Posts Tagged ‘ Oil Companies ’

Greenpeace activists scale London’s Shard building

July 12, 2013
Greenpeace activists scale London’s Shard building

Six environmental activists, including one Canadian woman, are attempting to scale the Shard, Western Europe’s tallest building, to protest drilling in the Arctic by oil companies. CBC | British Columbia News

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Environmentalists call for UVic to stop investing pension funds in Enbridge

January 10, 2013
Environmentalists call for UVic to stop investing pension funds in Enbridge

A B.C. environmental group is calling on the University of Victoria to stop investing pension funds in oil companies. The Wilderness Committee is pointing the spotlight on financial documents from the university’s latest report available to pension plan members that show about $ 4 million in pension funds invested in Enbridge. That’s the Calgary-based oil [...]

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Mulcair: Unions don’t influence my party

November 30, 2012
Mulcair: Unions don’t influence my party

After speaking to the BC Federation of Labour Convention in Vancouver the leader of the Federal NDP says unions have no influence on his party.  Thomas Mulcair says his party is working for better wages and work place conditions, both things he says are good for everybody.  Mulcair says he works with labour, banks, and [...]

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The Gateway gap: B.C. and oil patch stumble into silence

October 4, 2012

B.C. premier won’t discuss demands with oil companies globeandmail – British Columbia

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Environmentalists’ buyout of Flathead Valley mining complete

September 15, 2012
Environmentalists’ buyout of Flathead Valley mining complete

Environmentalists in the East Kootenay are celebrating after finally raising enough money to keep miners and oil companies out of the Flathead Valley, south of Fernie. CBC | British Columbia News

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