No Pipeline to the West Coast?

A slim majority of British Columbians support a proposed $5.5-billion oilsands pipeline to the B.C. coast, but opposition to the megaproject is growing, according…

Wikipedia’s definition of a Carbon Tax

A carbon tax is an environmental tax on emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. It is an example of a pollution tax. Carbon atoms are present in every fossil fuel…

Will Canada’s oil boom be an environmental bust? The new global wasteland?

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — The largest dump truck in the world is parked under a massive mechanical shovel waiting to transport 400 tons…

Gas prices jump by up to 13 cents a litre in some markets

Motorists in many cities in Canada received a sharp surprise early Friday when they discovered the price of gasoline had risen by as much…

Why the Conservatives and the PM need an election now to save themselves.

Some high profile Conservatives are not seeking re-election. Do they see the title wave coming? Are they afraid? The real reason the federal Conservatives…

GM prepares for large cuts in North America. More bad news for Oshawa?

General Motors will unveil further measures on Tuesday to cope with the dramatic downturn in the north American vehicle market. The world’s biggest carmaker…

The end of GM Oshawa has begun? The time of the small car renaissance has come!

General Motors says it will cease production at four factories in Ohio, Wisconsin, Canada and Mexico that produce trucks and SUVs. As General Motors…

Toronto revitalized waterfront and its gaseous beauty!

It’s amazing but little press has been given to the large natural gas power-plant being built on Toronto’s “revitalized waterfront”. It should be a…

Gas-fuelled power plant on agenda for Toronto and Mississauga

Buried in the release of Ontario Power Generation’s 2006 financial results last Friday was an intriguing paragraph: “OPG is exploring the potential development of…

Stupid to the last drop – Alberta oil thirst leading to disaster

The author of a new book on the future of Canada’s oil industry says Alberta is destroying itself in its rush to extract every…

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