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Critical Chance to Save Woodland Caribou

Feature story | December 15, 2009 at 17:00

The woodland caribou in Ontario’s Boreal forest is threatened with extinction because of the long history of forest destruction allowed by the Ontario government in the southern Boreal forest, the enormous area of the province where most logging,...

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...

Environmental groups call on National Assembly to reject sneak decision by...

Press release | August 9, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace and dozens of other environmental groups today called on the Quebec National Assembly to protect Quebecers from a sneak decision by Hydro-Quebec to rebuild a flawed, aging nuclear reactor at a cost of $1.5 billion.

Greenpeace ship coming to Canada

Feature story | July 18, 2007 at 13:30

Greenpeace announced today that its ship, the Arctic Sunrise, will visit Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City and Kingston this summer. The public is invited to visit the 162-feet vessel, which will promote clean energy alternatives to coal and nuclear...

Quick Facts: Gentilly-2

Page | August 10, 2008 at 9:21

Lac-Megantic train disaster - Harper government ignoring warnings on oil transport

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | July 8, 2013 3 comments

***I ndividuals wishing to donate to the Red Cross can call 1-800-418-1111 or go to the Red Cross website at www.redcross.ca or text REDCROSSQC to 30333 to make a $5 donation.*** As the tragedy in the Quebec community of Lac...

Winter expedition into the Broadback Valley “Endangered Forest”

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | March 14, 2014

The Cree Nation of Waswanipi, with the support of a team from Greenpeace, organized a media expedition to the Cree ancestral lands in the Broadback Valley “Endangered Forest”. Joined by journalists from Agence France Presse (AFP), the...

April 22nd - It's Our Spring

Blog entry by Charles Latimer | April 20, 2012

Earth Day is only days away, and this year it is more important than ever to not let it go by quietly. Across the country, Canadians are seeing environmental regulations disappear while projects with massive ecological footprints are...

Quebec’s Boreal Forest: Unions, Government and Greenpeace talk solutions

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville, Forest Campaigner | January 17, 2013

During a meeting held yesterday in Quebec, Unions representing  Resolute Forest Products  (Resolute) workers, the Ministers of both the Environment and Natural Resources and Greenpeace agreed to work jointly towards the protection of...

Quebec’s nuclear exit: Lessons for Ontario

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | September 28, 2012 3 comments

The environmental movement had a huge win last week:  Quebec announced it will shut down its only nuclear reactor, Gentilly-2.    I believe we can import the success of the campaign to close Gentilly-2 to Ontario.  Together we can stop...

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