Art Threat: Killed by Canada’s Oil & Gas companies? – Doc subject & eco-activist Wiebo Ludwig succumbs to cancer

Wiebo Ludwig, Canada’s controversial anti-oil patch activist died of esophageal cancer yesterday, leaving behind a legacy of resistance against this country’s dirtiest industry and greediest corporations. The Albertan had his share of scuffles with the law (and a shamefully demonizing mainstream media), and was accused (and charged once) of eco-terrosim in several pipeline and oil/gas ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Wiebo Ludwig, environmental activist and religious leader, dead at 70

Wiebo Ludwig last year in Edmonton. Below: John Brown, in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington; David York, director and writer of the NFB production Wiebo’s War; Richard Boonstra. Environmental activist and religious leader Wiebo Ludwig has died of cancer, the Edmonton Journal reported at 7:09 this evening. He was 70. Here is a reprint ...