Saskatoon ecosocialists organize

Ecosocialists in Saskatoon have organized and set up a website. Visit for more information. The Saskatoon Parklands Eco-left Collective, SPEC. We are a non-partisan political collective seeking to bring together the wisdom of the left and the wisdom of the earth, seeking to envision and build an ecological socialist future, and organizing primarily in the Saskatoon and ... [click title to continue]

Canadian Aboriginal Concerns With Oil Sands

A compilation of key issues, resolutions and legal activitiesBy Danielle Droitsch , Terra Simieritsch Pembina Institute Sep 19, 2010 Aboriginal communities have been raising concerns about the impacts of oil sands development on their communities and their legal rights for a number of years. Increasingly, these concerns are manifesting themselves as formal resolutions and legal challenges. This briefing ... [click title to continue]

Uranium: An NFB documentary

Intercontinental CryUranium is an award winning short film on the consequences of uranium mining in Canada. Narrated by Buffy Sainte-Marie, the 48-minute film explores how uranium mining can impact the environment, the health of those who are employed in the industry, and the quality of life of Indigenous peoples who live near the mines.Seldom do we hear the fact that almost every uranium mine in Canada ... [click title to continue]

Protesters descend on Montreal’s World Energy Congress

QMI Agency MONTREAL — Activists covered themselves in oil and rallied outside the Montreal Convention Centre as government officials met at the World Energy Congress Sunday. About 60 Greenpeace activists staged a Black Tide Beach Party, and 12 people donned oil-covered bathing suits, to protest the use of oil and to advocate for renewable energy options.As well, hundreds of people gathered outside ... [click title to continue]

Tarnished Earth: the destruction of Canada’s boreal forest

The GuardianTarnished Earth is a dramatic street gallery of photographs telling the story of the destruction of Canada's boreal forest - a continuous belt of coniferous trees separating the tundra to the north and temperate rainforest and deciduous woodlands to the south. The exhibition, which is being staged by The Co-operative, in conjunction with WWF-UK and Greenpeace, and will later tour cities ... [click title to continue]

Arctic oil: the battle begins

Inside Story -  2 September 2010 In every generation one issue comes to symbolise the wider battle to protect the natural world. This could be it, writes Michael Jacobs Greenpeace campaigners THE DRAMATIC occupation by Greenpeace campaigners of an oil rig in the freezing seas off the coast of Greenland this week marks the first skirmish in what may prove to be the defining ... [click title to continue]

Stopping the Flow: Quebec Climate Action Camp takes on the Enbridge Trailbreaker project

By Cameron FentonThe Dominion -                 Climate Campers march to the site of the Enbridge's proposed pumping station in Dunham, QC. Photo: Cedillo Lissner DUNHAM, QC—From August 7 to 23, the Quebec Climate Action Camp took root in Dunham, QC—an hour drive southeast of Montreal. The camp aimed to continue to build ... [click title to continue]