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Peaceful act of civil disobedience planned for October to defend Canada’s west coast...

Feature story | September 12, 2012 at 9:18

Over 80 influential leaders from the business, First Nations, environmental, labour, academic, medical and artistic communities across Canada today announced an upcoming mass sit-in in front of the provincial legislature in Victoria, British...

BC voters demand GE labelling

Feature story | January 18, 2007 at 17:00

The vast majority of British Columbians support legislation making it mandatory to identify GE ingredients on the labels of the food they buy.

Changes to Park Act pave the way for industrial development in B.C. parks

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | February 17, 2014

When BC politicians all went back to Victoria last week for the beginning of another legislative session, they didn’t waste time forwarding their agenda.  Environment Minister Mary Polak proposed a short list of amendments to the...

She's Coming Home

Blog entry by Cole McLean | September 16, 2013

We're bringing her to where Greenpeace started over forty years ago, and while she's never been there before, she's coming ‘home’ to Vancouver. By she, of course, I mean the new Rainbow Warrior, one of the most awe inspiring ships in...

Pulling Bill 8: The Right Thing for BC Forests (even if for the wrong reasons)

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | March 14, 2013

Every once in a while the BC Government brings in legislation to   amend forestry policies to such a degree that it ends up creating more  problems than it solves. Such was the case with the recently repealed   Bill 8 - the...

An Enbridge cocktail is not worth a leaky pipeline

Blog entry by Brett Parker | September 29, 2010

Despite vast opposition from First Nations, environmental activists, and concerned citizens, Enbridge continues its relentless campaign to convince the leaders of BC communities that the proposed Northern Gateway Pipelines, which would...

Kayaks vs. Oil Tankers

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | September 8, 2010

It’s been said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. For my fellow kayakers and me, our journey of 900 kilometres will begin with a single paddle stroke. Starting September 1 in Kitimat, my friends and fellow...

Harper - Save our Coast

Video | June 28, 2012 at 11:24

29 May 2012 (Vancouver) -- Two Greenpeace activists rappelled off Vancouver's iconic Lions Gate Bridge with a 12 by 35 metre "save our coast, no tar sands pipelines" banner this morning, as Western premiers meet in Edmonton to discuss tar sands.

Yes to Orcas & No to Oil Tankers!

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | December 8, 2010

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...

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