Extended interviews and background
“No pipelines in Treaty 4!”
On a visit to the University of Regina in early 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is confronted by anti-pipeline voices. Pamela Blondeau of the Thunderbird Clan explains her message to the PM.
Emily Eaton talks about environmental regulations
Emily Eaton is an associate professor in Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Regina. She is also the author of the book Faultlines, which takes a look at the environmental, social, and economic impacts of the oil and gas industry in rural Saskatchewan.
Inspectors struggle to keep up
As of September 2017, Saskatchewan has just 19 field inspectors 8 related field emplyees to oversee some 136,000 wells and 118,000 km of pipelines and flowlines, with spills happening across the provinces on a daily basis.