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823 pipeline failures in Alberta in 2007

Blog entry by JessieS | July 18, 2008 2 comments

Transcanada's Keystone Pipeline is underway to take 590 000 barrels per day (bpd) from Alberta down south to the U.S. Midwest by 2009. The company has just said that its is going forth with a $7million expansion to ship 300 000 bpd...

Ontario promises to protect millions of hectares of the Boreal Forest in the Far North

Feature story | July 15, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace celebrates the Ontario government’s promise to protect at least 22.5 million hectares of intact Boreal Forest in the far north of the province.

Greenpeace in Quebec City for the Council of the Federation meeting to press...

Feature story | July 15, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists are in Quebec City for the Council of the Federation meeting to pressure Canada’s premiers to sign on to the KYOTOplus targets for greenhouse gas reductions. The Council of 13 premiers from the provinces and territories...

Greenpeace Canada - Annual Report 2007 - English

Publication | July 15, 2008 at 16:28

Alberta government's $4B Climate Sham

Blog entry by JessieS | July 15, 2008 4 comments

The Alberta government has a new billion dollar plan all right, but it’s not a climate change plan, it’s a PR plan to attempt to distract Albertans from the real issues facing us today- the main one being the Alberta tar sands. The...

July 2008

Image | July 14, 2008 at 17:50

Greenpeace applauds promise by the Ontario government to protect at least 22.5 million hectares of boreal wilderness in the far north. We warn that the southern boreal forest remains unprotected, and woodland caribous herds continue to suffer.

Activists released; time to investigate whaling fleet corruption

Feature story | July 14, 2008 at 17:00

The two Greenpeace Japan activists, arrested and charged for intercepting a box of whale meat illegally smuggled off the Japanese whaling fleet, have been released on bail, after 26 days in custody.

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Feature story | July 10, 2008 at 17:00

Our Japanese activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki were charged with theft and trespass today by the prosecutor in Aomori after they exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern...

Safe to go in the water?

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | July 9, 2008 2 comments

Once again, toxic algae blooms are causing havoc of Canadian waterways. A new Greenpeace report finds that agriculture is largely to blame. Pollution from livestock farms and excess use of fertilizers are the big contributers. Read...

Opposition to Uranium Mining

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | July 8, 2008 5 comments

There’s been a media frenzy this week over Cameco’s purchase of 550 tonnes of uranium or “yellowcake” from Iraq. Aside from highlighting the link between nuclear power and the nuclear weapons proliferation, the import of Saddam’s...

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