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Young Boy with Paper Windmill

Image | June 12, 2008 at 12:30

A young boy holds a paper windmill during his visit to the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior. The Rainbow Warrior is in Iloilo as part of the "Quit Coal Tour" to promote renewable energy and discourage the use of coal.

Cost of Ontario's Nuclear Plan on the Rise

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 12, 2008

The shovels aren't even in the ground yet, but according to a story in today's Toronto Star Premier Dalton McGuinty is acknowledging that the cost of his multi-billion dollar nuclear plan is skyrocketing. Says the Premier: "It's...

Liberal Party puts corporations first on biofuels bill

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 27, 2008 2 comments

According to the Federal Liberals, we should forget the 100 million people worldwide who can’t afford to eat because food is diverted to agrofuel production.  Forget also our polar ice caps which will melt even faster as agrofuels...

Beyond Factory Farming, hog farms and Friendly Manitoba

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 26, 2008 4 comments

The Manitoba legislature is debating an amendment that could see a moratorium on new factory hog farms.  The industrial pig industry would rather they didn’t.  They have launched an attack ad campaign across the province to shut down ...

World's largest tuna destroyer

Feature story | May 26, 2008 at 17:00

We chased it for 5 days, but as dawn broke over the Pacific this morning we finally confronted the biggest tuna fishing vessel in the world. The Spanish-owned and flagged tuna purse seiner "Albatun Tres" is known as a 'super, super seiner' and...

The World According to Monsanto

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 26, 2008

An acclaimed documentary by film maker Marie-Monique Robin on the genetic engineering and chemical conglomerate Monsanto, The World According to Monsanto, launches its English Canadian Premier this week at the National Film Board’s...

Film Screening: The World According to Monsanto

Feature story | May 25, 2008 at 17:00

An acclaimed documentary by filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin on the genetic engineering and chemical conglomerate Monsanto (The World According to Monsanto), makes its English Canadian Premier tonight at the National Film Board's monthly Green...

Greenpeace holds MPs accountable for votes

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 23, 2008 1 comment

This week, Greenpeace published in the Vancouver Sun the names of BC MPs who voted for and against mandatory labelling of genetically engineered foods. We feel it is necessary to hold accountable our elected representatives. ...

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