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Let’s laugh Harper’s tar sands ads off the air

Feature story | June 6, 2013 at 9:10

Greenpeace Canada launched a satirical ad campaign today aimed at debunking the Harper government’s own advertising campaign to “greenwash” the tar sands.

Buyer beware, Resolute’s sustainability falls flat

Feature story | May 15, 2013 at 6:00

A new Greenpeace report concludes that Resolute Forest Products’s sustainability claims cannot be trusted and unveils to customers the false promises these claims contain.

Canada’s pro-oil agenda threatens to destroy the Arctic: Greenpeace

Feature story | May 14, 2013 at 13:01

As Canada officially took the chair of the Arctic Council today, Greenpeace sent a direct message to delegates at the ministerial meeting in Kiruna, Sweden, and launched an international mobilization online calling on Canada to put people and the...

Indigenous Peoples put Arctic Council on alert as Canada becomes new chair

Feature story | May 13, 2013 at 1:00

On the eve of the Arctic Council meeting in Kiruna, Sweden, where Canada will take the chair of the Council, a pan-Arctic Indigenous conference has generated 15 new signatories to a joint statement in opposition to Arctic drilling, which now...

Alberta government lays charges against pipeline company following Greenpeace report

Feature story | April 26, 2013 at 17:41

The Government of Alberta has laid charges against Plains Midstream Canada ULC following a Greenpeace Canada report on the pipeline company’s oil spill near Little Buffalo, Alberta on 28 April 2011.

App it! Don’t trash it! App helps prevent forest trashing

Feature story | April 22, 2013 at 21:50

There’s a new free tool for making forest-friendly tissue product decisions!

Clover Leaf Seafoods gets canned by Greenpeace in tuna ranking

Feature story | April 17, 2013 at 8:00

Consumers hoping to buy sustainably-sourced tuna products might think twice about purchasing from Clover Leaf Seafoods, says Greenpeace Canada. The organization released its third annual ranking of canned tuna brands today and graded Clover Leaf...

Nuclear companies must pay for their disasters says Greenpeace

Feature story | March 7, 2013 at 10:00

Greenpeace Canada activists used a blimp at the uranium processing facility of General Electric Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GE Hitachi) in downtown Toronto this morning to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.

My love for the planet and why we must protect the Arctic

Feature story | February 28, 2013 at 7:00

*Les Stroud, a Canadian musician and the creator and star of Survivorman and Beyond Survival TV series with Les Stroud, is an engaged citizen who is committed to saving our planet. Using music and words , Stroud shares the origins of his...

Fukushima’s victims show why Harper must update nuclear liability law

Feature story | February 19, 2013 at 8:00

Hundreds of thousands of victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan are still denied fair compensation from a governmental regulatory system that allows the nuclear industry to evade its responsibilities and forces the public to pay for...

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