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Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise stops coal shipment

Feature story | August 29, 2007 at 17:00

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has stopped shipment of coal from reaching the Nanticoke Generating Station on Lake Erie today, preventing the coal freighter Algomarine from delivering its dirty cargo. Greenpeace activists then painted the...

McGuinty endangered species exemption for industry sacrifices caribou

Feature story | January 24, 2011 at 16:24

24 January 2011 (Toronto) – Greenpeace today announced it will vigorously oppose the McGuinty government’s proposal to exempt the forest industry and others from the Endangered Species Act by ramping up its efforts to convince the Premier to...

Action ends with 3 arrests, safe passage to Toronto

Press release | August 29, 2007 at 17:00

The Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise is on its way to Toronto, where it will welcome the public this weekend.

McGuinty breaks faith on protecting the Boreal Forest

Feature story | November 16, 2008 at 17:00

The Ontario government has approved a controversial logging plan that will destroy critical woodland caribou habitat and undermine key conservation commitments by Premier McGuinty, say Greenpeace and Earthroots. Every tree logged in the Ogoki...

Ontario’s Climate Crisis: The Time to Act is Now

Publication | December 5, 2006 at 17:00

The Ontario government held public consultations on creating a plan to deal with climate change in the fall of 2006. Greenpeace submitted the following four page outline of the steps the provincial government needed to take to address the problem.

McGuinty won't back down from gutting environmental laws

Blog entry by Catharine Grant, Forest Campaigner | June 15, 2012 1 comment

It seems to me that Premier McGuinty’s threat to call a summer election has little to do with balancing the budget and more to do with keeping the public debate away from the major proposed changes to our environmental protection laws...

Tar Sands Fever Brings on Dutch Disease

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | March 6, 2012

Last week’s exchange between Alberta Premier Alison Redford and Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has put the debate over the “ Dutch Disease ” on the national agenda. The name was coined by the Economist magazine based on what...

No surprise; Finnish nuke reactor delayed, again

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | July 21, 2011

Helsinki — The latest report from Finland is that construction of its first ever EPR nuclear reactor is again delayed; no surprise there. Areva, a French nuclear company is building the Finnish EPR (European Pressurized Reactor).

McGuinty Government Ignores Nuclear Costs

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 17, 2008 2 comments

The Ontario government continues steer clear of acknowledging that the rising cost of new nuclear plants puts its $ 40 billion nuclear plan in doubt. The Globe and Mail’s Murray Campbell notes in his column today the Ontario Power...

Nuclear Announcement a Dangerous Distraction

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 16, 2008

The Ontario government just announced it has selected Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) Darlington site for the construction of a new nuclear plant. Today’s announcement will do nothing to fill Ontario’s looming electricity gap or...

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