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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...

Standing up for the little guy: Climate liability legislation introduced in Ontario

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | March 27, 2018

Any politician who claims to stand up for the little guy should support the climate liability legislation introduced this week in the Ontario legislature. The Liability for Climate-Related Harms Act was introduced as a...

Faces of Greenpeace: Meet the people behind our resistance

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | March 20, 2018

Greenpeace has been at the heart of the environmental movement on the Pacific coast, in Canada and around the world for more than 40 years. Now, just 20-odd kilometres from where we launched our first ship from Vancouver in 1971,...

LIVE UPDATES! Indigenous leaders and supporters to take bold action against Kinder...

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | March 17, 2018

Today, Indigenous leaders are leading community members in ceremony and action at Kinder Morgan’s construction site on Burnaby Mountain in Vancouver, on Canada's Pacific Coast. We'll be live blogging what happens here!   A...

Greenpeace calls out Minister Blanchette’s failure on caribou outside Quebec legislature

Blog entry by Marie Moucarry | March 16, 2018

E arly this morning, a group of Greenpeace activists visited Quebec’s legislature to denounce the failure of the Minister of Forests, Fauna and Parks, Luc Blanchette, to protect caribou. We brought a life-size “caribou coffin” and...

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