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It’s time to say yes to people, no to oil

This Tuesday, an unprecedented journey started on the shores of Vancouver. For the first time ever, six people from as many First Nations set sail on board the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza to Haida Gwaii, to help connect coastal communities opposing pipelines and super tankers to the seven-million-strong global movement against Arctic oil drilling.
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Bombshell report on oil contamination in Quebec raises red flags for oil export plans

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 10, 2016

In the days just prior to the Paris climate summit, the Quebec government quietly posted a devastating report on the ongoing ecological impacts from the oil spilt during the Lac Mégantic disaster. Entitled Train tragedy in...

Solar For All – Why support for small-scale renewables in Alberta makes better...

Blog entry by Emilia Kennedy | February 9, 2016

“ A reed before the wind lives on, while mighty oaks do fall.”   In the fable of the Oak and the Reeds, the many low-lying and pliable reeds appear to waver and be ruffled by the slightest breeze, compared to the mighty oak tree...

Overcoming the Impossible: Safeguarding the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | February 8, 2016

It’s Monday and I am standing in a room, waiting to speak at the media conference that announces the completion of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements – safeguarding an area of forest larger than Vancouver Island, bigger than...

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