Federal Policy

Our Nation, Their Interest

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A new report by Environmental Defence and ForestEthics called “Our Nation, Their Interest: The Case Against the Northern Gateway Pipeline and Tanker Project” was released today as part of a BC delegation to Ottawa. The report documents the reasons why …

Reality Check: Water and the Tar Sands

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Big Oil is spending millions of dollars to try to greenwash the tar sands, Canada’s fastest growing source of greenhouse gas pollution. A new report, Reality Check: Water and the Tar Sands, sets the record straight on industry claims that …

More Bang For Our Buck

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Canada’s increasing reliance on the oil sands is not the best strategy for the economy or our environment. This report shows if the $1.3 billion in government subsidies, now given to the oil and gas sector, were instead invested in …

CAN Open Letter to Umbrella Group Countries – Brollies won’t save you from a Super Typhoon

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The beginning of COP19 was overshadowed by the devastating effects of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Palau, Micronesia, the Philippines and neighbouring countries. Not only is the destruction suffered by these countries tragic, so is the fact that …