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Letter to Health Canada asking for rescinding the authorization of the genetically...

Publication | July 28, 2009 at 17:00

We are writing to request that Health Canada immediately demand that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency rescind its authorization of the genetically engineered (GE) eight-trait corn called ‘SmartStax’ (Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences) and that...

Endangered species bycatch worthy of MSC label?

Blog entry by Sarah King | July 27, 2009 1 comment

Let's hope not. Currently, the Canadian Atlantic swordfish fisheries are under Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment in hopes that they will be able to carry the blue and white logo that is meant to denote sustainability. The...

Forest Action Statement Stenciled on Timber

Image | July 27, 2009 at 10:33

"Bois de la Destruction" (English: "Product of Destruction") is stenciled on AbitibiBowater lumber outside the Ministry of Natural Resources.

Greenpeace blocks office of Quebec’s forest ministry

Feature story | July 26, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists are blocking access to the Ministry of Natural Resources to disrupt its regular business activities in protest against the destruction of Quebec’s last intact forests.

16 Greenpeace activists arrested during blockade of Quebec forest ministry

Feature story | July 26, 2009 at 17:00

Two teams of Greenpeace activists have been arrested for blockading the offices of the Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources today to protest against the ministry’s approval of the destruction of the last remaining intact forest areas in the province.

Another One Bites the Dust – Bruce Power Cancels Reactors

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | July 23, 2009 2 comments

More proof the so-called nuclear renaissance is dead on arrival: Bruce Power announced today it is abandoning two proposals to build new reactors at the Bruce and Nanticoke sites in Ontario . This comes on the heels of the...

The Whirlpool

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | July 22, 2009 4 comments

From the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Blog Swirling vortices, bright blue rivers, earthquakes, icequakes and 24-hour sunshine. Welcome to the weird world of the Arctic Sunrise, at Petermann Glacier, 81 degrees 11.272 minutes north, 61...

Biotech Comes to Town

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | July 22, 2009

Our Director of Greenpeace in Quebec, Éric Darier, spoke to CKUT yesterday about the biotechnology conference happening in Montreal right now.  He warned Canadians to beware of the flood of greenwash coming out of the event, where...

Pedal for the Planet - Update!

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | July 21, 2009 2 comments

David Suzuki speaks at the Pedal for the Planet Launch in Vancouver Pedal for the Planet has been blazing a trail through Canada , not only raising awareness but making real change!  As they cross the country on their...

CNRL Operations in Alberta Tar Sands

Image | July 20, 2009 at 15:19

Aerial view of CNRL (Canadian Natural Resources Limited) Sag-D operations in the Boreal forest north of Fort McMurray.

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