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The Canadian government should not be writing blank cheques for a Texas oil-giant

Blog entry by Mike Hudema, Climate & Energy Campaigner | May 16, 2018

Right now, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is thinking about using our tax dollars to bail out a Texas oil company’s failing pipeline and tanker project.   The federal government announced today that it's prepared to "indemnify" ...

Greenpeace Canada’s annual photo competition is back again!

Blog entry by Jeanne Gilles | May 10, 2018

We want to see your gorgeous forest photographs. Please submit them to the 2018 Greenpeace Canada photo contest for a chance to be featured in the 2019 Greenpeace Canada small calendar.  Enter here : This calendar is...

Five Ways People Are Standing Up To Oil Pipeline Companies

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | May 1, 2018

All over the world, people are getting more concerned about the threats posed by major new oil pipelines. They’re prone to spills and, as a result, they’re a serious risk to clean water and the wildlife, ecosystems and communities...

Greenpeace occupies Environment and Climate Change Canada with 51 tombstones

Blog entry by Philippa Duchastel de Montrouge | May 1, 2018

You may have seen the wake-up call this morning outside of Ottawa. Fifty one tombstones, in memory of Canada’s woodland caribou herds lined up as a reminder to Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change that...

Greenpeace’s new ‘open’ project & your plastic-free future toolkit!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Head of Oceans-Plastics campaign | April 19, 2018

Earth Day 2018’s theme is to End Plastic Pollution, and Greenpeace Canada is rising to the challenge with the launch of our brand new project that’s a bit different from the way we usually tackle environmental problems. Because...

If you could defuse one of the world's biggest carbon bombs, wouldn't you?

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada staff | April 17, 2018

Each day, our window for saving the climate — and the billions of humans lives that depend on it — gets a little bit shorter. While people all around the world are taking action, oil companies are trying to light the fuse to one of the...

Landmark climate bill moves to committee stage in Ontario

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | April 13, 2018

The march for climate justice took another step forward this week as the landmark  Liability for Climate-Related Harms Act  passed second reading in the Ontario legislature and is now on its way to committee for further study. The...

Guest Blog: Action on plastics shouldn’t make life suck for disabled people

Blog entry by Jamie Szymkowiak | April 12, 2018

All rights reserved . Credit: Kaizen Nguyễn Greenpeace have been campaigning to raise awareness of the harmful impact plastics have on our oceans for several years: from microbeads to single-use plastics such as...

Share your pics of Ridiculous packaging!

Blog entry by Agnes Le Rouzic | April 6, 2018

Have you ever looked around - at the supermarket, or coffee shop, or local mall - and noticed how much excessive plastic there is? Once you start looking for it, it’s EVERYWHERE. And it’s a huge problem. This week, we invite you...

We're talking plastic pollution and solutions at the Green Living Show next weekend!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Head of Oceans-Plastics campaign | March 29, 2018

Overwhelmed by images of yet another corner of the world drowning in plastic pollution? Feel like you do your best to avoid throwaway plastic and yet, despite your best efforts, you are challenged to find alternatives? Want to do...

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