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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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New oil by rail expansion project may get same scrutiny as pipelines

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | January 25, 2016

From the time of Confederation, railroads have been a power unto themselves in Canada. That might explain why there has never been any kind of formal assessment of the wisdom of moving large quantities of oil by rail, even after...

Notley, Wynne and The short-sightedness of pipelines:

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | January 25, 2016

Last week, the Montreal Metropolitan Community (MMC) came out and stated its unanimous opposition to the Energy East tarsands pipeline . The MMC’s denial was on behalf of 82 municipalities, including Montreal, Laval, Longueuil, and 79...

Where Does Greenpeace Stand on Seal Hunting?

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | January 21, 2016

Greenpeace is completely against the commercial hunting of seals for profit. We always will be. Late last year, I was interviewed about Greenpeace’s position on seal hunting by the American news channel MSNBC. I think it’s...

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