In the face of a global pandemic, it’s hard to focus on anything else.
May 17, 2020
#58 A Seizure Of Political Power In Wet’suwet’en Territory
A look at the ongoing crisis around pipelines and rail blockades, Teck withdraws its plans for a $20 billion mine and Conservative MPs demand justice for Alberta.
February 25, 2020
CRUDE #9 – Tar Teck: The Final Frontier
Teck Resources just got approval to build the largest tar sands operation ever. The Frontier mine would have serious and permanent consequences for the local environment, Indigenous peoples and the global climate. So why haven’t you ever heard about it?
August 6, 2019
CRUDE #3 – Let the Bastards Freeze in the Dark
The Alberta oil sands. It’s a cold patch of land (which we once almost nuked into oblivion) that’s become Canada’s economic engine. Governments have fought over it for decades. And now it’s one of the most controversial places on the planet. Will it finally tear our politics apart?
April 30, 2019
Introducing Our New Season: CRUDE
Canada was built on oil.
March 28, 2019
#230 The Pipeline Approval Was Rigged
No outcome other than an approval was ever possible.
May 6, 2018
#153 Pipeline Antics
When Jean Charest was a paid agent of an energy company he had a secret meeting with the government pipeline regulator, who then lied about it.
October 3, 2016
I was a Canadian Geographic Intern
When I read yesterday's opening salvo in CANADALAND's series on Canadian Geographic, a jumble of thoughts and emotions jostled for attention.
July 22, 2015
By Jimmy Thomson
Oil Sands Lobby Group Sponsored and Edited Public School Lessons
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers sponsored Energy IQ, "an energy education resource" distributed for free online and to 13,000...
July 22, 2015
By Jesse Brown
#38 The Tyee
The Tyee may be the oldest surviving "digital native" news site in Canada. Who funds it and why has it stuck around for so long while so many others have faded away? Founder David Beers explains.