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Environmentalists go to court to halt new Ontario nuclear reactors:

Feature story | September 29, 2011 at 15:52

Environmental groups have asked a federal court to stop government agencies from approving construction of new nuclear reactors at Darlington until an environmental assessment is fully completed and shows the project won’t negatively impact the...

Fukushima’s victims show why Harper must update nuclear liability law

Feature story | February 19, 2013 at 8:00

Hundreds of thousands of victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan are still denied fair compensation from a governmental regulatory system that allows the nuclear industry to evade its responsibilities and forces the public to pay for...

Causes of Fukushima disaster exist in Canada, says Greenpeace

Feature story | February 28, 2012 at 8:41

The Fukushima nuclear disaster was not caused by a freak act of nature but rather by failures of the Japanese government, its nuclear safety watchdog and the nuclear industry, says a new report released today by Greenpeace International. This...

Nuclear companies must pay for their disasters says Greenpeace

Feature story | March 7, 2013 at 10:00

Greenpeace Canada activists used a blimp at the uranium processing facility of General Electric Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GE Hitachi) in downtown Toronto this morning to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.

Ontario’s nuclear emergency plans are inadequate, post Fukushima

Feature story | July 19, 2012 at 10:24

In light of the Fukushima disaster, re-building the Darlington nuclear station should not be approved before the federal and provincial governments have publicly reviewed the adequacy of Ontario's nuclear emergency plans, say environmental...

Activists Occupy Charest’s Office to Demand Closure of Gentilly-2

Feature story | March 5, 2012 at 8:12

Greenpeace activists are occupying Premier Jean Charest offices in Quebec City to demand he close Quebec’s only nuclear reactor Gentilly-2 as part of an international day of action in the run-up to the first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear...

Ontario will mourn loss of green energy jobs if Hudak elected

Feature story | October 3, 2011 at 12:21

Burlington - Greenpeace Canada installed a green energy memorial outside the Excess Energy assembly facility today to symbolize the loss of green-collar jobs in Ontario if Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is elected, scraps Ontario’s groundbreaking...

Greenpeace goes to court to slay a nuclear zombie

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, nuclear campaigner | November 12, 2013 1 comment

We’re in court today to kill a nuclear zombie.   Lawyers representing Greenpeace, Northwatch and Lake Ontario Waterkeeper will ask a federal judge to overturn federal approvals permitting Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to proceed...

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