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Greenpeace returns ocean destruction to Canadian tuna giant Clover Leaf

Feature story | October 26, 2011 at 10:00

Greenpeace activists visited Clover Leaf Seafoods’ Canadian headquarters this morning to return cases of the company’s canned tuna products and deliver a platter of simulated marine life remains, representing the wasteful fisheries the company...

Northern Ontario forest spotlighted in international report on industry-driven...

Feature story | October 17, 2011 at 8:18

A coalition of leading environmental and social NGOs released an investigative report today exposing unsustainable logging operations certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) in Ontario’s Kenogami Forest.

A new Rainbow Warrior sets sail

Feature story | October 13, 2011 at 15:00

14 October 2011 (Toronto) – The new Rainbow Warrior, a campaigning vessel built by Greenpeace and the third to bear the name, was christened by a Canadian activist at a ceremony in Berne-Matzen, Germany today.

Ontario will mourn loss of green energy jobs if Hudak elected

Feature story | October 3, 2011 at 12:21

Burlington - Greenpeace Canada installed a green energy memorial outside the Excess Energy assembly facility today to symbolize the loss of green-collar jobs in Ontario if Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is elected, scraps Ontario’s groundbreaking...

Environmentalists go to court to halt new Ontario nuclear reactors:

Feature story | September 29, 2011 at 15:52

Environmental groups have asked a federal court to stop government agencies from approving construction of new nuclear reactors at Darlington until an environmental assessment is fully completed and shows the project won’t negatively impact the...

Windsor will mourn loss of green energy jobs if Hudak elected

Feature story | September 28, 2011 at 15:41

Greenpeace Canada installed a green energy memorial outside the Unconquered Sun solar panel plant today to symbolize the loss of green-collar jobs in Windsor if Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is elected and proceeds with his plan to build new...

Hundreds gather on Parliament Hill to tell Harper ‘No to Tar Sands’

Feature story | September 26, 2011 at 10:23

(Ottawa) – Hundreds of people from across North America are gathered this morning on Parliament Hill for a rally followed by a mass civil disobedience sit-in. Participants are responding to a call to action for a large peaceful protest where many...

Durham region uninsured in the event of a nuclear accident, could lose billions

Feature story | September 14, 2011 at 17:31

Durham — A new Greenpeace report shows a nuclear accident at either the Pickering or Darlington nuclear stations would cost billions of dollars and would far exceed the levels of compensation available to residents of Durham region.

Vancouver-born Greenpeace celebrates its 40th anniversary

Feature story | September 14, 2011 at 10:03

Vancouver – Canada will play a special role in the 40th anniversary celebrations of Greenpeace, the world’s largest, independent environmental organization.

Dave Martin

Feature story | September 9, 2011 at 15:13

Dave Martin was the kind of guy you wanted in your corner. Smart, tenacious and articulate, Dave was quick to tell a joke and possessed an infectious laugh. The proverbial steel fist in a velvet glove, he was among Canada's most effective,...

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