Posts Tagged with "alberta"

Gulf Coast vs. Tar Sands: Environmental Deathmatch

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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Last week, we reported that Canada’s tar sands have just become the biggest source of oil imports to the US. This week we compare tar sands to the other big source of US oil–the Gulf of Mexico. Industry backers are trying hard to spin differences between tar sands and the Gulf. During a cheerleading trip [...]

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Palm Oil Controversy Threatens General Mills Golden Reputation

Thursday, March 18, 2010

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“Few things are more important than a company’s reputation with stakeholders.  It represents the sum of all that we do – and reflects the value and trust that consumers, customers, employees, investors and communities place in our company, our brands and our people. We constantly strive to remain worthy of that trust…” says CEO Ken [...]

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Indigenous And Hundreds More Challenge RBC On Tar Sands

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Today more than 170 people rallied outside of the Royal Bank of Canada’s (RBC’s) Annual General Shareholder meeting (AGM) in Toronto after a series of creative non-violent actions all morning. Inside, First Nations Chiefs and community representatives from four different Nations demanded RBC phase out of its Tar Sands financing and to recognize the right [...]

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Freedom From Oil Tour diary # 2

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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The second edition in the 10 day adventure of educating and mobilizing people to stop the Tar Sands, with rock bands Propagandhi and Strike Anywhere

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