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New report shows a majority of oil sands revenues are funneled to foreign investors   Unceded Coast Salish Territories (VANCOUVER, BC) — A new investigative report shows revenues from the oil sands are far more likely to line the pockets of foreign investors instead of Canadians, with more than 70 per cent of oil sands production owned by investors and shareholders...
Communiqué - 11 May 2020 - Tag : Public Intervention, Tar sands
At the end of this month, the Canadian government will decide whether to approve or reject the Teck Frontier open-pit tar sands mine, which would be Canada’s largest ever tar sands mine.
Actualité - 30 January 2020 - Tag : Tar sands, TECK
Tell the Prime Minister of Canada not to fund Texan oil giant Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with Canadian taxpayers’ money and to respect the rights of Indigenous communities and British Columbians, who have been dead set against the project for many months now.
Actualité - 30 April 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Tar sands
A new report by Équiterre and its partners highlights worrying gaps in TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline application. Two and a half years after it was filed with the National Energy Board (NEB), TransCanada has yet to provide critical details on how the pipeline would cross three of Canada’s largest and most iconic rivers, the Ottawa, St. Lawrence and Assiniboine...
Actualité - 14 June 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Tar sands
Montreal, February 25, 2016 - From February 27 to March 18, the Centre for Sustainable Development (CSD) and Équiterre are presenting The True Cost of Oil exhibit by international artist Garth Lenz.
Communiqué - 25 February 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Tar sands
Équiterre will be participating, once again, in Montreal’s Nuit Blanche on Saturday, February 27. Visit the Centre for Sustainable Development and plunge into a red-hot atmosphere reflecting the impact of climate change. There’ll be a one-of-a-kind, really fun photo booth featuring symbols of Canada and Quebec threatened by climate change, tar sands and pipelines....
Very few people have had the opportunity to see from this close the unimaginable scale of the Alberta’s tar sands - the world’s third largest oil reserve and it’s largest energy project - like the artist Garth Lenz did from the air to realize his photo exhibit “The True Cost of Oil”.
Actualité - 1 February 2016 - Tag : Fight against climate change, Organization, Tar sands
A new analysis released today shows that pipelines exporting tar sands oil out of Alberta are nearly 89 per cent full and illustrates how citizen opposition from across North America has successfully stopped and/or delayed tar sands pipeline infrastructure, keeping carbon in the ground and benefiting our climate.
Actualité - 27 October 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Fight against climate change, Tar sands
Washington/Toronto/Montreal, Tuesday October 27, 2015 - A new analysis released today shows that pipelines exporting tar sands oil out of Alberta are nearly 89 per cent full. The analysis released by Oil Change International, in collaboration with several major environmental organizations, calculates that if market constraints continue, there will be no further growth in tar...
Communiqué - 27 October 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Fight against climate change, Tar sands
The oil industry has set expansion goals that, if reached, would see production soar from about 2.1 million barrels per day (mbpd) today to 4.7 mbpd by 2030, and to as much as 5.8 mbpd by 2035.