Citizen Action Monitor

Sweden’s largest pension fund divests from TransCanada, claims it violates Paris Accord

Writing is on the wall for TransCanada (and Trudeau): “pipelines are a climate and financial disaster.” No 1992 Posted by fw, June 25, 2017 “Sweden’s largest pension fund, AP7, announced last … Continue reading

June 25, 2017

Environmental groups call on public to support “People’s Injunction” against pipelines across Canada

Also call on PM Trudeau to honour his pledge to “keep climate promises here at home”. No 1544 Posted by fw, December 18, 2015 “In the wake of the Paris climate … Continue reading

December 18, 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

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

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

Nebraska court decision a setback for TransCanada’s KXL pipeline

KXL protesters optimistic — “If we stick together, then it is possible to win” No 986 Posted by fw, February 24, 2014 “Dave Domina, the attorney who represented the landowners, … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

US Appeals Court rejects request to grant temporary injunction on southern half of Keystone XL

Decision puts TransCanada’s financial health ahead of ecologically sane future No 878 Posted by fw, October 15, 2013 “Forget the politicians. The politicians are put there to give you the … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Correcting TransCanada CEO’s warped logic and ignored inconvenient facts about KXL

According to CEO Russ Girling, rejecting the pipeline “likely leads to greater emissions in GHG” No 761 Posted by fw, June 1, 2013 “If you deny the pipeline it’s a … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

TransCanada uses legal sledgehammer to SLAPP down XL pipeline protesters

$5 million lawsuit used to “intimidate and silence activists” No 666 Posted by fw, January 31, 2013 “The suit brought was what is known as a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Texas family loses court battle against TransCanada: 15-word decision sent from judge’s iPhone

Julia Trigg Crawford, a farmer, plans appeal No 573 Posted by fw September 21, 2012 A sad update to my August 6, 2012 post, Over $45,000 raised to help Texas … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Over $45,000 raised to help Texas family STOP TransCanada from seizing their farm for pipeline

No 542 Posted by fw, August 6, 2012 UPDATE: To my July 26 post: Stop Canada’s Ugly TransCanada Corp claim of legal right to a Texas family farm for its … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Seventy Braveheart U.S. activists will put their bodies on the line in Tar Sands Blockade against TransCanada

And seventy reasons for the rest of us to be inspired No 539 Posted by fw, August 3, 2012 “If the brutal police response to peaceful protesters in New York, … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Stop Canada’s Ugly TransCanada Corp claim of legal right to a Texas family farm for its tar sands pipeline

Help Julia Trigg Crawford to fight back and block the Keystone XL pipeline No 532 Posted by fw, July 26, 2012 “When TransCanada showed up on her father’s doorstep in … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · Leave a comment