Three dozen groups call for suspension of Energy East hearings, independent inquiry
Three dozen environmental groups from across Canada are calling on the government to suspend federal hearings into the Energy East pipeline and launch a public inquiry into the NEB's private meetings.
Not only Charest. Energy East panel held private meetings with Quebec business leaders
Former Quebec premier Jean Charest wasn't the only one who spoke to federal officials about their ongoing review of a major cross-country pipeline project.
From swords to solar, a German town takes control of its energy
Above a former German military ammunition camp, perched atop a metal stem like an oversized stalk of wheat, giant blades rotate in the sky, given life by an invisible breeze.
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Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia tourism: making the world a better place
Tourism operators in B.C.'s Thompson Okanagan are committing themselves to sustainability and even have a charter outlining their principles.
Trudeau government denies conflict after appointing former Kinder Morgan partner to review pipeline
The federal government is standing firmly behind its decision to appoint Kim Baird, a registered industry lobbyist with ties to Kinder Morgan, to a review panel for the Trans Mountain expansion.
Whistleblowers claim Canada's nuclear watchdog withholding info that could prevent Fukushima-sized disaster
Whistleblowers penned a letter to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission claiming the energy watchdog withheld information that could protect Canadians from a nuclear disaster.
How Canada made the Koch brothers rich
The broadsides on articles linking the Koch brothers to Canada might have had another purpose: to direct prying eyes away from their company’s history in this country.
Oil giant Shell shows its love for millennials in leaked plans to dominate planet's energy
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell wants everyone to talk about transforming the planet’s energy and is seeking out millennials as a key target in its plans to dominate the global conversation.
How Canada’s pipeline watchdog secretly discusses "ticking time bombs" with industry
Canada’s pipeline watchdog has given two of North America’s largest energy companies up to six months to fix what industry insiders have described as a series of “ticking time bombs.”
How the Irvings intimidate their critics
Rod Cumberland knows what it feels like to be the target of one of Canada’s most powerful corporations and richest families – to have, in effect, a bull’s eye on your back.
Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold fired whistleblower. Then it spilled cyanide into five rivers
National Observer has obtained court documents accusing Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corporation of firing a senior engineer to avoid his damning health, safety, and environmental report.