Tar Sands


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NDP Transport Critic Olivia Chow is pushing for a study of the budget bill’s attack on marine environmental protection. The Transport Committee needs to take its mandate seriously.

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Columbus Dispatch Photo Oil Spill 2012-10-21

NDP Transport and Infrastructure Critic Olivia Chow challenges the Conservatives in Parliament over the gutting of the Navigable Waters Protection Act – a direct attack on the integrity of our rivers and lakes.

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DFP Photo Pipeline Michigan 2012-10-19

The Conservatives are gutting a waterways protection law that has served Canada well for 130 years. Why? To give a blank check to pipeline builders.

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The Conservatives are putting Canada’s rivers and lake at risk by gutting the Navigable Waters Protection Act. Get the background facts.

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For the second time in months, the Conservatives are planning to push a mammoth budget bill through Parliament that is the slap in the face for our democracy. The New Democrats will push back against the further weakening of environmental review laws.

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We all want clean water, safe food and pristine nature. But tar sands pipeline projects are putting us at risk. Learn more and take action.

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Canada is already pumping toxic tar sands sludge to the Pacific Coast with the Trans Mountain pipeline. And now plans are underway to double its capacity…

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600+ concerned citizens packed Bloor Cinema for Oscar-shortlisted film “Pipe Dreams” and a discussion about tar sands pipelines.

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Under Harper, Canada is on the wrong track. No matter whether you are young or unemployed or sick or retired; with reckless cuts to cherished institutions the message is that you are own your own. Read Olivia’s op-ed for the Annex Gleaner.

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The Conservative budget has many losers – seniors, families, workers, the environment. Olivia gets to the point. It’s an unfair, unbalanced budget that makes the 99% lose.

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Learn About the 425-Page Budget Implementation Bill May 17, 2012 The Environment Here’s what the Conservatives won’t tell you: They are gutting Canada’s environment assessment process for big energy projects—leaving our air, land and water exposed and at risk. Canada can be a leader in sustainable development. But Conservative oil and gas insiders have taken [...]

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 Learn About the 425-Page Budget Implementation Bill May 17, 2012 Ethics and Democracy The Conservatives are undermining our democracy by muzzling their critics and weakening structures that hold government accountable to citizens. Stephen Harper was elected on a promise of accountability, but he runs one of the most secretive governments in memory. Whether they’re dodging [...]

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Learn About the 425-Page Conservative Budget Bill May 17, 2012 OTTAWA – With the budget bill, the Conservatives are helping oil and gas industry insiders at the expense of the majority of Canadians who rely on our bountiful natural resources. We’re hearing grave concerns from outdoors enthusiasts, fishers and First Nations. Instead of protecting our [...]

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The Conservative budget bill is a ‘Trojan Horse’ that guts environmental protection and hurts our healthcare system. Olivia wants to hear from you what you think about the Conservative budget.

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Join NDP Finance Critic Peggy Nash, Environment Critic Megan Leslie, witnesses from Greenpeace and other environmental groups for a Toronto event on the Conservative budget Bill C-38.

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