Over 5,000 people want Premier Redford to meet with public groups and not just oil execs on the pipeline review. Don't you? Please add your name and share!
Sign the petition below:
Please also share the petition among your networks! The more signatures we can get, the quicker Redford will realize how important it is to meet with public groups over our concerns regarding pipeline safety in Alberta. We need an independent review of pipeline safety!
Sierra Club Prairie has been working alongside now over 60 groups across Alberta to call for an independent pipeline review. We are almost there! We just need your help!
... Read more »
Registration is Open! You are invited to Food in the City: The Conference, May 25-26, 2012, a celebration of the innovative and groundbreaking work being done in our city to help build a resilient local food system. Register early to secure your place at the table for a conversation about developing a city-wide food and agriculture strategy together. Participants will be able to learn and engage in conversation about food and agriculture issues, hear about the development of a preliminary draft strategy and play a part in promoting Edmonton as a leader in innovative municipal food and agriculture policy and initiatives. Program highlights:
- Keynote speaker Wayne Roberts, author of the No Nonsense Guide to World Food
- The “Taste of Alberta” evening reception
Following the Oilsands Reclamation Research News Conference at the University of Alberta, Sierra Club Prairie offers the below comment from Executive Director Chelsea Flook:
" This report provides strong independent scientific evidence that we need a moratorium on new oilsands leases in order to do some real accounting on trading carbon sinks for carbon time bombs. Industry and government claims of reclamation amounts to nothing more than greenwashing and the liabilities leave Albertan's on the hook for cleaning up after industry's reclamation debt. While the government stalls, 30 000 hectares of peat land have been lost. Companies have no obligation to restore or compensate for destroyed wetlands."
For further comment, please call Chelsea Flook at 780-722-1226... Read more »
Use your voice and tell the Alberta Government to stop loggin in Castle Special Place
Use Your Leverage as a Visitor or Voter to Stop Clear-Cutting in Alberta's Costa Rica!
It's URGENT you act because Spray Lake Sawmill's bulldozers are now building logging roads in former national park lands to clear-cut what today is the heart of the Castle Special Management Area -- a Government of Alberta designated Special Place protected area in the Rocky Mountains of southwest Alberta. As Alberta's Legislature and new Premier go back to work, you can use your leverage as a potential visitor to Alberta or voter in Alberta to save this vital part of the international Crown of the Continent ecosystem and National Geographic geotourism area.
Help local residents and businesses who, despite the bitter cold, occupied the Castle for three weeks and maintained a picket-line that held back clear-cut logging from starting.... Read more »
You can make a difference. You have leverage as a voter while all the political decision makers are in election mode and working in the Legislature. It's URGENT to use your leverage today to help local residents and businesses who bravely maintained a picket-line and camp in the Castle Special Management Area for three weeks to holdback clear-cut logging from starting in this Government of Alberta designated, Special Place protected area.
... Read more »