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The Canadian government should not be writing blank cheques for a Texas oil-giant

Blog entry by Mike Hudema, Climate & Energy Campaigner | May 16, 2018 1 comment

Right now, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is thinking about using our tax dollars to bail out a Texas oil company’s failing pipeline and tanker project.   The federal government announced today that it's prepared to "indemnify" ...

Greenpeace’s new ‘open’ project & your plastic-free future toolkit!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Head of Oceans-Plastics campaign | April 19, 2018

Earth Day 2018’s theme is to End Plastic Pollution, and Greenpeace Canada is rising to the challenge with the launch of our brand new project that’s a bit different from the way we usually tackle environmental problems. Because...

Growing GHGs from oil industry put Canadian climate goal further out of reach:...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 26, 2018 1 comment

The Canadian government has filed a report with the United Nations that shows that the gap between the greenhouse gas reductions we promised to make under the Paris climate agreement and where current and planned policies will get us...

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”...

Liberal pro-oil talking points take a hit from new IEA report

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | March 21, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got multiple standing ovations from an oil industry crowd in Houston earlier this month, where he told them “As I said on the very first trip to the oil patch back in 2012, no country would find 173...

Will proposed nation climate price be evidence-based?

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 19, 2016

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced over the weekend that the federal government will establish a national carbon price but did not give details on what that price will be or how broad the coverage will be. It is...

3 things to know about the US-Canada climate agreement

Blog entry by John Deans | March 14, 2016

President Obama's first hang-out with the new Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau started off with a pretty chill subject: the Arctic. In a  “Joint Statement on Climate, Energy, and Arctic Leadership” , President Barack...

G7 leaders give fossil fuels an end date: but time to transition is now

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 8, 2015

Today the G7 committed to eliminating the use of the fossil fuels by the end of the century . The commitment might have been stronger if it wasn’t for the lobbying of Canada and Japan who continue to be obstacles to progress on the...

DFO still doesn't get what endangered or overfished means

Blog entry by Sarah King, oceans campaign coordinator | November 5, 2014

This week, the federal government informed the CBC that the western population of Atlantic bluefin tuna could support a moderate increase, suggesting that they may be pushing for an increase in quota this year. Since bluefin tuna is...

Greenpeace endorses First Nations in Ontario Assertion of Sovereignty

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Forest Campaigner | August 14, 2014 1 comment

A few weeks ago, the community of Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation (Grassy Narrows First Nation) marched through the streets of Toronto alongside their many allies and community groups. Greenpeace was proud to march in solidarity with...

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