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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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Hazardous chemicals found in outdoor gear

Blog entry by Mirjam Kopp | January 26, 2016

In September, we asked major outdoor brands if they use PFCs to make their products. Most brands had to admit that they do use PFCs. But they didn’t tell us which products they were in.  So Greenpeace asked supporters which...

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 1 comment

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...

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