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Parliament denies Canadians mandatory labelling of GE foods

Feature story | May 7, 2008 at 17:00

A private member’s bill giving consumers the right to know if the food sold in Canada contains genetically engineered (GE) ingredients was defeated in the House of Commons today by a vote of 101 to 156. The defeat of Bill C-517 effectively...

Biofuel bill puts cars before people

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 1, 2008 7 comments

Canadian parliamentarians moved a step closer to diverting more food to feed our unsustainable car culture.  Bill C-33 passed second reading today, with support from the Bloc, Liberals and Conservatives.  It allows government to set...

Greenpeace discovers new species in threatened Bering Sea

Feature story | April 27, 2008 at 17:00

Our research voyage to the Bering Sea has led to the discovery of a species of sponge new to science. Using state-of-the-art manned submarines to explore the world's deepest underwater canyons the new sponge was collected in samples of never...

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