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Greenpeace questions whether links between the Conservative Party and Ethical Oil...

Feature story | April 8, 2014 at 11:00

It’s one thing to cooperate – it’s another thing entirely to collude in order to get around laws that help make our democracy work.

Mount Royal Cross transformed into scales of justice: Greenpeace protests the...

Feature story | March 18, 2014 at 6:00

10 Greenpeace activists and a group of volunteers transformed the iconic Mount Royal Cross into immense scales of justice representing the imbalance between the destructive practices of Canada’s largest logging company, Resolute Forest Products,...

Canadian Greenpeace activists held in Russia for three months arrive home

Feature story | December 27, 2013 at 14:36

The final scene of a near hundred day saga is taking place this weekend as Canadian activists Paul Ruzycki and Alexandre Paul return to Canada after being held in Russia for more than three months following a peaceful protest at an Arctic oil...

Russian parliament votes to grant amnesty to Arctic 30

Feature story | December 18, 2013 at 11:38

The Russian parliament has today formally adopted an amnesty that will end legal proceedings against the Arctic 30. The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have expressed relief, but they...

Thirty snow-people line gates of Russian embassy in Ottawa as call for Canadian...

Feature story | December 17, 2013 at 13:06

Greenpeace volunteers placed 30 snow-people in front of the Russian embassy in Ottawa today along with signs reading “Free the Arctic 30 – Bring them home for the holidays” calling for the disproportionate charges against the “Arctic 30” to be ...

Latest Updates from the Arctic Sunrise activists and crew members

Feature story | December 4, 2013 at 9:00

UPDATED: From peaceful action to dramatic seizure: a timeline of events since the Arctic Sunrise took action September 18 (CET).

Activists climb Montreal’s Biosphère in support of Arctic 30

Feature story | November 20, 2013 at 7:40

Greenpeace Canada hung a banner high on Montreal’s Biosphère early this morning as Nicole Paul, mother of one of the two Canadian activists jailed in Russia for protesting Arctic drilling, encouraged them from below.

Greenpeace activists target tar sands tanker loading facility

Feature story | October 16, 2013 at 9:00

Sixteen Greenpeace activists targeted the loading dock at Kinder Morgan’s tar sands pipeline terminus in Metro Vancouver in an early morning protest.

Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior kicks off B.C. visit targeting salmon farms

Feature story | October 7, 2013 at 17:10

Greenpeace’s flagship the Rainbow Warrior arrived on Canada’s west coast this morning and joined members of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations, local environmental groups including Clayoquot Action and Friends of Clayoquot Sound, surfers, tourist...

140 groups call on Ontario to make public advocacy bill top priority

Feature story | September 18, 2013 at 6:55

Over 140 groups, including environmental organizations, unions and freedom of expression advocates, are calling on the Ontario legislature to adopt strong legislation to prevent Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) from being...

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