Canada Greenpeace

Company Defends Rejection Of Alberta Oil Spill Ad

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

Pattison Outdoor Advertising is denying allegations that the company's decision to not run a Greenpeace billboard in Alberta was politically motivated...

Greenpeace Cries Double Standard Over This Billboard

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Greenpeace wants to know why its billboard on solar energy was rejected in Edmonton while an ad denying that humans have an impact on climat...

How B.C. Forestry Went From Protests To Partnerships

Stephanie Goodwin | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Stephanie Goodwin

In the 1990s, destructive logging and an unresponsive forest industry prompted protests, blockades and international market campaigns from Greenpeace and others. There is a fabled quote from those days where a logging executive says, "No one wants to buy a 2 x 4 with a protester attached to it." This defined the problem: how do we reinstate the social licence to operate and log in a place that is world-renowned for its forests?

Endangered Whale Meat Shipped Through Canada: Greenpeace

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada

HALIFAX - An international environmental organization is calling on Canada to adopt stricter trade laws after meat of the endangered fin whale was rec...

Detained Greenpeace Activists Due Home Soon

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - The mother of one of two Canadian Greenpeace activists detained in Russia since September says she's getting a wonderful late Christmas pre...

Russia Drops Charges Against Most Greenpeace Arctic Protesters

CBC | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada Impact

The sister of one of the Greenpeace activists arrested in Russia over an oil-rig protest says his family is "cautiously optimistic" about ...

Russia Grants Greenpeace Activist Amnesty

CP | The Canadian Press, The Associated Press | Posted 02.23.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - The mother of one of two Canadian Greenpeace activists recently detained in Russia says her son might be home as early as this Friday."He w...

Russia Releases Canadian On Bail

CP | The Canadian Press, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - The two Canadians who were among 30 people arrested in Russia following a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic now have been gran...

Will This Become The 'New Normal'?

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

TORONTO - Train disasters such as Saturday's derailment in Alberta will become the "new normal" unless Ottawa tightens safety rules for shipping dange...

Charges For Greenpeace Protesters?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Sixteen Greenpeace protesters are now awaiting a decision on whether they will face charges for a day-long demonstration at an oil sto...

Quebec Calls Out Russia Over Greenpeace Arrests

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebec is wading into international waters, calling out the Russian government in the case of Greenpeace activists arrested during a protes...

Quebec Asks Russia For Clemency In Greenpeace Arrests

CBC | Posted 12.06.2013 | Canada

The Quebec government is calling on Russian authorities to release the Greenpeace activists. Jean-François Lisée last night attended a of the gro...

SET THEM FREE

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Greenpeace is organizing protests in a handful of Canadian cities to call for the release of two activists from Quebec and Ontario who were ...

Six More Greenpeace Activists Sent To Russian Jail

CP | Lynn Berry, The Associated Press | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada

MOSCOW - A court in the northern Russian city of Murmansk on Sunday sent six more Greenpeace activists to jail for two months and showed no sign that ...

Biking to Save the Arctic With Greenpeace

Farrah Khan | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Impact
Farrah Khan

This time last year, the world watched as the Arctic melt hit a record low and more ice disappeared than ever before. On September 15 Greenpeace has called for an international day of action to bring together the millions of people who have spoken up to protect the Arctic. Large-scale, family friendly bike rides -- we call them Ice Rides -- are being organized across the globe.

Safety Rules For Different Types Of Oil Could Save Lives: Greenpeace

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - A regulatory failure to distinguish between different types of crude — and to recognize the potentially explosive qualities of so-called sh...

David Suzuki Empowers 8,000 Youth to Wake Up Canada!

Amy MacPherson | Posted 07.05.2013 | Canada Impact
Amy MacPherson

On April 25, 2013, renowned scientist Dr. David Suzuki attended the WFCU Centre to empower the crowd with his Wake Up Canada call. It's a campaign organized by the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition to support a day of action, encouraging kids to advocate for their environmental future through the very media that overlooked them this time around.

Alberta Sales Tax Idea Picks Up Steam

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta Premier Alison Redford says a sales tax isn't on the agenda, even though many of the panellists at an economic summit that her gover...

Greenpeace Spills On Pipeline Safety Review

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A review of pipeline safety commissioned by the Alberta government after a series of high-profile accidents was heavily influenced by indus...

Ulterior Motive For West-To-East-Pipeline?

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Business

Environmental groups have mounted a campaign against a plan to ship western crude to Quebec, saying it's just one step towards creating an eastern rou...

RCMP Worried About 'Radical' Environmentalists: Declassified Report

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - There is a "growing radicalized environmentalist faction" in Canada that is opposed to the country's energy sector policies, warns a newly de...

Still A Mess: Greenpeace

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada

EDMONTON - Photos taken at the site of Alberta's second-worst pipeline spill suggest at least part of the site remains heavily contaminated despite co...

The Greenpeace Ad You Won't Be Seeing In Edmonton

CP | Tim Cook, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada

EDMONTON - A billboard company won't say why a Greenpeace ad touting solar energy over oil spills was rejected.The proposed billboard for downtown Edm...

Veniez: I See Your Tar Sands and Raise You These Photos

Kevin Grandia | Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Politics
Kevin Grandia

On the surface, a call for reason sounds good when dealing with the tar sands, but it comes at a great cost to the environment where irreparable damage is being inflicted everyday. Unreasonable things are happening in Canada's North, and it's not talk that's going to solve these massive problems.

Green Groups Launch Ads Decrying Tories' 'War On Nature'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadian conservation groups have launched an anti-budget campaign condemning federal changes that they say will weaken the country's enviro...