farm project

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 3, 2019 12:23 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc. says it will keep capital spending related to its oil…

UBC study done in Alberta suggests caribou habitat restoration may be ineffective in the short term

A new study done in northeastern Alberta suggests habitat restoration may not be enough to save threatened woodland caribou, at least in the short term, and researchers at the University of British Columbia say their results make the case for…

Keystone pipeline back in service after North Dakota breach: company

The owner of the Keystone pipeline says the line has returned to service after a breach that leaked an estimated 1.4 million litres of oil in northeastern North Dakota late last month. TC Energy Corporation says the move follows the…

Fort McKay First Nation chief calls for treaty rights to be upheld as legal battle over oilsands project continues

The chief of the Fort McKay First Nation in northern Alberta spoke outside the Court of Appeal in Edmonton on Tuesday to explain that his people don’t oppose oil extraction in its vicinity but want their treaty rights respected so…

U.S. State Department review doesn’t ease worries of Keystone XL pipeline opponents

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline said U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is understating the potential for the line to break and spill into water bodies such as Montana’s Missouri River, as the U.S. State Department held the sole…

Fort McKay First Nation asks appeal court to turn down oilsands project

October 29 2019 2:16pm An Alberta First Nation says it’s battling for its Treaty rights, asking the court of appeal to turn down an oilsands project but it’s hopeful the provincial government will step in. Kendra Slugoski explains. ‘ });…

Public invited to comment on proposed $20B Frontier oilsands mine project in Alberta

By Global News Posted October 28, 2019 8:12 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is inviting public comment on the proposed Frontier oilsands mine project…

Greta Thunberg mural in Edmonton defaced 2 days after being created

Posted October 20, 2019 7:23 pm Updated October 20, 2019 7:25 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A mural of climate activist Greta Thunberg painted by an Edmonton artist has been…