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Looking back: Canada's Arctic Council Chairmanship

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | April 22, 2015

This week in Iqaluit, the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut, the torch of global Arctic leadership will be passed as the United States assumes the Chairmanship of the  Arctic Council , the intergovernmental forum comprised...

5 Things I Learned at my First Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Hearing

Blog entry by Fawn Edwards | April 20, 2015 2 comments

Last week, I attended my first Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) hearing in Kincardine, Ontario. The Commission was considering Bruce Power’s application to renew their operating license for their eight nuclear reactors on the...

Planning for the long haul: Tools for Change "Campaign Planning 101"

Blog entry by Ava Lightbody | April 15, 2015

We may have our eyes on a better future, but the activist life often just looks like dog-paddling: dashing between meetings, events, and work, churning out blogs, leaflets and facebook invites. Planning for the long haul can get lost...

Canada needs a nuclear watchdog not a lapdog

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil Senior Nuclear Analyst | April 15, 2015

Today I’m asking the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to do its job: protect Canadians from Fukushima –like accidents.  May seem obvious but somebody has to tell them.   The Commission is way too cozy with the nuclear...

Ontario's carbon price is an important step toward a low-carbon future

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | April 14, 2015 1 comment

Congratulations to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and her government on taking an important step towards implementing an economy-wide price on carbon pollution. The Premier announced yesterday  that Ontario will be joining with Quebec...

Indian Home Affairs Ministry attempting to shut Greenpeace India down

Blog entry by Sarah Wilbore | April 14, 2015

New Delhi, 14 April 2015 – Following the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) again blocking Greenpeace India’s ability to receive money from overseas, Samit Aich, Executive Director of Greenpeace India said today: “We will...

A Historic Day in Quebec City to Act On Climate

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 12, 2015

Yesterday I marched in the streets of Quebec City with 25,000 other people demanding that Canada act on climate . The march was the largest environmental march in Quebec City’s history and was one of the largest climate...

All you need to know about the #ActOnClimate March

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada & Act On Climate organizers | April 11, 2015

The Greenpeace Canada team is really excited about TODAY’s gathering in Quebec City! As you know, we're expecting thousands of people on April 11th for the Act on Climate March . Our message is simple: premiers can't act...

Shell's trying to silence your voice on Arctic drilling...

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | April 10, 2015

"If somebody not from your country commits a crime against somebody not from your country in another country, should the courts in your country have any jurisdiction over the issue?" With remarkable prescience, this question...

Premiers: we’ve got your back if you’ll Act on Climate

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | April 9, 2015

Before jumping on a bus tomorrow to take part in the Act on Climate march this weekend, we thought it’d be nice to help some politicians with their math homework. We’ll be in the streets to send a message to provincial premiers –...

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