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Federal Bill on Mandatory GE Labelling

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | April 24, 2008 2 comments

Earlier this month, a Private Member’s Bill calling for mandatory labelling of genetically engineered foods was debated in parliament.  A second hour of debate, followed by a vote could be scheduled as early as next month.  It is...

Precautionary labelling coming to Canada?

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 18, 2008 1 comment

According the National Post , a free trade deal between Canada and Europe touted by Quebec Premier Jean Charest might have unpredictable consequences.  Canada could have to harmonize its food labelling standards with Europe, and...

Greenpeace heads to Supreme Court to defend polluter pay principle

Blog entry by Priyanka Vittal, Greenpeace Canada Legal Counsel | February 14, 2018 1 comment

Oil company polluters, not taxpayers and farmers, should bear responsibility for cleaning up the leftover toxic sites oil companies leave behind.   Tomorrow, Greenpeace Canada’s lawyer will defend the “polluter pays”...

Greenpeace Responds

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | October 7, 2009 12 comments

Part 2 of a 2-Part Post, written by Bruce Cox, Executive Director of Greenpeace Canada.  Read Part 1 What gets lost in the flame wars on the comment boards of the Globe and Mail or the Calgary Herald is the reason we leave our...

Canada is not on an environmentally sustainable path

Blog entry by Éric Darier | February 6, 2009

The Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development of Canada, Mr. Scott Vaughan, that has been tabled in the House of Commons confirms Greenpeace's worse fears about the state of the Environment. The...

Tar Sands to Blame for Canada's Shame

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 10, 2008

Poznan, Poland - There's no doubt that Alberta's tar sands are the reason that the Canadian government under Stephen Harper has refused to get serious about global warming. Canada continues to be widely criticized for its failure to...

Tar Sands Show Down Part 1

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 17, 2008 2 comments

OIL SANDS-PART 1: Showdown at Ft. McMoney http://www.ipsnews.net/print.asp?idnews=44299 Chris Arsenault* FT. MCMURRY, Canada, Oct 16 (IPS) - The sun rises in a bright, red line over flat land, small lakes, boreal...

Canada deserves 'Colossal Fossil' award

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 22, 2008 2 comments

[the following was posted on the Toronto Star web site, December 20, 2008] As a non-governmental delegate to the United Nations climate change conference in Poznan, Poland, I was embarrassed to be Canadian. It was...

International Climate Advocates Slam Canadian Tar Sands

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 11, 2008

Poznan, Poland - Over 60 organizations participating in the United Nations climate change talks in Poznan and other groups around the world today called on Canada's Environment Minister Jim Prentice and Alberta's Environment Minister...

Greenpeace challenged Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold’s opposition to glacier...

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | March 1, 2011 1 comment

Greenpeace Argentina recently took on Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold to challenge the company on its efforts to block application of a new law to protect glaciers in Argentina. The action against Barrick Gold came just...

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