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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
Bitumen Development Poses Critical Challenges for Canada
OTTAWA—A failure to carefully regulate the Canadian bitumen industry is putting Canada on a dangerous economic and environmental trajectory, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and the Polaris Institute.
New report shows oil industry had 2,733 meetings with the federal public office holders since 2008, 463% more than environmental groups
The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation are bringing forward a question of constitutional law before the Joint Review panel challenging the application of Shell Oil's Jackpine Mine Expansion on October 23rd in Fort McMurray, AB. They are asking the public to join them and stand in solidarity as they present their evidence against Shell's proposed tar sands expansion project.
For more information about Shell's proposals and ACFN's Challenge please visit www.stopshellnow.com