Fundy Baykeeper talks Energy East risks on CBC’s Maritime Connection

Fundy Baykeeper Matt Abbott joined host Preston Mulligan for CBC radio's hour-long call-in show, Maritime Connection, on Sunday, Jan. 31. The topic for the show was, "Does building the Energy East pipeline make sense for the Maritimes?" Abbott … [Read more...]

Corbett speaks with CTV News on new pipeline rules

Executive Director Lois Corbett appeared on CTV News Atlantic on Thursday, Jan. 28. Corbett told reporter Michael Cameron that she welcomed the new requirements for pipeline megaprojects announced earlier this week by Ministers McKenna and … [Read more...]

“I like this approach moving forward” — CCNB responds to new requirements for pipeline projects

Executive Director Lois Corbett spoke with the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal following the announcement from federal cabinet ministers Jim Carr and Catherine McKenna about critical new rules for pipeline and energy projects. See our official … [Read more...]

Another signal to turn the page on fossil fuel projects: CCNB reacts to Montreal Mayors’ announcement

The Conservation Council spoke with media outlets in New Brunswick following the announcement on Thursday that Montreal-area mayors are officially opposed to TransCanada's proposed Energy East project. “We agree that creating jobs is a major … [Read more...]

Top 10 Moments for Our Environment in 2015

Here at Conserver House we’re experiencing above normal levels of the warm and fuzzies when thinking about the New Year. Why? Because 2015 opened the door for so many possibilities in the year ahead! Here’s our list of Top 10 environmental … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper on changes that double Energy East-related tanker traffic in Bay of Fundy

The Conservation Council’s Fundy Baykeeper appeared in dozens of media outlets responding to TransCanada's amended Energy East application that doubles the amount of tanker traffic related to the bitumen pipeline project in the Bay of Fundy and along … [Read more...]

TransCanada’s Revised Energy East Application More Than Doubles Number of Oil Tankers in Bay of Fundy and along U.S. East Coast

Over 75% of Energy East Pipeline Capacity Would be Exported out of Saint John Dec. 17, Saint John — TransCanada’s revised Energy East pipeline application filed today would more than double the number of oil tankers carrying tar sands oil through … [Read more...]

COP21 Update

The following is an update from COP21 Action from yesterday and today. Read all about COP21 and the fight to curb climate change in our new special edition of EcoAlert Magazine McKenna grilled on Energy East pipeline plans Canadian … [Read more...]

Fun with throne speeches

Our Executive Director Lois Corbett busted out the red ink and had some fun with the Throne Speech delivered yesterday in the Legislature. Read it here. Make sure you scroll all the way through, it really gets going around Page 10... Oh, and … [Read more...]

Making it Happen: COP21 in Paris | A special edition of EcoAlert Magazine

This special edition of EcoAlert will help you cut through the jargon and technicalities of international climate negotiations to understand: What the heck is COP21 in Paris? What's it all about? What does the fight against climate change mean for … [Read more...]