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  • A healthy democracy needs dissent

    Blogpost by Bruce Cox, Executive Director - December 10, 2010 at 11:34

    Kumi Naidoo addresses supporters in the garden of Greenpeace's Toronto office as police look

    Police look on as Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo addresses supporters in the garden of Greenpeace's Toronto office during the G20.

    “the most massive compromise of civil liberties”
    “a mass violation of civil rights”
    “likely ...
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  • Greenpeace and the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement honoured

    Blogpost by rnieto - December 8, 2010 at 16:59

    Tides Canada has recognized Greenpeace and the historic Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) as one of its “top ten” initiatives for 2010.

    The top ten list includes “Canada’s most innovative and forward-thinking initiatives. They inspire people to t... Read more >

  • A Victory for B.C.’s Killer Whales !

    Blogpost by Sarah King - December 8, 2010 at 13:11

    Today, after a precedent setting ruling by a B.C. federal court judge, there is some real hope for B.C.’s resident killer whales. It is far too infrequent that the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is actually forced to face the music f... Read more >

  • Yes to Orcas & No to Oil Tankers!

    Blogpost by Stephanie Goodwin - December 8, 2010 at 10:22

    In Vancouver it rains, a lot.  There are days when, after the rain, double rainbows appear in the sky.  Well, today we had double environmental rainbows here on the west coast. 

    Rainbow #1

    Just now, the House of Commons passed a motion calling for ... Read more >

  • Federal government isn’t ready to help Canadians adapt to climate change

    Blogpost by Brian Blomme - December 7, 2010 at 14:26

    Federal environment commissioner Scott Vaughan released a report today that documents how the federal government has failed to prepare for adapting to the impacts of climate change. Some highlights:

    Water shortages will become more common around the world as the effects of climate change are increasingly felt.“The government acknowledges that climate change is... Read more >

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