Posts Tagged with "Syncrude"

Taking Steps to Heal the Tar Sands

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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This past weekend was a big step for the city of Fort McMurray, Alberta.  On Saturday August 14th, 2010 I joined local Indigenous community members along with supporters from across the country in the Tar Sands Healing Walk. We walked through the tar sands development zones calling for the healing of land and water.  This [...]

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Syncrude Convicted, Yet More Crude Sin to Come

Wednesday, July 7, 2010


On Friday morning I attended the long awaited verdict of the Syncrude duck trial with high hopes and low expectations. After a two-and-a-half-month trial, Syncrude was found guilty of the criminal charges in connection with the deaths of 1,606 ducks in one of its mining tailings ponds in April 2008. Syncrude was found guilty and [...]

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