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Greenpeace seafood ranking shows supermarkets still selling out the oceans

Feature story | May 21, 2009 at 17:00

Canadians with seafood that is sustainably caught and farmed and failing to help protect the world’s oceans and marine life.

Loblaws targeted by Greenpeace

Feature story | November 5, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists helped launch a national campaign targeting Canada's largest grocer by hanging a giant fishing net from a Loblaws store in Toronto this morning. Activists also postered store windows with the message "Caught red-handed with...

Make Up your Mind Metro!

Blog entry by Liam Doherty | June 5, 2009

Normal 0 false false false EN-CA X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The Canadian supermarket chain at the very bottom of the Out of Stock, Out of...

Happy Birthday, Dancing Tuna!

Blog entry by Lishai Peel | May 27, 2009 2 comments

What's it like to be on tour with a bunch of Greenpeace activists, visiting communities in Northern Ontario and spreading the word about the current state of our oceans? Forget about the Pirates of the Caribbean, Greenpeace pirates...

Eco-certification for fish - higher standards needed

Blog entry by Beth Hunter | July 6, 2009 1 comment

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 A recent article in The Globe and Mail describes the Federal government’s scramble to help Canadian...

Roadside Dialog

Blog entry by Kevin Hill | June 5, 2009

It’s difficult to facilitate a dialog on sustainable fishing methods from the side of the road. This is one of the hard lessons you learn when trying to confront a supermarket manager on the policies of his or her corporate head office...

Greenpeace Seafood Tour Stops In Victoria

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | May 25, 2009 4 comments

Earlier today activists from Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, and Brazil arrived at the Foul Bay Safeway in Victoria, BC to remind Safeway of its responsibility to protect the oceans. Volunteers greeted the public with banners that read...

Wal-Mart Confrontation Piques Interest At Save-On-Foods In Nelson, BC

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | June 1, 2009

Just after 11 a.m. on May 29th, seven activists — including two in fish costumes — set up in front of Wal-Mart. We unfurled the “Don’t Buy, Don’t Sell Redlist Fish” banner and handed Redlist fish info to customers. The 10-foot tuna...

Success at Sobeys in a Stormy Gale

Blog entry by Liam Doherty | May 27, 2009 4 comments

Rain could not dampen our spirits this morning as the Greenpeace Canada Sustainable Seafood Tour made a stop at the Sobeys in Peterborough. The Sobeys chain sells 14 out of 15 redlisted species and has received a failing grade of 1.1...

While Premiers Fuddled Around, the Forest Burned

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | August 13, 2009 10 comments

Last week in Regina , Canada's premiers blew a valuable opportunity to confront the climate crisis head on.  Rick Smith from Environmental Defense did a great job of outlining our hopes for the Council of the Federation: Mainly...

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