Oil, Tar and the Irony of Life

The question oil haunts us like a cancer cell. We try to avoid it but it keeps coming back. It seeps throughout the bowels…

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…

Gulf Oil Spill

The Worst Environmental Disaster in a Century?

As we watch the effects of the inevitable oil spill transpire in the Gulf Coast we have to ask ourselves yet again, is it…

Revolutionary plastic e-paper set to hit the high street

By Chris Laker Last updated at 4:43 PM on 15th October 2008 The era of the traditional newspaper could soon be over as scientists…

Local Canadian Terrorist – B.C. pipeline bombings raise fears from public at community meeting

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. — As members of the RCMP’s national terrorism unit continued to gather evidence at the sites of two gas pipeline bombings…

Alberta oilsands refineries could cause irreversible damage

  The development of a pipeline network and refineries around the Great Lakes to process Alberta bitumen “could cause irreversible” environmental damage to the…

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…

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…

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