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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.

Petition for mandatory labelling on genetically engineered foods

Publication | March 6, 2007 at 17:00

This petition demands that mandatory labelling be adopted in BC before the next provincial election. BC has the opportunity to lead the way for the country on this issue. Please download the petition, distribute it in your community and return...

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...

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...

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...

The opposite of sleight of hand

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | May 7, 2014

Wikipedia says that sleight of hand is the set of techniques used by a magician to manipulate objects secretly. The word sleight comes from the Old Norse language meaning cleverness, cunning, slyness.  Well, despite being a ‘have’...

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 Such was the case with the recently repealed   Bill 8 - the...

Greenpeace petition drive demands GE food labelling

Press release | March 12, 2007 at 18:00

Greenpeace today launched a petition calling on the BC government to legislate mandatory labelling before the next election. The petition drive comes as a study is released in Europe showing that biotech giant Monsanto used incomplete data to...

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...

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