Left Over: A New Deal for Alberta?

Oilpatch worker urges Justin Trudeau to help Alberta in widely shared Facebook post ‘Please start helping our own people through these tough times’ By Andrea Huncar, CBC News Posted: Jan 15, 2016 3:21 PM MT Last Updated: Jan 15, 2016 3:39 PM MT Could someone please explain to me why it is that Rachel Notley hasn’t ...

Left Over: The Emperor’s (ap)Prentice Magically Transforms First Nations Support

Jim Prentice says many Alberta First Nations are behind new pipeline projects ‘Amongst the strongest allies that Alberta has at the table are the First Nations of this province’ CBC News Posted: Sep 16, 2014 9:25 PM MT Last Updated: Sep 17, 2014 6:20 AM MT   Great that you have First Nations behind the ...

Left Over: Dirty Oil Wars…..This is Just the Beginning

http://montrealsimon.blogspot.ca/2014/05/stephen-harper-and-final-battle-for.html   Here in BC, we appreciate any and all support for this issue..but where is the rest of the country on all the damage this MonsterCon has caused? They can’t all be the drooling knuckle-draggers of Ford Nation, but I have to wonder if it isn’t already too late…the people of Canada, in general, ...

Left Over: Mulcair Seems Not to Care…

NDP vows to keep pressure on PM over Senate expenses NDP’s caucus chair speaks to media after meeting with MPs CBC News Posted: Oct 30, 2013 11:07 AM ET Last Updated: Oct 30, 2013 11:31 AM ET   Frankly, I’d much rather  that Mulcair pressure the Cons about the EU Trade Pact and why  the citizenry was ...

Left Over: Bitumen Off More Then They Can Chew…..

  Northern Gateway pipeline to be running by 2018, says Enbridge Project will be approved in 2014 and moving oil by 2018, company says The Canadian Press Posted: Oct 02, 2013 6:46 AM PT Last Updated: Oct 02, 2013 7:44 AM PT Fascinating, isn’t it, how these oily creeps assume that they are winning the fight…the fight ...

Left Over: I’ll See Your Bombs, and Raise You Climate Change….

  Harper offers Obama climate plan to win Keystone approval Sources say PM willing to accept emissions reduction targets proposed by the U.S. By Chris Hall, National Editor, CBC News Posted: Sep 6, 2013 2:15 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 6, 2013 10:08 PM ET   First he pontificates (through his rough stuff, Baird, Harper’s own ...

Left Over: Rightwing Knuckledraggers Unite!!!!

  Climate Change Scientist Calls Conservatives ‘Neanderthal’ CBC  |  Posted: 04/27/2013 8:03 am EDT  |  Updated: 04/27/2013 9:46 am EDT   This message is only marginally redundant..and the Conjobs could care less, or their supporters..after all the tar sands are newer than the dinosaur and plant remains that make up their bulk…what’s that, according to these rightwing whackjobs? 6,000 years, or ...

Left Over: Here, KIti, Kiti, Kiti……..

China’s largest bank in deal to finance Kitimat refinery ICBC will also provide engineering and construction help to build refinery CBC News Posted: Apr 18, 2013 6:08 PM PT Last Updated: Apr 18, 2013 9:38 PM PT Fascinating, isn’t it, how the BC Liberals keep on sneaking around the public all the while acting as ...

Left Over: Throwing Down the Dirty Oil Gauntlet

Pacific Pipeline Crucial For Canada, Baird Says In Asia CBC  |  Posted: 03/13/2013 7:39 am EDT What’s crucial, Baird is that you develop some level of adult understanding regarding the fact that BC doesn’t want it to happen..ergo, it will NOT happen.. Giving rosy reports to Asian business types doesn’t change the facts…we will do everything and anything ...

The Canadian Progressive: The Keystone XL Tar Sands Climate Threat (VIDEO)

New information shows that dirty oil from the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would create even more dangerous carbon emissions and add to the threat of climate change. Come to the Forward on Climate Rally to stop the Keystone XL pipeline Feb. 17, 2013, in Washington, DC. The Canadian Progressive recommends: Canada’s tar sands cannot enhance ...

Left Over: So, Alberta, You Think BC’s Gonna Dance?

Oil companies going unpunished for thousands of North Sea spills I am including a link to this article in the  Guardian online of Oct 25, 2012, because it is absolutely critical for anyone who is undecided re the true cost of that nasty pipeline across our beautiful Province, and linking to our semi-pristine coastline to read ...

Left Over: Crusty Does Alberta…

B.C. premier heads to Alberta for pipeline talks Christy Clark and Alison Redford to discuss Northern Gateway concerns CBC online, Saturday Sep[t. 29, 2012     I cannot believe how delusional this woman truly is..why would she go to Alberta to discuss this issue when she knows that the majority of BCers want nothing, absolutely ...

Canadian Progressive: Naomi Klein – Unacceptable risks in pipeline expansion to Vancouver

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Left Over: RIP Premier Lougheed….and Education in Alberta

Is it just me, or is Alberta getting more and more insane all the time? Must be all those bitumen fumes..where else would a teacher be fired for doing his job? Alberta is guilty of a whole bunch of disgusting things in regards to the environment and ignoring the health of citizens in the quest ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: What A Bitumen Spill In Vancouver Harbour Would Look Like

Mitchell Anderson over at The Tyee  has thoughtfully put together the scenario that would likely unfold in the event of a bitumen spill in Vancouver harbour. Something never mentioned in Canada’s rapidly deteriorating media, but obviously important, is how such a spill would affect the residents of Vancouver: The public health emergency and potential evacuation ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: What A Bitumen Spill In Vancouver Harbour Would Look Like

Mitchell Anderson over at The Tyee  has thoughtfully put together the scenario that would likely unfold in the event of a bitumen spill in Vancouver harbour. Something never mentioned in Canada’s rapidly deteriorating media, but obviously important, is how such a spill would affect the residents of Vancouver: The public health emergency and potential evacuation ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Interview with Franke James: Environmental Artist (part the first)

My conversation with artist Franke James, a unique and exciting voice in Canadian environmentalism who creates Visual Essays that are informative, spirited and fun! She combines playful and somewhat cheeky artwork with her photographs, well researched science to present her point of view in a series of Visual Essays that are notable for their surprising ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Interview with Franke James: Environmental Artist (part the first)

My conversation with artist Franke James, a unique and exciting voice in Canadian environmentalism who creates Visual Essays that are informative, spirited and fun! She combines playful and somewhat cheeky artwork with her photographs, well researched science to present her point of view in a series of Visual Essays that are notable for their surprising ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Interview with Franke James: Environmental Artist (part the first)

My conversation with artist Franke James, a unique and exciting voice in Canadian environmentalism who creates Visual Essays that are informative, spirited and fun! She combines playful and somewhat cheeky artwork with her photographs, well researched science to present her point of view in a series of Visual Essays that are notable for their surprising ...

Left Over: Say No! to Enbridge, a little Donnybrook coming to a Canadian West Coast near you

Here’s  something I was requested to share on Facebook, and i’m happy to do so…it’s a great symbol for the expressed unity of First Nations people and everyone else opposed to this toxic concept, and a fittingly scary trope for all that this pipeline concievably represents.. Artwork by Andy Everson, NorthWest Coast First Nations Artist ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Some Truth About The Tar Sands

There has been an unending stream of propaganda coming from the people in big-oil about the tar sands. In particular a group that calls themselves CAPP (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers) representing the exploiters of the tar sands, have been busy greenwashing the destruction that is taking place in Alberta through a series of print ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: Some Truth About The Tar Sands

There has been an unending stream of propaganda coming from the people in big-oil about the tar sands. In particular a group that calls themselves CAPP (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers) representing the exploiters of the tar sands, have been busy greenwashing the destruction that is taking place in Alberta through a series of print ...