Citizen Action Monitor

Student sit-in target leaders’ offices – Mulcair’s staff polite, welcoming — Trudeau’s don’t answer, lock doors

Students press leaders to commit to keeping tar sands oil in the soil No 1387 Posted by fw, July 4, 2015 “Part of a national, student-led day of action targeting … Continue reading

July 4, 2015

“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

Send Stephen Harper a message – Dare him to show up at the UN climate summit on Sept. 23 in New York

350.org is daring Harper to try to defend Canada’s climate record before the world. Sign on to this campaign. Let’s do this! No 1141 Posted by fw, September 10, 2014 … Continue reading

September 10, 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

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

US-produced video ad portrays Harper as selling out tar sands crude to China, making “suckers” of Americans

Hard-hitting anti-Keystone ad to bracket Obama’s state of the union address — Watch ad here No 963 Posted by fw, January 27, 2014 “ ‘Sucker Punch – Keystone Truth — … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hoax press release exposes TD Bank’s greenwash logo

TD’s tar sands investments belie its “As Green As Our Logo” claim No 793 Posted by fw, June 30, 2013 “If TD Bank wants to be ‘as green as its … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Climatologist James Hansen exposes “tortured logic” of Keystone XL pipeline supporters

US-TransCanada pipeline deal would not only be “bad marriage” for Americans but a “long one” No 712 Posted by fw, April 08, 2013 “Yet a bipartisan chorus says the pipeline … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Woman Nobel Peace Prize winner tells Harper to “Listen up” — Keep dirty oil out of New England

“I am proud to join this call” — Jody Williams, 1997 Nobel Peace Prize winner No 668 Posted by fw, January 31, 2013 “We will be united in telling leaders … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

“We must reject Keystone XL” insist four energy experts in new video

Watch the video and join tens of thousands of others on Feb. 17 for the Forward on Climate rally in Washington DC No 667 Posted by fw, January 31, 2013 “…approving … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

As public opposition to tar sands pipeline grows, Enbridge withdraws request to speak to Hamilton councillors

Opponents rallying to protest proposal to ship tar sands through Hamilton with or without Council’s help No 593 Posted by fw October 14, 2012 “…the city has no jurisdictional authority … Continue reading

October 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Norwegian grandparents spearhead demand for Statoil to withdraw from Harper’s tar sands

Will Norwegian grandparents shame the Canadian Association of Retired People into action? No 460 Posted by fw, April 19, 2012 “Grandparents cannot accept that our grandchildren shall inherit an unsustainable … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · Leave a comment