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22,204 sign petition for GE labelling

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 12, 2008 2 comments

Thursday, May 8, Victoria: The day after GE Labelling Bill C-517 was defeated in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Greenpeace delivered a petitio n to the BC legislature with over 22,200 signatures asking for the province to label GE...

Recommendations regarding the proposed license renewal of the Pickering B nuclear station

Publication | May 12, 2008 at 16:13

A submission to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regarding the proposed license renewal of the Pickering B nuclear station.

Recommendations regarding the proposed license renewal of the Pickering B nuclear station

Publication | May 12, 2008 at 16:13

A submission to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regarding the proposed license renewal of the Pickering B nuclear station.

Activists play out disaster scenario of nuclear meltdown in Toronto

Feature story | May 11, 2008 at 17:00

A group of radiation-poisoned Torontonians stricken and dyingon the sidewalk. Rescue teams with Geiger counters, stretchers and gas masks. This wasthe scene at several locations in downtown Toronto today where Greenpeace activistsstaged the...

Preserve Section 526 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA)

Publication | May 8, 2008 at 17:00

Today, the Natural Resources Defense Council and 26 other U.S. and Canadian environmental groups sent a letter to the Senate and House urging preservation of Section 526 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). Section 526...

Parliament denies Canadians mandatory labelling of GE foods

Feature story | May 7, 2008 at 17:00

A private member’s bill giving consumers the right to know if the food sold in Canada contains genetically engineered (GE) ingredients was defeated in the House of Commons today by a vote of 101 to 156. The defeat of Bill C-517 effectively...

Biofuel bill puts cars before people

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 1, 2008 7 comments

Canadian parliamentarians moved a step closer to diverting more food to feed our unsustainable car culture.  Bill C-33 passed second reading today, with support from the Bloc, Liberals and Conservatives.  It allows government to set...

Greenpeace discovers new species in threatened Bering Sea

Feature story | April 27, 2008 at 17:00

Our research voyage to the Bering Sea has led to the discovery of a species of sponge new to science. Using state-of-the-art manned submarines to explore the world's deepest underwater canyons the new sponge was collected in samples of never...

Paradise lost for soap and ice cream

Feature story | April 27, 2008 at 17:00

Are you a "green" consumer? Even if your intentions are good, your "Earth friendly" soap and organic ice cream may be driving species to extinction and heating up the planet, especially if these products contain palm oil.

Federal Bill on Mandatory GE Labelling

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | April 24, 2008 2 comments

Earlier this month, a Private Member’s Bill calling for mandatory labelling of genetically engineered foods was debated in parliament.  A second hour of debate, followed by a vote could be scheduled as early as next month.  It is...

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