Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Power Shift 2012 Conference Begins With Powerful Presentations

Electric young keynote activist speakers and live performances before 1000 attendees kicked off the Power Shift 2012 conference last night at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau. MCs  Brigette DePape and Clayton Thomas-Mueller of set the tone for the rest of the night – and the 4-day conference – when they invited the participants to rousing chants of: ...

somecanuckchick dot com: Rainbow Pipeline Leak — 1 Year Later…

Did you know that Plains Midstream Canada continues to clean up the Rainbow Pipeline Leak that occurred on April 29, 2011? The largest Alberta pipeline discharge in 36 years has never been classified as «100% remediated» by the Energy Resources Conservation Board, the provincial energy regulator. 1 year later… Haven’t heard anything about it in ...

somecanuckchick dot com: Rainbow Pipeline Leak — Eight Months Later…

It has been 8 months since Plains Midstream Canada reported that there had been a Rainbow Pipeline leak, 100 km NE of Peace River, Alberta. As of December 2, 2011, there have been no updates made to the Plains Midstream Canada web site. [ Web Updates ] The largest Alberta pipeline discharge in 36 years ...

somecanuckchick dot com: Rainbow Pipeline Leak — Six Months Later…

It has been 6 months since Plains Midstream Canada reported that there had been a Rainbow Pipeline leak, 100 km NE of Peace River, Alberta. Initially, the Alberta media were told by Plains Midstream Canada that only a few hundred barrels of oil had leaked from the Rainbow Pipeline… There was no national media coverage ...

somecanuckchick dot com: Lubicon Cree First Nation not consulted before Plains Midstream Canada given OK to restart

Plains Midstream Canada no longer provides web updates regarding the percentage of oil that has been recovered from the Rainbow Pipeline leak site. [ Article ] Plains Midstream Canada has only recovered 49% of the 4.5 million litres of oil from the Rainbow Pipeline leak site; however, Plains Midstream Canada alludes to the possibility of ...

somecanuckchick dot com: Plains Midstream Canada given final OK to restart Rainbow Pipeline

Plains Midstream Canada has been given the final OK to restart the Rainbow Pipeline. Almost 4 months after the largest Alberta pipeline discharge in 36 years, and less than 30 days after the Energy Resources Conservation Board says it received a formal request from Plains Midstream Canada to restart Rainbow Pipeline operations — and despite ...

somecanuckchick dot com: Rainbow Pipeline Leak — Three Months Later…

It has been 3 months since Plains Midstream Canada reported that there had been a Rainbow Pipeline leak, 100 km NE of Peace River, Alberta. Initially, the Alberta media were told by Plains Midstream Canada that only a few hundred barrels of oil had leaked from the Rainbow Pipeline… There was no national media coverage ...