James Cameron Loves Us!

Check out this great shot of RAN Freedom From Oil Campaigner Eriel Deranger (that’s her on the right) with James Cameron and friends from Greenpeace and IEN. Cameron  was in…

Pelosi Visits Ottawa as Tar Sands Protests Flare

Speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi is in Ottawa today and tomorrow meeting with both friends and foes of Canada’s tar sands. RAN did our part to greet Madam Speaker…

Tar Sands, Enbridge and Indigenous Resistance

In mid-July I attended the 1st Annual ‘Unist’ot’en Environmental Action Camp in Unist’ot’en territory in Northern BC as a facilitator and participant. Members of the Wetsuweten nation, joined by First…

A good week fighting tar sands expansion

It was a good week in the fight against tar sands. Last week, RBC CEO Gord Nixon went on record saying that he would “consider” an invitation from Lionel Lepine…

Powershift vs. Tar Sands

I joined about 30 powershifters to brave the snow and wind early this morning to send a message to Congressional leaders ahead of Canadian Minister of the Environment Jim Prentice….

RBC – Get out of the Tar Sands!!! Pt. 2

Update – just in from Mark in Toronto (with pictures): We had a great protest this morning in Toronto at the Royal Bank headquarters. Fifteen activists greeted RBC employees on…

RBC – Get out of the Tar Sands!!!

RBC is Canada’s largest bank and a premier sponsor of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. They’re also Canada’s largest financier of the Alberta Tar Sands – one of the most environmentally…