Tar Sands

Paul Weinberg, IPS News
TORONTO - Canada’s tar sands oil boom may be in jeopardy and it appears the ruling Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper does not have any plan B in its ambition to remake this resource-rich country into “an energy superpower.” “This is one of the sectors that creates some of the most jobs, not just in the oil patch, but around...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The European Commission on Tuesday unveiled proposed legislation to toss out a...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Activists are staging an early morning protest to stand against tar sands.  (Photo:  Environmental Defence Canada/flickr/cc)
Activists blocked the gates to an Enbridge plant Tuesday morning to protest a...