Common Sense Canadian
 

    Pipelines and Supertankers

    Reductio ad absurdum: Why we environmentalists are missing the boat with sham hearings, technical arguments

    Technical arguments and sham hearings on the merits and risks of pipelines and tankers miss the point, argues Rafe Mair.


    Trudeau 'disappointed' at Obama's killing of Keystone XL...Get over it

    Trudeau ‘disappointed’ at Obama’s killing of Keystone XL…Get over it

    If Justin Trudeau is serious about a "fresh start" with Obama and the US, then he better not shed too many tears over their killing of the Keystone XL pipeline.



    Another 35 intervenors abandon ship on NEB’s Kinder Morgan review

    Another 35 intervenors have abandoned ship on the NEB's highly-criticized review of Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion.


    British Columbians reject premiers’ “Canadian Energy Strategy” – designed to push pipelines

    Prominent British Columbians slam the premiers' "Canadian Energy Strategy" - designed to push through controversial pipelines.



    Enbridge let off the hook in paltry Kalamazoo oil spill settlement

    Despite a lingering mess on the Kalamazoo River long after Enbridge's 2010 oil spill, the company got off easy in its settlement with the State of Michigan.


    Canadian oil industry slashes production forecast by 1.1 million barrels/day due to price slump

    With $50 oil, the Canadian industry is slashing its production forecast by 1.1 million barrels/day.



    BC not ready for major oil spill, minister admits after Vancouver diesel spill

    On the heels of 1,000-litre diesel spill in Vancouver, BC Environment Minister Mary Polak admitted BC is not ready for a major oil spill.


    Kinder Morgan bills customers for pipeline application

    Major energy worker union opposes Kinder Morgan pipeline

    Unifor, a major Canadian union which represents energy workers, is opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, calling it "all risk and no gain for British Columbians."



    Rafe Mair’s Modest Proposal: Scrap environmental assessments

    Environmental assessments in Stephen Harper's Canada make a mockery of democracy while wasting millions of your tax dollars...so why not just scrap them, asks Rafe Mair.


    Suzuki: Canada seeing real change with energy, politics and First Nations

    From the NDP's win in Alberta to BC buying back coal licences and even Charles Koch acknowledging global warming, there is reason for hope that real change is coming, says David Suzuki.