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Why I'm speaking out for a 100% Renewable Ontario - and why you should too

Blog entry by Fawn Edwards | December 14, 2016

If you keep up to date with environmental issues in Ontario, then you may have heard a lot of buzz lately about the Long-Term Energy Plan. This plan serves as the basis for the provincial government's energy decisions going forward.

@WalmartCanada: will you commit to better #tuna this holiday season?

Blog entry by S.King, Senior oceans strategist | December 13, 2016

When people talk about Walmart, the words sustainability or social responsibility rarely come up in a positive way. As the largest retailer in the world, the company doesn’t exactly scream sustainable, and its labour policies at its...

Call Trudeau to tell him to #StopPipelines

Blog entry by Miriam Wilson | December 8, 2016

On Monday, Greenpeace activists took action at a tar sands pipeline terminal in Montreal to send a message that climate leaders don’t build pipelines. Today and tomorrow, on December 8th and 9th, Canada's first ministers are...

3 Reasons to Shut Down Pickering

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | December 6, 2016 1 comment

Early this year, Kathleen W ynne’s government broke her promise to shut down the Pickering nuclear station before 2020. This broken promise is driving up energy bills putting the public at risk and stopping Ontario from joining...

High Court Hears Game-Changing Indigenous Rights Cases

Blog entry by Gil Aguilar | December 2, 2016

"This case is really about the soul of Canada. Are we going to be a nation that takes Indigenous and Inuit rights seriously? Or are we going to allow Indigenous rights to be reduced to a due diligence checklist for industry proponents...

Let's Make 2017 A Year Justin Trudeau Will Never Forget

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | December 2, 2016 3 comments

It was a betrayal.   It was a betrayal of us, of the land, of the water, and a betrayal of his own words.   When Justin Trudeau approved two massive tar sands pipeline expansions he tore up his promises to the climate...

Pipeline Approvals Spell Disaster For Canada’s Climate and Indigenous Reconciliation...

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 29, 2016 2 comments

Greenpeace Canada spokesperson Mike Hudema said the following about the federal government’s announcement regarding the Kinder Morgan, Northern Gateway and Line 3 pipelines: “Apparently Justin Trudeau’s sunny ways mean dark days...

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT

Blog entry by clake | November 25, 2016

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT - ALBERTA Volunteer Name: Hannah Gelderman Location: Edmonton 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace at a place to offer you time and energy? I have...

6 ways you can support Clyde River & Indigenous rights

Blog entry by Elizabeth Monaghan | November 24, 2016

It takes the strongest kind of courage to stand up to the most powerful organization in Canada—the federal government—not once, but twice. And, that's exactly what the Inuit community of Clyde River, Nunavut are doing. After being...

With Trump Soon To Be in the White House, How Can Prime Minister Trudeau Approve...

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 20, 2016

The case against new tarsands pipelines has always been a strong one. Between the millions of tonnes of greenhouse gas emission s they would unlock, the threats to communities, water, and, land they would pose, and the unshaken...

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