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Fighting ocean and community destruction one supermarket shopper at a time

Blog entry by Kevin Hill | June 1, 2009

The fight against the destruction of the ocean’s biosphere through over fishing or destructive fishing practices is about more than just the fish themselves. It’s also about the people and the communities in Canada, and around the...

Wal-Mart Confrontation Piques Interest At Save-On-Foods In Nelson, BC

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | June 1, 2009

Just after 11 a.m. on May 29th, seven activists — including two in fish costumes — set up in front of Wal-Mart. We unfurled the “Don’t Buy, Don’t Sell Redlist Fish” banner and handed Redlist fish info to customers. The 10-foot tuna...

Greenpeace blocks seafood freezer at Metro store in Hamilton

Feature story | May 31, 2009 at 17:00

Hamilton, ON – Activists blocked access to a seafood freezer during an action at a Metro store in Hamilton that highlighted day five of the Greenpeace campaign to confront Canada’s major supermarket chains for selling Redlist seafood to customers.

Kingston: Mass Police Force Descends on Ocean Crime Scene!

Blog entry by Alex Paterson | May 29, 2009

Hello from stormy Kingston, Ontario! The seafood tour rolled into a gloomy looking Kingston today for Day Four of the Seafood Tour where Greenpeace Activists directly confronted Costco Wholesale over their failure to protect our...

Mass police response during Greenpeace action at Costco in Kingston

Feature story | May 28, 2009 at 17:00

Kingston— Local police arrived in full force Friday during a Greenpeace action at a Costco outlet in Kingston on day four of the campaign to confront Canada’s major supermarket chains for selling Redlist seafood to customers in the area.

Seafood Tour: Somebody is lying...

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | May 27, 2009 5 comments

This blog was written by Andrea MacDonald on behalf of Christine Leclerc, who is currently participating in an action against Costco in Kelowna. Andrea was an activist on Monday in the action against Safeway in Victoria. This morning...

Three activists arrested during Greenpeace action at Costco in Kelowna

Feature story | May 27, 2009 at 17:00

Kelowna—Police arrested three activists during a Greenpeace action at a Costco outlet in Kelowna on day three of the campaign to confront Canada’s major supermarket chains for selling Redlist seafood to the Okanagan.

Eating Down the Chain

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | May 27, 2009 2 comments

"Eating down the chain" refers to the way we've harvested our oceans since...well, always.  We take the bigger fish higher on the food chain, like tuna and cod.  If we continue this way, our kids and grandkids will be eating plankton...

Happy Birthday, Dancing Tuna!

Blog entry by Lishai Peel | May 27, 2009 2 comments

What's it like to be on tour with a bunch of Greenpeace activists, visiting communities in Northern Ontario and spreading the word about the current state of our oceans? Forget about the Pirates of the Caribbean, Greenpeace pirates...

Success at Sobeys in a Stormy Gale

Blog entry by Liam Doherty | May 27, 2009 4 comments

Rain could not dampen our spirits this morning as the Greenpeace Canada Sustainable Seafood Tour made a stop at the Sobeys in Peterborough. The Sobeys chain sells 14 out of 15 redlisted species and has received a failing grade of 1.1...

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