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Losing the race before we're out of the gate

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | September 27, 2007

The McGuinty Liberals made a campaign announcement at a Port Burwell wind farm today to tout their commitment to renewable energy. The title of their release is ‘Taking The Lead In Renewable Energy.’The McGuinty government loves...

Orca whales threatened by government inaction to investigate diesel spill wreckage

Feature story | September 26, 2007 at 17:00

Greenpeace, along with the Living Oceans Society, continues to put pressure on the federal and provincial governments to investigate a diesel spill that took place inside an ecological reserve, threatening a population of orca whales. Despite...

Provincial Election Debate: Our energy future

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | September 26, 2007

Thousands tour Arctic Sunrise

Feature story | September 24, 2007 at 17:00

The Greenpeace ship, the Arctic Sunrise, was welcomed warmly as she plied her way through Canadian waters this summer on a mission to promote clean, renewable energy and to highlight the ongoing destruction of the Boreal Forest. As she sailed up...

Greenpeace and First Nations oppose uranium exploration

Feature story | September 23, 2007 at 17:00

While in Kingston in September as part of the tour of the Arctic Sunrise to promote renewable energy, Greenpeace met on board ship with First Nations and local citizens to oppose uranium exploration in the Sharbot Lake area.

Ontario Debate Roundup

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | September 21, 2007

I watched the election debate with friends last night. There was a familiar, and almost tired, theme to it: NDP leader Howard Hampton and the Progressive Conservative leader John Tory attacking Premier McGuinty for his broken promises...

Save the Boreal Forest

Image | September 14, 2007 at 11:21

Several Greenpeace Canada activists barricade the Jaeger Arrow, a freighter carrying pulp for Stora Enso paper manufacturing giant in Europe.

Liberals fail to own up to nuclear commitment

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | September 10, 2007

I read over the McGuinty Liberals election platform over the weekend. The platform, which was released last week, makes $14.7 billion in promises. What’s most notable is what the 43-page document fails to mention – the Liberal’s...

A call from a local

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | September 4, 2007

I’m about to go to bed. A resident called of Haldimand Norfolk got a hold of me on my cell. He’s called me a number of times before. He’s concerned that by the rumblings and rumours circulating that Nanticoke could be the site for...

A good day

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | September 4, 2007

It was a good day. Just before 8 am four Zodiacs left the Arctic Sunrise to greet the Algomarine, a Great Lakes freighter. I saw, or more specifically listened to, everything from the bridge with the captain. After the zodiacs left,...

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