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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...

Green energy more affordable than nuclear

Feature story | September 10, 2013 at 8:00

Investing in green energy is more affordable than spending more money on nuclear power. That’s the conclusion of a new analysis published by Greenpeace and the Pembina Institute.

Rainbow Warrior coming ‘home’ to British Columbia

Feature story | August 19, 2013 at 10:45

Although it hasn’t ever been in Canada, the new Rainbow Warrior’s arrival in B.C. this October marks an unofficial homecoming for the Greenpeace flagship. A world wide symbol of peace and environmental stewardship, the Rainbow Warrior will arrive...

Over fifty groups call for tougher oil transportation safety rules

Feature story | July 22, 2013 at 7:00

In the wake of the Lac-Mégantic disaster and the numerous recent oil spills, over 50 organizations from across Canada are calling on Prime Minister Harper to improve the safety of Canada’s oil transportation system. The groups represent...

New Report: Deep sea mining high risk

Feature story | July 7, 2013 at 18:01

The extinction of unique deep sea species and other irreversible environmental damage to our oceans are a likely result of an emerging trend to exploit seabed minerals, Greenpeace International warned today.

Joanna Kerr named executive director of Greenpeace Canada

Feature story | June 21, 2013 at 6:45

Greenpeace Canada announced today the hiring of Joanna Kerr as executive director of Greenpeace Canada beginning 14 October 2013.

Resolute’s lawsuit for $7 million aims to silence criticism

Feature story | June 20, 2013 at 6:17

Greenpeace Canada promised today that it would not be silenced by a $7 million defamation lawsuit by the country’s largest logging company, Resolute Forest Products (TSX: RFP).

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