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Alberta should become Canada’s leader in renewable energy

Feature story | November 3, 2014 at 11:30

The province of Alberta has everything it needs to become a leader in the development of renewable energy. It’s one of the sunniest and windiest places in Canada. It has a trained and educated work force. And, as one of the most climate polluting...

Environmental groups and AFL release groundbreaking Green Jobs report

Feature story | April 21, 2009 at 17:00

More than 200,000 green jobs could easily be created in Alberta if the government made renewable energy a priority, says a new report by Greenpeace, Sierra Club Prairie Chapter and the Alberta Federation of Labour.

Did the Redford Government try to cover-up one of the largest spills in Alberta’s...

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 13, 2013 2 comments

There’s been a lot of reporting in the last few days about the  Apache industrial waste water spill  in Northwestern, Alberta. The massive spill poured over 9.5 million litres of toxic water into an internationally recognized wetlands...

Alberta caribou conservationists ask for help south of the border

Blog entry by Catharine Grant, Forest Campaigner | February 21, 2013 1 comment

Conservation groups in Alberta are hoping that US environmental groups will help raise awareness about the plight of woodland caribou in the tarsands region of the province. In Alberta, the main threat to caribou - a threatened species...

What other spills is the Alberta Government not telling you about?

Blog entry by mhudema | June 15, 2013

If the Alberta Government didn’t inform you about one of the largest spills in the province’s history – How many other spills don't we know about? It was one of the largest spills in Alberta turbulent pipeline history and the...

Alberta floods: How to help with recovery efforts

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 25, 2013

This past weekend Alberta faced unprecedented floods that put neighborhoods under water, destroyed houses, and forced over one hundred thousand people to evacuate. Four communities located on Canada’s second largest First...

If Canada Followed Alberta on GHG Emissions

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | March 25, 2013

Recently Alberta’s illustrious Premier Allison Redford was in Ottawa. There she told reporters that the Federal government should follow Alberta’s lead when it comes to dealing with climate change and rising emissions (though she...

Alberta: where we only prosecute tarsands violations 1% of the time:

Blog entry by mhudema | July 24, 2013

New study reveals shocking details about provinces tar sands regulation and enforcement.   The Alberta government has made a lot of ‘world class’ claims relating to its management of a growing tar sands industry. Over the past few...

Alberta: A Spill-Filled Summer

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 17, 2013

ALBERTA: A SPILL FILLED SUMMER: It’s been another spill-filled summer in the spill-prone province of Alberta. With Alberta averaging over two oil spills a day over the past 37 years , there are many spills that we don’t know...

Tar Sands spills – 1,528,996.71 litres and still spilling!!

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 19, 2013

Right now in Alberta, tar sands bitumen is spilling into the environment at four different sites , one directly underneath a lake. All four spills have been spilling for months and the Alberta and Canadian governments know all about...

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