Brent Patterson

Brent Patterson is the former Political Director for the Council of Canadians.

 

January 13, 2016 – 9:16am
Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold has suspended work on its controversial Skouries mine.
The Associated Press reports, “[Eldorado Gold CEO Paul] Wright accused the Greek government of using the mining project as a ‘political toy’…

 

January 8, 2016 – 9:16am
   
The Marathon oil refinery and the emptied Oakwood Heights neighbourhood. Photos by Brent Patterson.
On Oct. 26, 2015, the Council of Canadians visited Detroit to learn more about environmental and water justice issues …

 

December 19, 2015 – 3:45pm

Maude Barlow in Windsor, October 2015
In July 2014, nine people blocked trucks from leaving Homrich Inc., the company contracted by the City of Detroit to disconnect water services for people behind in their water bill pa…

 

December 5, 2015 – 8:30am
Karunananthan: “The headwaters of the Citarum River – source of drinking water for Jakarta, vital to food production in the Indonesian province of West Java and subject to tremendous industrial pollution.”
Blue Planet Projec…

 

November 18, 2015 – 9:30am

Mexican Alliance against Fracking rally
In December 2013, the Mexican government passed an ‘energy reform law’ that means corporations can now explore and extract the vast oil and gas reserves in Mexico. Bloomberg describ…

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