resource extraction

Apr 22, 2013
Photo: Marie Berne/Flickr

Challenging Canada at the UN on Earth Day

Meera Karunananthan
The Blue Planet Project is marking Earth week by raising Canada's violations of the Human right to water with member states at the UN in Geneva in advance of the country's universal periodic review.
Jan 16, 2013

Coal mining threatens Flathead Valley in B.C.

Environmentalists worked hard to get the Flathead watershed in B.C. protected from oil and gas and mining. However, certain areas are not protected from logging, quarrying operations or coal mining.
Jan 10, 2013
Photo: JaseMan/Flickr

Selling out our natural resources

Bertrand Schepper
Philippe Hurteau
For the moment, we let foreign companies extract and leave with resources, devoid as we are of any political will to encourage secondary and tertiary processing on our territory.
Jun 8, 2012
Aerial shot of Athabasca tar sands. Photo: Shell/Flickr

Debating the uses of resource royalties

Brian Topp
In an interesting and well-argued column in the Calgary Herald recently, Mark Milke from the Fraser Institute took issue with my last post here. I can't resist replying to one of his points.


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