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How B.C. Forestry Went From Protests To Partnerships

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?

Charges For Greenpeace Protesters?

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 storage facility in Burnaby, B.C.Greenpeace spokesman...


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 among 30 people charged with piracy for a protest...
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Biking to Save the Arctic With Greenpeace

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.

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

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

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 government convened Saturday said it could be one solut...

Still A Mess: Greenpeace

EDMONTON - Photos taken at the site of Alberta's second-worst pipeline spill suggest at least part of the site remains heavily contaminated despite company suggestions that the cleanup is complete.Gre...


EDMONTON - Alberta environmentalists and landowners are setting up an independent, anonymous tipline for people to report oil pipeline spills and ensure news of the leaks reaches the public."Part of t...

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

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.

Challenging The "Bad Guys" of Climate Change

Great business leaders who embrace tomorrow's sustainable markets need to move out of their comfort zone. Chief executives with business models in mind that can profit from environmentally bounded markets should focus post-Durban on what to do about their backward-looking peers.