Activist Connects Loss of Culture to Climate Change

The world is still catching up to Inuit activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier. A year before being appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2006, she presented a landmark legal petition to the Inter-American Council on…

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Big-Ticket Budget Items Welcome After Past Inaction

The much-anticipated first federal budget from the new Liberal government was unveiled on March 22. To describe the general reactions, they would be “Wow,” “Oh,” and maybe even, “Oh no.”  I was all “Yay!” and…

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Canada’s Environmental Movement Needs More Diversity

In 2010, the David Suzuki Foundation, a Vancouver-based national environmental non-governmental organization (ENGO), made a move no other Canadian ENGO had done – it added a multicultural component to its climate change and clean energy…

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