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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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Poop in the St. Lawrence River in Montreal: let’s talk about it!

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | October 7, 2015

The recent news of the imminent spill of 8 billion litres of untreated sewage water into the St. Lawrence River in Montreal has sparked outrage from concerned citizens. After an initial announcement of a moratorium, Montreal’s Mayor,...

How the Federal Parties Rate on Climate

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 7, 2015

Short Version: What You Need to Know  Conservatives:  The Conservatives are at least clear: they don’t even pretend to care about climate change or that they will really do anything about it. Liberal:  The Liberal platform is...

Clyde River fights oil and reaches for the Arctic sun

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson and Farrah Khan | October 6, 2015

Late last month, we set off on a journey to Clyde River, Nunavut , after an inspiring and eventful fifteen months of supporting their fight against dangerous oil exploration in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. The community is still...

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