A train carrying crude and petroleum derailed and caused explosions near the Canadian village of Gainford, Alberta, forcing the entire community to evacuate, and firefighters have decided they must let the resulting blaze burn itself out.
Why is Canadian government concerned with the Mi'kmaw land? Canada accepted Houston-based Southwestern Energy Company's bid to begin an exploration program over 2.5 million acres to test new hydrocarbon basins.
TORONTO - Canada's progressive movement just gained a giant new ally as thousands of delegates, representing more than 300,000 workers, founded Unifor, a new union aimed at transforming the labor scene in this country.
Native communities from coast to coast in the U.S. have embraced this upheaval.
Canada's government made excessive cuts in its environmental departments, resulting in the firing of many top scientists.
On June 19, 1,450 barrels of crude oil spilled from a pumping station on a pipeline operated by the Enbridge company.
Activists and critics alike are outraged at the Canadian government's recent decision to drastically downsize its environmental assessment process.
Student leaders vowed to continue their campaign of peaceful protest, dubbed by some as the "Maple Spring."
Tonight, I took a casserole [saucepan] and I came timidly out into the street.
Police repression coupled with draconian measures to limit peaceful protest have failed to stop a student strike in Quebec.