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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 1 comment

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 1 comment

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...

Work at Walmart Canada? There’s something you should know about the tuna aisle….

Blog entry by sking | November 24, 2016

Do you work at Walmart Canada? Are you an ocean lover? Do you believe in a fair and safe working environment? If so, then there is something you should know….. Walmart senior leadership boasts about its corporate social...

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...

Albertan Businesses Banking on Green Energy Economic Boom and Jobs

Blog entry by Valerie Pachal | November 17, 2016

Albertan Businesses Building on Green Energy Economic Boom and Jobs The Green Energy Jobs Transition Panel held in Edmonton October 17 in Edmonton, discussed  the transition to a new economy based on renewables and carbon reduction,...

Will Trudeau and Notley rise to the Trump Climate Challenge? The early forecast is no.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 16, 2016 1 comment

It’s absolutely perplexing. While many of us are trying to figure out how to increase global climate ambition in wake of the disastrous election south of the border the Canadian and Albertan government seem to have not gotten the...

Canada bans microbeads! Another move to tackle plastic pollution...and more needed!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | November 14, 2016

When you google “microbeads,” calls to ban them pop up in the search results even before the trusty Wikipedia definition. That’s because scientific studies and environmental organizations have shone a spotlight on how these tiny,...

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