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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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Ecuadorian Assembly Approves Constitutional Rights for Nature

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | August 21, 2008 6 comments

Way to go Ecuador! Most of us would assume that nature has a natural right to exist. Now in Ecuador, this right could finally be codified in law. The articles listed below, were passed on July 7 of this year by the 130 member ...

Bruce Power CEO Should Retract Statement

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | August 21, 2008 4 comments

I’ve written the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to ask it to instruct Bruce Power CEO Duncan Hawthrone to retract a dismissive comment he made last month about a significant safety event at the Bruce “A” nuclear station. In...

Baird's Ministry of the Environment Fastracking Nuclear Reviews

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | August 18, 2008 3 comments

John Baird’s Ministry of the Environment seems intent to ram through and rubberstamp the environmental approvals for building new nuclear stations. Today is the deadline for making requests for intervener funding to comment on Bruce...

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