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Fuelling Fortress America: A Report on the Athabasca Tar Sands and the U.S. Demands for Canada's Energy. By the Polaris Institute, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Parkland Institute in Alberta.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 | 11:38 AM MT
Northern First Nations are calling for a halt to further development in Alberta's oilsands, saying the massive industrial growth is hurting their land, their water and their people.
Fort McMurray, Alberta – Jan. 31 – After completing a tour of the Suncor oil sands facilities north of here, Grand Chief Herb Norwegian of the Dehcho First Nations, called on Canada and Alberta to support a moratorium on further development of the massive oil producing Athabasca Tar Sands “until some sanity can be brought into this situation.”