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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...

300 million reasons why AbitibiBowater needs a rethink

Feature story | November 5, 2008 at 17:00

Third quarter earnings released by AbitibiBowater today highlight the failure of the logging company's strategy to address environmental performance and sustainability.

Ontario wearing economic blinders when it comes to nuclear, says Greenpeace report

Feature story | November 4, 2008 at 17:00

Investment analysts say the cost of building Dalton McGuinty's nuclear reactors has more than doubled in the last three years but the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) refuses to re-evaluate its original estimates amidst a global financial crisis.

Yet another delay for the McGuinty government's nuclear plan....

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 4, 2008 5 comments

You ever know someone who is always late? Energy Minister George Smitherman just announced his government has - again - delayed the decision on what reactor design will be built in Ontario.    The government says this is due to the...

Orca Trial

Image | November 3, 2008 at 11:09

Orca Trial

No need for Nuclear at Nanticoke

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | October 31, 2008 6 comments

A report in this morning's Toronto Star says the Bruce Power CEO Duncan Hawthorne will announce today that he will seek to build a new nuclear station near Nanticoke on Lake Erie.  According to the report, "Hawthorne is betting that...

Greenpeace activists attempted to hand over

Image | October 30, 2008 at 16:03

Greenpeace activists attempted to hand over three gifts — a copy of the IPCC report, the Kyoto protocol and a StatoilHydro scandal note — to Alberta environmental minister Rob Renner during during his meeting with the Norwegian minister of...

Greenpeace calls for StatoilHydro to quit tar sands

Feature story | October 29, 2008 at 18:00

The Greenpeace campaign to “Stop the Tar Sands” travelled from Alberta to Norway this week, with Greenpeace activists confronting Alberta environment minister Rob Renner in Oslo. Renner was in Oslo earlier this week to meet with the Norwegian...

Japanese whaling ship outlawed

Feature story | October 27, 2008 at 18:00

Yet another nail has been put in the coffin of Japan's dying whaling industry. We've managed to get the Oriental Bluebird, re-supply and transport ship of Japan’s whaling fleet, de-flagged and fined, following a legal ruling by Panamanian...

Tar Sands: an investment nightmare

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 20, 2008 3 comments

OIL SANDS-PART 3: Biggest Customer Has Second Thoughts Chris Arsenault* FT. MCMURRAY, Oct 20 (IPS) - As Canada's tar sands extraction expands full steam ahead, a perfect storm of internal and external opposition could...

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