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    "I stand with Neil"-Prominent Canadians backing Young

    “I stand with Neil”: Prominent Canadians backing Young on Tar Sands

    More than 20 notable Canadians have penned a letter to support musician Neil Young following his concert tour to raise money for a First Nation fighting oilsands expansion in northern Alberta.


    Alberta doctors avoid linking health issues to Tar Sands-report

    Alberta doctors avoid linking health issues to Tar Sands: report

    Opposition politicians are raising concerns over a report for Alberta's energy regulator that suggests doctors are reluctant to draw links between health problems and the energy industry.



    Oil lobby tries to tar Neil Young

    Oil lobby tries to tar Neil Young

    The president of the Canadian oil lobby says Neil Young's anti-oilsands statements are irresponsible.


    Neil Young amps up national oil sands debate

    Neil Young amps up national oil sands debate

    How Canadian-born rock legend Neil Young surprisingly sparked a national debate on the Alberta oil sands and future of the Canadian economy.



    New federal study: Oilsands bitumen sinks when mixed

    New federal study: Oil sands bitumen sinks in water

    A new federal government study concludes that diluted bitumen — the product that would be transported by the Northern Gateway pipeline — sinks in seawater when battered by waves.


    New study shows Canadian industrialization in graphic detail

    New study shows Canadian industrialization in graphic detail

    A national study suggests that Alberta has disturbed more natural landscape than any other province.



    Harper fires back at Neil Young's anti-Tar Sands tour

    Harper fires back at Neil Young’s anti-Tar Sands tour

    Responding to Neil Young's anti-oilsands tour, the Prime Minister's Office says the rocker and political activist should mind his own carbon footprint


    Yet another CNRL leak probed by Alberta regulator in Cold Lake

    Yet another CNRL leak probed by Alberta regulator in Cold Lake

    The Alberta Energy Regulator is investigating another leak from a Canadian Natural Resources bitumen well near Cold Lake.



    Multiple spy agency watchdogs have ties to oil industry

    Multiple spy agency watchdogs have ties to oil industry

    Four out of five members of Canada's spy agency watchdog, the Security Intelligence Review Committee, have ties to the oil and gas industry.


    Alberta faces onslaught of oilsands lawsuits

    Alberta faces onslaught of oilsands lawsuits

    Simmering disputes over the oilsands between Alberta First Nations and the provincial and federal governments will break into the open in 2014 as ontroversial industry comes under legal attack.