Alberta

Oil Industry Cleanup Costs Vastly Exceed Alberta Government’s Estimates

Oil Industry Cleanup Costs Vastly Exceed Alberta Government’s Estimates

November 25, 2018

Regan Boychuk of Reclaim Alberta explains that Canadian taxpayers could ultimately be on the hook for hundreds of billions of oil industry cleanup costs

Aggressive Police Tactics Escalate Against TransMountain Pipeline Protests in Canada

March 23, 2018

Indigenous environmental activist, Clayton Thomas-Muller of 350.org, says not only did arrests take place outside exclusion zone but police are escalating their aggression against non-violent land and water defenders with aim of criminalizing peaceful dissent

Anti-Pipeline Indigenous ‘Mass Mobilization’ Has Begun

March 14, 2018

In what may become the ‘Standing Rock of the North’, thousands protest Kinder Morgan’s Trans-Mountain Pipeline expansion, which would carry more toxic tar sands through First Nation territories

Confronting Trudeau on Climate Lies and Kinder Morgan Pipeline

February 13, 2018

TRNN speaks with Clayton Thomas-Muller, an indigenous and environmental activist who challenged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pro-pipeline rhetoric during the PM’s cross-country town hall tour

Is the Oil Industry Canada’s ‘Deep State’?

February 11, 2018

Justin Trudeau and Canada’s political elite are fighting for the Tar Sands and oil industry’s interests, even if it means that Canada misses its climate targets. We speak to Kevin Taft, ex-Liberal Party politician and author of ‘Oil’s Deep State.’

Trudeau Government Ignores Scandal of Toxic ‘Tailings Ponds’

January 30, 2018

Tailings pond remediation expert Regan Boychuk says industry giants have been given 70 years to clean up contamination that scientists say is currently damaging the environment and causing soaring cancer rates in indigenous communities downstream

Canada

May 31, 2017
Nora Loreto, author of “From Demonized to Organized,” talks about four important political shifts that took place in Canada in the past week and what this means for Canadian politics

Keystone XL Pipeline Likely Not Headed for Senate Vote

May 6, 2014

First Nation activist Clayton Thomas-Muller & journalist Steve Horn discuss reports that the push to force a Senate vote on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline has been thwarted

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

February 3, 2014
Jeffrey Sachs: The State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL pipeline brings humanity one stop closer to climate disaster

Indigenous Group Fighting Tar Sands Gets Boost From Neil Young

January 28, 2014

First Nations Chief Allan Adam discusses the Tar Sands awareness tour with Canadian musician Neil Young and the health issues that communities face