Blog Post: Today the Federal Liberal Party released the first planks of their environment platform, included within it is a commitment to enact an oil tanker ban on BC's north coast, effectively stopping Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline from proceeding.
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Blog Post: One of the 100+ Canadian students sitting in at MPs offices today explains why she decided to escalate the fight for the climate against the tar sands.
Blog Post: Bill McKibben of 350.org makes an emotional appeal to Canadians to participate in the July 4th and 5th actions demanding Jobs, Justice, and Climate Action.
Blog Post: Members of the Toronto No Line 9 Network staged a public "die-in" at the TTC's Finch station. Enbridge's proposed expansion of Line 9 runs through Finch station literally centimetres above the subway platforms, meaning a rupture in the aging pipeline could put thousands of Toronto's commuters in grave danger.
Publication: Public interest groups today released the Crude Injustice on the Rails report evaluating the disparate threat to people of color and low-income communities from explosions and pollution from crude oil trains in California.
Blog Post: Alberta's NDP government has announced a new climate policy that places heavier fines on facilities that exceed emissions targets. While this policy will not have a significant impact on Alberta's overall emissions, it is an important symbolic gesture of the Notley government's intention to adopt more ambitious reforms in the future. But will it be enough to put Alberta - and Canada - back on track to meet its climate targets?
Blog Post: Quebec's Premier Philippe Couillard publicly stated that he does not see any benefit in building the Energy East pipeline. Citing climate impacts and the imminent danger of a spill, Couillard shared his desire to build a fossil-free province that leads the nation in climate action. Couillard also promised Quebec would take a prominent role at the Paris climate summit in December.