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Roadside Dialog

Blog entry by Kevin Hill | June 6, 2009

It’s difficult to facilitate a dialog on sustainable fishing methods from the side of the road. This is one of the hard lessons you learn when trying to confront a supermarket manager on the policies of his or her corporate head office...

Seafood Tour: Get it Together Galen!

Blog entry by Andrea Macdonald | June 3, 2009 2 comments

At 11:45 this morning Greenpeace activists from Vancouver arrived at Extra Foods to continue their push on Loblaws. Over the past year Greenpeace has worked hard to get the so called "green grocer" back on track with sustainable...

Rocking The Boat at Costco

Blog entry by Liam Doherty | June 3, 2009

This morning, activists from London, Hamilton and Toronto stood united against wholesale ocean destruction. It appears that our coordinated Canadian sustainable seafood efforts are having an impact upon the wholesale retailer. However,...

Greenpeace takes action on Wonderland Rd.

Blog entry by Kevin Hill | June 3, 2009

After hearing Greenpeace spokesperson Liam O'Daugherty on NewsTalk 1290’s morning talk show, a father and daughter made their way over the Costco on Wonderland road in London, Ontario seeking to express themselves. Having just...

Seafood Tour: Let Them Bake

Blog entry by Andrea Macdonald | June 3, 2009

Greenpeace activists left the Vancouver office at 10 o'clock this morning on route for a Safeway in Whiterock/South Surrey. Fish costumes in hand they set out to confront Safeway, for the second time in BC, about their part in...

Wal-Mart Confrontation Piques Interest At Save-On-Foods In Nelson, BC

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | June 1, 2009

Just after 11 a.m. on May 29th, seven activists — including two in fish costumes — set up in front of Wal-Mart. We unfurled the “Don’t Buy, Don’t Sell Redlist Fish” banner and handed Redlist fish info to customers. The 10-foot tuna...

Kingston: Mass Police Force Descends on Ocean Crime Scene!

Blog entry by Alex Paterson | May 29, 2009

Hello from stormy Kingston, Ontario! The seafood tour rolled into a gloomy looking Kingston today for Day Four of the Seafood Tour where Greenpeace Activists directly confronted Costco Wholesale over their failure to protect our...

Seafood Tour: Somebody is lying...

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | May 27, 2009 5 comments

This blog was written by Andrea MacDonald on behalf of Christine Leclerc, who is currently participating in an action against Costco in Kelowna. Andrea was an activist on Monday in the action against Safeway in Victoria. This morning...

Eating Down the Chain

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | May 27, 2009 2 comments

"Eating down the chain" refers to the way we've harvested our oceans since...well, always.  We take the bigger fish higher on the food chain, like tuna and cod.  If we continue this way, our kids and grandkids will be eating plankton...

Happy Birthday, Dancing Tuna!

Blog entry by Lishai Peel | May 27, 2009 2 comments

What's it like to be on tour with a bunch of Greenpeace activists, visiting communities in Northern Ontario and spreading the word about the current state of our oceans? Forget about the Pirates of the Caribbean, Greenpeace pirates...

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