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May 31, 2017, 07:00 ET Margaret Atwood, alongside more than 100 authors worldwide sign Greenpeace's pledge for free speech and forest protection

Yann Martel, Naomi Klein and JM Coetzee stand with Greenpeace. TORONTO, May 31, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - More than 100 authors from around the world including Nobel Prize winner John Maxwell Coetzee...


Jun 16, 2016, 12:57 ET If New Pipeline Review Is Credible it Will Show There's No Social License For Energy East and the Pipeline Can't and Won't Be Built

OTTAWA, June 16, 2016 /CNW/ - With the official review of the Energy East pipeline launching today, a large cross section of community and environmental organizations representing hundreds of...


May 06, 2016, 08:00 ET Executive Directors at Environmental Groups Release Statement on Fort McMurray Fire

OTTAWA, May 6, 2016 /CNW/ - The fire in Fort McMurray is a tragedy that no person or community should have to endure. All Canadians should be doing what they can to make sure those affected have the...


Dec 17, 2015, 11:55 ET Energy East Won't Get Built

Massive Oil Pipeline Incompatible with Federal Government's Climate Pledge, Hundreds of Thousands of People Already Opposed to Energy East Pipeline OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Energy East...


Nov 26, 2015, 09:49 ET Majority of Quebecers oppose the Energy East pipeline and want the review process stopped

MONTREAL, Nov. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Nearly six out of 10 people in Quebec are opposed to TransCanada's Energy East pipeline project, according to a new poll released today, while one year ago, 70 per...


Apr 11, 2015, 11:15 ET Thousands unite in Quebec to demand Canada's premiers say no to tar sands expansion and yes to climate action

QUEBEC CITY, April 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Thousands of people united today in the streets of Quebec City as part of the Act on Climate march to demand Canada's political leaders act swiftly and smartly on...


Mar 26, 2015, 15:01 ET New Provincial Energy-Climate Agreement Cannot Trade Climate for Tar Sands Pipelines Say Environmental Groups

TORONTO, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Environmental Groups across Canada today responded to a new pan-provincial energy agreement cautioning that no climate progress can be made if tar sands pipelines are...


Sep 18, 2013, 07:00 ET 140 groups call on Ontario legislature to make public advocacy bill top priority

TORONTO, MONTREAL and HALIFAX, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Over 140 groups, including environmental organizations, unions and freedom of expression advocates, are calling on the Ontario legislature to...


Nov 03, 2010, 11:16 ET Greenpeace and Cree have erected blockade to protect Broadback Valley Forest

MONTREAL, Nov. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Greenpeace and the Cree Nation of Waswanipi have erected a symbolic blockade in the heart of Quebec's Boreal Forest to protest against the construction of logging...


Nov 03, 2010, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Greenpeace and Waswanipi Cree bring controversy in the
Boreal Forest to Montreal

MONTREAL, Nov. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Greenpeace and the Cree Nation of Waswanipi invite media to two briefings in Montreal today where they will discuss their joint efforts to block a controversial...


Nov 02, 2010, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Greenpeace and the Cree unite against a controversial
project in the Boreal Forest

MONTREAL, Nov. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Greenpeace and the Cree Nation have conducted an operation in the Boreal Forest to bring attention to a controversial logging project. More details of the project will ...


Sep 23, 2010, 11:30 ET Greenpeace salutes Metro's move to stop selling overfished species

MONTREAL, Sept. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Greenpeace applauds the announcement today by Metro that it will remove seven overfished species from sale in its supermarkets. Metro's move comes three months after ...


Sep 12, 2010, 14:10 ET Greenpeace tells World Energy Congress to go beyond dirty, risky oil

MONTREAL, Sept. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - About 60 Greenpeace activists, a dozen of which in oil-covered bathing suits, staged a "Black Tide Beach Party" today to tell participants at the World Energy...


Sep 09, 2010, 08:30 ET Greenpeace report challenges Canada's need for dirty, risky fossil fuels

TORONTO, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - Greenpeace today released a comprehensive analysis of Canada's energy potential that challenges the need for dirty oil from the tar sands and shows that Canada can create...


Aug 03, 2010, 11:38 ET Greenpeace rappels off the Calgary Tower to remind government to separate oil
and state

CALGARY, Aug. 3 /CNW/ - Greenpeace drove a message home to the heart of Canada's oil industry today, hanging a huge banner from the Calgary Tower that says "Separate Oil and State" to highlight the...


Jul 29, 2010, 14:57 ET Greenpeace occupation succeeds in sending strong message to Enbridge

VANCOUVER, July 29 /CNW/ - More than 24 hours after Greenpeace started its occupation of Enbridge's downtown Vancouver office, the protest has come to an end. Activists succeeded in sending a strong...


Jul 28, 2010, 13:32 ET Greenpeace occupies Enbridge office in downtown Vancouver

VANCOUVER, July 28 /CNW/ - Greenpeace activists are occupying Enbridge's office in downtown Vancouver, demanding the pipeline giant withdraw its Northern Gateway Pipelines application. The action...


Jun 29, 2010, 13:22 ET Greenpeace hangs longline from Costco roof to highlight need for ocean
protection

VANCOUVER, June 29 /CNW/ - Greenpeace hung a giant longline laden with replicas of at-risk marine species from the roof of Costco in downtown Vancouver today to send a message to the company to stop...


Jun 28, 2010, 17:07 ET Greenpeace team travels to Gulf of Mexico to send warning to Canada

NEW ORLEANS, LA, June 28 /CNW/ - A Greenpeace Canada team is bearing witness to the environmental and social devastation caused by the BP Deepwater oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The team plans to...


Jun 02, 2010, 11:00 ET Canadian supermarkets move one step closer to ocean protection: Greenpeace

MONTREAL and VANCOUVER, June 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada's major supermarket chains have begun to rid their shelves of Redlist species and adopt sustainable seafood procurement policies, but need to do...


Mar 17, 2010, 09:56 ET Nestlé drives rainforest destruction pushing orangutans to brink of
extinction

Greenpeace launches online viral exposing true cost of "having a break" the KitKat way AMSTERDAM, March 17 /CNW/ - Nestlé is using palm oil from destroyed Indonesian rainforests and peatlands, in...


Feb 09, 2010, 11:48 ET Closure of Pickering good for green energy; fixing Darlington wrong:
Greenpeace

TORONTO, Feb. 9 /CNW/ - News reports indicating Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will not rebuild the four Pickering B nuclear reactors is another blow to the future of the Canadian nuclear industry...


Dec 03, 2009, 11:50 ET Failed audits, destruction of intact forests: Report reveals AbibitiBowater's
miserable logging record in Ontario

TORONTO, Dec. 3 /CNW/ - A new Greenpeace report shows, that despite receiving advice to not extend the company's licence, the Ontario government allowed AbitibiBowater to clearcut thousands of...


Nov 25, 2009, 07:00 ET Greenpeace Canada campaigner among 14 detained fighting rainforest
destruction in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov. 25 /CNW/ - A Greenpeace Canada campaigner was among fourteen international Greenpeace activists detained by police following the occupation of one of the world's largest pulp ...


Nov 10, 2009, 18:01 ET Amchitka, the 1970 concert that launched Greenpeace: now released

TORONTO, Nov. 10 /CNW/ - Greenpeace Canada has released an exclusive live recording of Amchitka, the 1970 concert that launched Greenpeace, featuring Joni Mitchell, James Taylor and the late Phil...