Pipelines

Screenshot from 'Stand' documentary film

Stand

There is a paddleboarder named Norm Hann. In 2010, he stood on his piece of polished wood and paddled through the misty straights in coastal Northwestern British Columbia. His journey took him along the route supertankers will use if the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline is built. Though today the pipeline is still only […]

Activists with signs at COP20

Canada’s Climate Negotiations Song and Dance

There’s a void the size of the boreal forest between the Canada we want to have, and the Canada our government has envisioned for us. As Canadians, our values of kindness, honesty, respect and integrity lie at the core of how we see ourselves. We take pride in our place […]

Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation \ Dan Fagin

Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

IN THE TRADITION OF A Civil Action, The Emperor of All Maladies and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Dan Fagin melds hard-hitting investigative reporting with a fascinating scientific detective story and unforgettable characters. At its core, Toms River is a meticulous history of the poisoning of a quaint New […]

Tar Sands Action at the White House

5 Key Lessons from the Keystone XL Pipeline Fight

Back in January of this year, The New York Times published an article detailing how the campaign to stop the Keystone XL pipeline had “changed American environmental politics.” For over three years now, thousands of people have marched, rallied, commented, blockaded, been arrested and done almost everything in between to stop […]

No Line 9 protest in North Dumfries, Haudenosaunee territory

Blockade of Enbridge Work Site on Line 9 Route

Concerned individuals from Six Nations, Waterloo Region and other nearby communities have shut down an “integrity dig” on Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline in North Dumfries, Ontario this morning. Protestors are asserting that Enbridge is operating on Haudenosaunee territory without the required consent or consultation, according to a press release. Workers left […]