After the Minerva Gloria transported the first-ever supertanker shipment of Alberta bitumen down the St. Lawrence River, the Council of Canadians urged the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to intervene to protect the Lac-Saint-Pierre World Biosphere Reserve which finds itself on the sea route.
A federal election will take place in Canada one year from today. At the very least, given there is some speculation that a snap election could take place this spring, we know that the opportunity to vote for a different federal government is no more than one year away.
One year ago today, TransCanada’s Nova Buffalo West natural gas pipeline violently exploded near Wabasca AB. The company has had four more catastrophic pipeline failures since then causing the evacuation of hundreds of people and cutting off natural gas supplies to business and communities in the depths of winter.
TransCanada has had more ruptures than any other pipeline company according to ...