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Prominent Canadian Human Rights lawyer says environmentalists, and Canadians at large, have the right to advocate for environmental protection, and says there needs to be more free speech, not less, on economic development projects that threaten environmental sustainability in Canada.
Here is a collection of interviews on CBC about the changes to environmental assessment review in Canada, and the attempts to silence critics.
Francois Paulette of the Indigenous Environment Network speaks about downstream communities affected by the tar sands, and how the CAnadian government's failure to respect the lives of non-human creatures like woodland caribou is a violation.
Residents of one Canadian town are engaged in a David and Goliath-style battle over the dirtiest oil project ever known.