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Opposition to Energy East an Easy Decision for Former Calgarian

What is wrong with you people?! – Those were the words immediately out of my step-dad’s mouth as he heard about my exciting new position at Ecology Ottawa. That new position, is replacing my friend Avery Dawes on the Tar Free 613…

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TransCanada’s Incomplete Application to the National Energy Board Provides More Evidence For What We Already Knew

TransCanada did not include a feasibility study and has no plan for how the Energy East Pipeline will cross the Ottawa River. It’s now mid-May and, just days after the National Energy Board received the 38,885-page application from TransCanada, there’s…

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The New Kinder Morgan Pipeline Has Been Approved but the Fight Is Not Over

The National Energy Board approved a new Kinder Morgan pipeline which would run through Alberta and British Columbia and this, unfortunately, comes as no surprise. The NEB has proved time and time again that it is out of touch with…

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Protesters Interrupt Pipeline President’s Speech in Ottawa

Ottawa, February 2, 2015 – TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline president, Francois Poirier, came to Ottawa today, expecting to be the star attraction for a crowd of over 200 who paid to listen to his speech at the Chateau Laurier. Instead,…

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New Video: Nobel Prize Winner Visits the Proposed Energy East Pipeline

Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams spent a few days visiting Ottawa in October of 2013, during which time she made a special effort to reach out to local residents who would be impacted by the proposed Energy East pipeline…

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Museum’s tar sands funding pollutes Snow exhibit, says snowperson

Museum’s tar sands funding pollutes Snow exhibit, says snowperson   Snowpeople are now distancing themselves from controversial tar sands funding of the Museum of Civilisation from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). This morning a Snowperson protested the funding…

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Press Release: Weakness of Federal Pipeline Review Process Forces Ontario to Act

November 13, 2013 – For Immediate Release Weakness of Federal Pipeline Review Process Forces Ontario to Act Ottawa, ON – Ecology Ottawa welcomes the recent decision by the Ontario government to conduct a public consultation on the proposed Energy East…

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New Research on Rail Risks of Energy East Pipeline

On behalf of Ecology Ottawa, and as part of their initiative to stop the “Energy East” pipeline, one of our volunteers, Mike Fletcher, completed a concise research project about the safety of transporting oil. Some of the key findings in…

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