What happens in Northern Alberta is no longer a provincial issue.
Now the world is watching — the oilsands have gone global
You either loved it or hated it last week when Maude Barlow, chairwoman of the Council of Canadians, compared Alberta’s oilsands mines to the bleak, desolate landscape of Mordor ruled by the Dark Lord in the fictional trilogy Lord of the Rings.
Greenpeace activists suspended a massive protest banner at a Syncrude tailings pond north of Fort McMurray in July. Read the rest of this entry »