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Activists denounce conditional Leave to Open for Enbridge Line 9
2015-06-19
No Line 9 Network
A coalition of environmental and Indigenous solidarity activists has condemned the decision by the National Energy Board to grant Leave to Open for the controversial Line 9 reversal project.
Anishinabe Women, Youth & Elders Hold Ceremony, Public Event on Lake of the Woods, March in Kenora for World Water Day
2015-03-22
Grassroots Indigenous Water Defence host event at McLeod Park to raise awareness about threats to local waterways, in solidarity with Indigenous communities protecting water around the world.
Canadian First Nations, US-based Tribal Governments and Indigenous Advocacy Groups Endorse Mass Civil Disobedience Action to Protest Canadian Tar Sand
2011-09-22
Canadian First Nations, American Indian Tribes, Territorial, Provincial and Federal First Nations Governments and Advocacy groups have added their support for a rally featuring a civil disobedience si...
Canadians Choose a Clean Start: Bury the Tar Sands Along With Harper's Tenure
2015-10-21
The ousting of the Conservative Government from Ottawa by the Canadian public in Monday's election is also a repudiation of the continued, unrestrained development of the Athabasca tar sands.
Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9
2014-03-06
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9. WHO: Sarah Harmer, NEB intervener and musician, Vanessa Gray, Aamjiwnaang First Nations and Sarnia Against Pipelines,...
Community groups and First Nations demand the shutdown of Enbridge's Line 9
2015-12-09
More than 80 organizations in southern Ontario and Quebec, impacted indigenous communities, as well as national organizations have released a statement letter to the Prime Minister condemning the rece...
DAM LINE 9! Concert! Saturday Afternoon August 9
2014-08-09
Stop LineNine!
Blockaders have arranged for 'Tunes Against the Tar Sands' to take place from 5pm until 7:30 pm Saturday, August 9. Activists Have Confirmed Several Musical Acts to Play Show at Blockade Site.
DAM LINE 9! Occupation of Line 9 Construction Site Begins
2014-08-05
Individuals from affected communities throughout south-western Ontario have interrupted work on a section of Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline. Activists stopped the work this morning, asserting that Line 9 ...
Dene Nation Becomes Part of International Accord Opposed to Keystone XL Pipeline
2011-09-21
Dene National Office
Dene Nation Becomes Part of International Accord Opposed to Keystone XL Pipeline.
Enbridge Line 9 Work Disrupted as Demonstrators Demand an End to Tar Sands, Fracking
2015-09-02
Opponents of Enbridge’s Line 9 Tar Sands and fracking pipeline are in Port Hope at the site of testing operations of the controversial pipeline.
Environmental justice activists successfully shut down Line 9 construction site in Toronto
2013-12-03
Rising Tide Toronto
At 6am this morning, members of Rising Tide Toronto successfully shut down construction for Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline in North Toronto. Five people, including two priests, locked down to equipment to...
NEB Hearings start in Toronto today, here's what they won't be hearing
2013-10-16
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
A banner drop and a series of gagged protestors demonstrated what is being left out of the National Energy Board (NEB) hearings that are taking place this week in Toronto. The subject of the hearings ...
NEB's green light for Line 9 sacrifices waterways, public health and the climate
2015-02-09
Sources
The National Energy Board (NEB) gave the green light to Enbridge Inc.'s contentious Line 9B pipeline on Feb 6, 2015, despite the company's failure to make necessary safety improvements. The decision m...
Rising Tide Toronto launches "Line 9 Pledge of Resistance"
2014-03-06
Rising Tide Toronto
Rising Tide Toronto launches Line 9 Pledge of Resistance. Group encourages civil disobedience to stop pipeline approved by NEB.
Six Nations and allies Interrupt work on Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline
2014-07-17
Individuals from Six Nations and their allies have interrupted work on a section of Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline. The work stoppage began around 10am Thursday morning. Individuals involved asked workers...
Swamp Line 9! Stopping the Expansion of Enbridge’s Line 9
2013-06-20
RisingTideToronto
We are digging in and occupying Enbridge’s North Westover Pump Station in the Beverly Swamp. We have done this to stop construction in preparation for the reversal of their Line 9 Pipeline to carry ...
Toronto Council Moves to Protect City's Water from Pipeline Spills
2015-04-05
Municipal Action Committee, Toronto No Line 9 Network
Toronto City Council's motion asking for emergency shut-off values on either side of the City of Toronto's major watercourses reflects increased resident pressure on the city to defend us all against ...

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Activists denounce conditional Leave to Open for Enbridge Line 9
Sources News Release
Article
2015
No Line 9 Network
A coalition of environmental and Indigenous solidarity activists has condemned the decision by the National Energy Board to grant Leave to Open for the controversial Line 9 reversal project.
Anishinabe Women, Youth & Elders Hold Ceremony, Public Event on Lake of the Woods, March in Kenora for World Water Day
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Grassroots Indigenous Water Defence host event at McLeod Park to raise awareness about threats to local waterways, in solidarity with Indigenous communities protecting water around the world.
The Canadian Election and the Global Climate Crisis
Annis, Roger
Article
2015
CounterPunch
The environmental stands of all the main parties in this election amount to climate change denial.
Canadians Choose a Clean Start: Bury the Tar Sands Along With Harper's Tenure
Sources News Release
Article
2015
The ousting of the Conservative Government from Ottawa by the Canadian public in Monday's election is also a repudiation of the continued, unrestrained development of the Athabasca tar sands.
Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9. WHO: Sarah Harmer, NEB intervener and musician, Vanessa Gray, Aamjiwnaang First Nations and Sarnia Against Pipelines,...
Community groups and First Nations demand the shutdown of Enbridge's Line 9
Sources News Release
Article
2015
More than 80 organizations in southern Ontario and Quebec, impacted indigenous communities, as well as national organizations have released a statement letter to the Prime Minister condemning the rece...
Connexions Library: Environment Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Serivces
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
Content Magazine - Number 77
August 1977
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Dakota Access Pipeline and the Future of American Labor
Brecher, Jeremy
Article
2016
CounterPunch
As United States Energy Transfers Partners began building the Dakota Access Pipeline through territory sacred to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, the tribe began an escalating campaign against the pipel...
DAM LINE 9! Occupation of Line 9 Construction Site Begins
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Individuals from affected communities throughout south-western Ontario have interrupted work on a section of Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline. Activists stopped the work this morning, asserting that Line 9 ...
84-year-old ex-librarian arrested protesting Kinder Morgan, calls NEB a "sham"
Morelli, Peter
Article
2014
Vancouver Observer
Barbara Grant criticized the NEB hearings of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion as a "sham" and spoke out about the danger before crossing the police line to be arrested. At 84, she's the oldest per...
Environmental justice activists successfully shut down Line 9 construction site in Toronto
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Rising Tide Toronto
At 6am this morning, members of Rising Tide Toronto successfully shut down construction for Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline in North Toronto. Five people, including two priests, locked down to equipment to...
Fake grassroots advocacy part of TransCanada's plan to silence Energy East critics
Uechi, Jenny
Article
2014
Vancouver Observer
Documents show plans to "pressure" pipeline critics by working with third parties and industry-funded grassroots advocacy groups in favour of Energy East.
Forest Service’s 'Independent' Report on Atlantic Coast Pipeline Written by Pipeline Company Contractor
Vardi, Itai
Article
2017
Desmog
The U.S. Forest Service recently published an assessment of the proposed Atlantic Coast pipeline, calling the report "independent." In reality the assessment was performed and written by none other th...
Former NDP Comms Director Key Strategist on Edelman Energy East Astroturf Strategy
Jervey, Ben
Article
2014
Desmog
TransCanada has bought some unlikely support for the company’s public relations astroturf offensive aimed at winning support for the Energy East pipeline.
How Big Oil Plans to Win Ugly in New York
Leaked Transcript from PR Maven Shows Energy Companies will be Told to Make the Fight Against Fracking Opponents Personal
Federman, Adam
Article
2014
CounterPunch
A PR firm well known for its hardball tactics in defense of Big Tobacco will deliver the keynote address at tonight’s Independent Oil and Gas Association conference.
How do you stop a pipeline when one family owns both the oil and the media?
Astephen,Lynaya
Article
2015
Ricochet
Pipeline opponent’s op-ed rejected by Irving-owned newspaper in New Brunswick.
Keystone Cops
TransCanada Cultivates Close Ties With Nebraska Police Agencies
Federman, Adam
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Since August 2011, the Nebraska Information Analysis Center (NIAC) – one of more than 70 Department of Homeland Security “fusion centers” – and TransCanada Corporation, the company behind the Keystone...
Landowner refuses to surrender property for Energy East pipeline
A landowner fights a big corporation for his forest
Dickson, Janice
Article
2014
Vancouver Observer
Rick Verge was shocked when a TransCanada land agent knocked on his door in Titusville, N.B., last year and offered him $1000 to conduct a land survey in exchange for his signature. He refused. He sai...
The Leap Manifesto
A Call for a Canada Based on Caring for the Earth and One Another
Article
2015
We start from the premise that Canada is facing the deepest crisis in recent memory. so we need to Leap.
Letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding Line 9
Climate Change and the Line 9B Reversal Project
Article
2015
A letter from community organizations in southern Ontario and Quebec, impacted Indigenous communities, and national organizations that would like to express adamant opposition to the recent 'Leave to ...
Lockdown: the end of growth in the tar sands
MacKinnon, Hannah
Article
2015
Oil Change International
Climate change is here and now. And if world leaders had heeded scientific warnings 30 years ago, 20 years ago, 10 years ago, or even as recently as the Copenhagen climate conference in 2009 -- it's p...
Muddying the waters
Landrevie, Barbara
Article
2015
Le Monde diplomatique
The by-products of aluminium extraction have been poisoning the Mediterranean for almost 20 years. But the closure of the plant that produces them would cost jobs in an underemployed region.
NEB's green light for Line 9 sacrifices waterways, public health and the climate
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Sources
The National Energy Board (NEB) gave the green light to Enbridge Inc.'s contentious Line 9B pipeline on Feb 6, 2015, despite the company's failure to make necessary safety improvements. The decision m...
Newspaper Owned By Fracking Billionaire Leaks Memo Calling Pipeline Opponents Potential "Terrorists"
Horn, Steve
Article
2017
Desmog
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has produced a report titled, "Potential Domestic Terrorist Threats to Multi-State Diamond Pipeline Construction Project," dated April 7, 2017. The DHS f...
Not Worth The Risk
A Community Report on the Line 9 International Energy Board Hearings
Grant, Sonia; Peloso, Andrea; Pope, Erin; Saunders, Sakura; Sharkey, John; Vasey, Dave; Vos, Lukas
Article
2014
Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline – a 38 year old pipeline that is almost identical in build and age to the Line 6B pipeline that ruptured into the Kalamazoo river – seeks to gain approval to reverse its flo...
Pipeline Company Paid Pennsylvania Police Department to 'Deter Protests'
Federman, Adam
Article
2015
Counter Punch
Between June and October 2013, Kinder Morgan, the largest energy infrastructure company in North America, paid a local Pennsylvania police department more than $50,000 to patrol a controversial pipeli...
Reversing Enbridge & Big Oil's Pipeline Plans
Nelson, Joyce
Article
2015
Nelson, Joyce
The National Academy of Sciences is skewering the industry's 'oil is oil' talking point -- making it clear that diluted bitumen is a different beast altogether and needs to be treated as such. The ago...
Rising Tide Toronto launches "Line 9 Pledge of Resistance"
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Rising Tide Toronto
Rising Tide Toronto launches Line 9 Pledge of Resistance. Group encourages civil disobedience to stop pipeline approved by NEB.
This Changes Everything
Lewis, Avi (director); Klein, Naomi (narrator)
Film/Video
2015
Directed by Avi Lewis, and inspired by Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything, the film presents portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar S...
Toronto Council Moves to Protect City's Water from Pipeline Spills
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Municipal Action Committee, Toronto No Line 9 Network
Toronto City Council's motion asking for emergency shut-off values on either side of the City of Toronto's major watercourses reflects increased resident pressure on the city to defend us all against ...
TransCanada hires controversial PR firm to derail opposition to Energy East pipeline
Patterson, Brent
Article
2014
rabble.ca
There are now multiple news articles that report Calgary-based TransCanada hired the controversial public relations firm Edelman in an attempt to derail growing public opposition to its proposed 1.1 m...
TransCanada Keystone 1 Pipeline Suffered Major Corrosion Only Two Years In Operation, 95% Worn In One Spot
Dermansky, Julie
Article
2015
DeSmogBlog
Documents obtained by DeSmogBlog reveal an alarming rate of corrosion to parts of TransCanada's Keystone 1 pipeline. A mandatory inspection test revealed a section of the pipeline's wall had corroded ...
Tsleil-Waututh First Nation rejects Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion
Tello, Carlos
Article
2015
Vancouver Observer
Kinder Morgan's pipeline project proposes almost 1,000 kilometres of new pipeline to carry diluted bitumen from Edmonton to Burnaby. The Tsleil-Waututh Nation announced that the project would not be a...
We're not having it! $15bn KXL lawsuit shows what's wrong with 'trade deals'
Cossar-Gilbert, Sam
Article
2016
Ecologist
TransCanada has just made a big mistake by bringing its $15 billion lawsuit against the US government for refusing the Keystone XL pipeline, writes Sam Cossar-Gilbert. The move has exposed the real na...

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Content Magazine - Number 77
August 1977
Serial Publication (Periodical)

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National Energy Board
Promotes safety and security, environmental protection and efficient energy infrastructure and markets.
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Created to advance transportation safety through the investigation of occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation.


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