Category Archives: Information

Protect our water from #fracking with @CouncilofCDNs

Fracking – also known as hydraulic fracturing – is one of the biggest threats to clean water. It’s a process to extract natural gas or oil trapped in shale rock and coal beds. Using millions of litres of water, thousands … Continue reading

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Oct 3 #MASONvSMITH debate in #RedDeer #abpoli

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 you are invited to the battle of the year, between left and right, between Brian Mason of the Alberta New Democratic Party and Danielle Smith of the Wildrose Party. On their tour of Alberta they … Continue reading

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An oil-spill-filled summer in #Alberta

Read this post by Greenpeace about all of the spill in Alberta over the summer. This is very alarming. http://www.greenpeace.org/canada/en/Blog/alberta-a-spill-filled-summer/blog/46655/

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@CPC_HQ fails to defraud Canadians of lawyer costs in #electionfraud case

Federal Court Justice Richard Mosley has ruled that the applicants in the recent high-profile election fraud legal challenge will not have to pay the Conservative Party $355,907 in legal costs, ruling on a reimbursement request that was filed this past June. In … Continue reading

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Auditor General agrees to perform #safetyreview of #pipelines in #AB

Alberta’s Auditor General has agreed to a safety review of pipelines in the province! The Council of Canadians is one of the 54 co-signers mentioned in the article below. http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/politics/Auditor+general+investigate+pipeline+safety+Alberta/8904153/story.html

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Majority of Albertans against putting water rights on the market

“Most Albertans believe the province should put river health first when it comes to handing out water rights, and human consumption should take priority over businesses during a drought, according to a new poll released Thursday.” “if businesses and farmers … Continue reading

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What’s the deal with Europe and CETA?

In case you are unaware (which would be no surprise because of the secrecy behind this deal) CETA  stands for the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement between Europe and Canada. It is not just about trade though. This agreement will allow … Continue reading

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80% of Albertans were not aware of the water consultations

New poll released today shows that “While the government spent a million dollars to go to over 20 cities and towns and talked with only 1000 people, 80% of Albertans were not aware that the consultations even took place.” Read … Continue reading

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