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TransCanada vastly exaggerating Energy East’s ability to reduce overseas oil imports

Publication | October 29, 2014 at 7:17

By repeating false information, TransCanada is misleading Canadians and investors in a desperate attempt to justify its Energy East pipeline and tanker proposal.

Protecting Our Oceans is Everyone's Business: Ranking Supermarkets on Seafood...

Publication | July 3, 2014 at 10:00

Canada’s major food retailers are ranked for the fifth time on their efforts to ensure the seafood they sell does not threaten the ability of our oceans, and ocean-dependent communities, to thrive.

Economics of Transporting and Processing Tar Sands Crudes in Quebec

Publication | June 2, 2014 at 8:11

This report examines the economics of transporting and processing Alberta tar sands crudes in Quebec. In particular, we focus on the benefits and costs to Quebec of these activities, and address the widespread uncertainty and disagreement as...

Darlington Refurbishment: Risk Issues Require Greater Attention

Publication | May 29, 2014 at 5:30

The Ontario government directed Ontario Power Generation (OPG) last year to start rebuilding reactors at the Darlington nuclear station beginning in 2016.

Renewable is Doable: Affordable and flexible options for Ontario’s long term energy plan

Publication | September 10, 2013 at 8:00

Ontario has experienced an absolute decline in electricity demand in recent years, due in part to the province’s successful conservation programs. Grid electricity demand in Ontario is projected to drop back to 1992 levels by 2022. This will...

Deep Seabed Mining

Publication | July 7, 2013 at 18:01

The deep sea is a place of myth and mystery, filled with weird and wonderful life forms, and vital to the survival of our planet. But now, this mostly unknown world is facing large-scale industrial exploitation – as mining of the deep seabed...

FSC at risk – Finland: How FSC controlled wood certification is threatening Finland’s...

Publication | June 26, 2013 at 5:00

Established nearly 20 years ago, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is widely recognised as the highest global certification standard for forest management. Nonetheless, with the FSC’s rapid growth, there is growing concern with the...

FSC at work - Canada: FSC-Certified forest management that customers expect

Publication | June 26, 2013 at 5:00

Established nearly 20 years ago, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is widely recognised as the highest global certification standard for forest management. Nonetheless, with the FSC’s rapid growth, there is growing concern with the...

From the ground up: A progress report on British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest (2013)

Publication | June 25, 2013 at 10:28

In June 2013, dozens of global customers of wood products from the Great Bear Rainforest such as Home Depot and Kimberly-Clark, came to Vancouver for a roundtable to share perspectives on progress in the region and engage in discussion on the...

The Rainbow Spill: A Case of Crime and (No) Punishment

Publication | April 24, 2013 at 17:20

The 2011 Rainbow pipeline spill near the Lubicon Cree community of Little Buffalo was one of the largest in Alberta’s history. No charges were laid by the provincial government or the regulator, in spite of an investigation that found that the...

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