Tar sands


Tar sands sucking Athabasca dry

Elders and representatives of two northern Alberta First Nations were in Edmonton to decry low water levels in the Athabasca watershed.


Beaver Lake Cree Nation battling oil giants

Less than two months after the chief of Beaver Lake Cree Nation filed a motion in Federal court to halt new oil and gas developments on their traditional territory, oil giants BP and Husky Energy announced a plan to do just that.


Hundreds of dead birds in tar sands tailings pond

Just days after agreeing to pay the largest penalty in Alberta’s environmental history, Syncrude is once again apologizing for the deaths of migratory birds on one of their tailings ponds.