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  1. Pathways Alliance to file for regulator approval on carbon capture project

    By Amanda Stephenson A consortium of Canada's largest oilsands companies will submit an application before the end of the week for approval of its proposed $16.5-billion carbon capture pipeline project. The application by the Pathways Alliance industry group, which a spokesperson s
  2. Meet The Indigenous Woman Using Fire To Fight Fire

    By Trina Moyles Dr. Amy Cardinal Christianson grew up close to wildfires in Northern Alberta. While her family was always involved in firefighting efforts, before colonization, her ancestors “put fire on the ground” in early spring or late fall, when it was cool and damp—safe cond
  3. Feds urged to label acids in oilsands as toxic and harmful

    By Matteo Cimellaro First Nations and Métis in Alberta are joining with environmental organizations to formally request that Ottawa add a hazardous toxic acid found in oilsands tailings ponds to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). The proposed change would impose more
  4. Suncor strikes deal to explore oilsands extraction with Fort McKay First Nation

    By Amanda Stephenson Suncor Energy Inc. has signed an agreement with the Fort McKay First Nation that the oilsands giant says could lead to its first-ever bitumen extraction project on reserve lands. The Calgary-based energy company, together with the Fort McKay First Nation, annou
  5. How Calgary’s Kablusiak made Inuit art pop 

    By Katie Underwood (Photography by Allison Seto) Artists run wild in Kablusiak’s family, on both sides. Their childhood homes in Yellowknife, and later Edmonton, were filled with relatives’ creations, including a painting of wild geese—a wedding present to their parents from Kablu