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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...

Everything you need to know about the tar sands and how they impact you

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | April 17, 2018

I f you could defuse one of the world's biggest carbon bombs, wouldn't you? Each day, our window for saving the climate — and the billions of lives that depend on it — gets a little bit shorter. While people all around the world...

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...

Go Back To Texas Kinder Morgan, You Are Not Wanted Here. People power gets the goods...

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 11, 2018

After one historic month because of strength of Indigenous leaders and the power of people we have a Texas based pipeline company on the run . On Saturday, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip joined with other Indigenous leaders, Naomi...

Share your pics of ridiculous packaging!

Blog entry by Agnes Le Rouzic | April 6, 2018 3 comments

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,...

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