Citizen Action Monitor

Ecology Ottawa’s “clamour of protest” pays off at Ontario Energy Board hearings on Energy East

OEB’s final report reflects public concern that pipeline’s environmental risks not worth economic benefits No 1441 Posted by fw, September 05, 2015 “People knew that even the most modern oil pipelines … Continue reading

September 5, 2015

100,000 plus Canadians demand climate impacts be included in review of Energy East pipeline project

National Energy Board risks losing “all credibility and legitimacy” if impacts and community voices are ignored No 1253 Posted by fw, February 7, 2015 Canada ‘Can’t Hide’ From Climate Impacts … Continue reading

February 7, 2015

Ontario Energy Board officials short on answers about Energy East pipeline at Ottawa public meeting

Ottawa Green city councillor says public engagements for Energy East have disappointed many citizens No 1244 Posted by fw, January 30, 2015 “An Ottawa public meeting about the Energy East … Continue reading

January 30, 2015

Ontario Energy Board’s expert reports on Energy East project

Council of Canadians give OEB reports a mixed review No 1230 Posted by fw, January 14, 2015 From the Ontario Energy Board’s website, this explanation of the Consultation and Review … Continue reading

January 14, 2015

TransCanada hires dirty tricks PR consultants to discredit opponents of Energy East pipeline project

Dirty tricks campaign will unleash 35,000 fake grassroots supporters of Energy East No 1194 Posted by fw, November 20, 2014 “More than 50 Edelman and TransCanada staff would be devoted … Continue reading

November 20, 2014

From Quebec’s legislature, great news for opponents of proposed Energy East pipeline

Legislature’s resolution effectively a vote of non-confidence in National Energy Board review process No 1186 Posted by fw, November 7, 2014 “We urge the National Energy Board to amend its … Continue reading

November 7, 2014

TransCanada caught repeating false information about benefits of Energy East’s pipeline

Contrary to TransCanada’s claim, Energy East will not significantly reduce overseas oil imports to Quebec and Maritimes No 1185 Posted by fw, November 6, 2014 Here’s TransCanada’s false claim, which … Continue reading

November 6, 2014

350.org commits to deliver tens of thousands of messages calling for a climate review of Energy East

Also plans to build cross-Canada Action Network to organize community actions to stop the project “We’ll put up the fiercest 15 month fight Stephen Harper has ever seen.” No 1184 … Continue reading

November 6, 2014

“It’s not going to happen,” say defiant opponents of Energy East mega-pipeline project

Canadian opposition growing — from Indigenous people, local communities, land owners, NGOs, and environmentalists No 1176 Posted by fw, October 30, 2014 “Following TransCanada’s announcement that the permit had been … Continue reading

October 30, 2014

Ecology Ottawa, an environmental activist group, gears up to fight TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline

A volunteer-driven organization, Ecology Ottawa has five full-time staff and “dozens and dozens” of volunteers No 1169 Posted by fw, October 21, 2014 “As pipeline giant TransCanada prepares to file its application for … Continue reading

October 21, 2014

Recent developments give “new hope” to Hamiltonians concerned about climate change

Hamilton residents primed to reduce funding to fossil fuel industry that is damaging the global climate No 1168 Posted by fw, October 20, 2014 “Fossil fuel divestment is the focus … Continue reading

October 20, 2014

Bill McKibben highlights the “tipping point” risks of TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline

But Energy East could also be the “tipping point” of the climate movement, a movement capable of making a tar sands moratorium happen No 1140 Posted by fw, September 7, … Continue reading

September 7, 2014

Concerned Quebecers on 5-week march across province to oppose TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline

Majority of residents encountered by marchers share feeling of being threatened by Energy East No 1058 Posted by fw, May 22, 2014 “It began on May 10 in Cacouna [Québec] … Continue reading

May 22, 2014

Canadians stepping up to say no to pipelines, demand climate action from politicians

People are starting to do a very non-Canadian thing — get educated, get organized, and fight back No 1053 Posted by fw, May 13, 2014 “Saturday’s day of action happened … Continue reading

May 13, 2014

US State Department sued for hiding plans to pipe dirty tar sands oil through New England to Maine

State Department fails to respond satisfactorily to FOIA request for public documents about such plans No 1041 Posted by fw, April 29, 2014 “In a statement announcing the lawsuit, the NWF … Continue reading

April 29, 2014

New website helps Canadians stay informed about TransCanada Energy East pipeline developments

No 840 Posted by fw, August 26, 2013 Below is a sampling of what’s available on the website. Be sure to Sign the petition encouraging mayors and municipalities to oppose this … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Counter TransCanada’s “Energy East” pipeline spin with this fact-filled document

Council of Canadians’ publication provides ANTI-PIPELINE ACTIVISTS with talking points No 838 Posted by fw, August 25, 2013 This post is a slightly modified version — with inline hyperlinks in … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Environmental activist invites east Ontario mayor to join opposition to TransCanada pipeline proposal

Mayor of Ottawa Valley township is “very happy” with plan to pump dilbit across Rideau River and across township No 819 Posted by fw, July 26, 2013 Ian Angus, socialist, … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment