Canadian politics was rocked on May 31, with news that Norwegian oil giant Equinor’s Bay du Nord project, the first deep water oil project in Canada, has been stopped for a period of three years, reports Jeff Shantz.
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Timor-Leste voted in a new parliament on May 21 — one which will likely see the return of Xanana Gusmão as Prime Minister, reports Leo Earle.
Indigenous communities and environmental groups are attempting to stop oil giant Equinor’s Bay du Nord deep sea oil project off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, reports Jeff Shantz.
The Bay du Nord project will drill for oil at a depth of more than 1000 metres — a first in Canada — in an area vulnerable to strong storms and icebergs, reports Marc Bonhomme.
The Anthony Albanese Labor government is heading in the wrong direction by opening up new fossil fuel exploration, writes Samantha Hepburn.