Blog February 20
Rally outside U.S. Congress to oppose EPA head Scot Pruitt. Image: Lorie Shaull/Wikimedia Commons
David Suzuki | Extracting, processing, selling and transporting polluting, climate-altering fossil fuels isn't the best way to ensure economic prosperity.
Podcast February 20
Environmental justice and the law in Canada
Scott Neigh | Nathalie Chalifour and Angela Lee talk about what environmental justice is, and why environmentalism can't be separated from issues of race, class and other issues of social justice.
Columnists February 20
Baskets of corn. Photo: Rebecca Siegel
Lois Ross | Next week's federal budget provides an opportunity to reinstate prison farms and improve food security
Blog February 18
Martin Luther King's battle for racial justice can inform our reaction to the Gerald Stanley murder trial
Dennis Gruending | Indigenous and Black experiences of oppression are not equivalent, but we can learn from civil rights activism when fighting for justice for Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Blog February 17
The courthouse in Battleford, Saskatchewan, where Gerald Stanley's trial was held
Krystalline Kraus | Stanley was acquitted last week in the killing of 22-year old Cree man Colten Boushie.
Blog February 17
PHOTO: Elke Blodgett in 2016.
David J. Climenhaga | Blodgett, an environmental and civic activist in the city of St. Albert, died last week at the age of 81.
News February 19
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh met supporters following his address to the party's convention on Ottawa on Saturday, Feb. 17. Photo: Michelle Langlois
Karl Nerenberg | The NDP leader gave a speech that promised to make the wealthiest pay their share and address inequality. It was, however, short on details, and barely mentioned the environment.
Blog February 17
Krystalline Kraus | Colten Boushie's death and the ensuing trial of Gerald Stanley highlight racial tensions in Saskatchewan and mobilize Indigenous activists.
Blog February 17
Protesters opposed to expansion of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline in Vancouver last fall.
David J. Climenhaga | If a pipeline capable of carrying diluted bitumen from Alberta to the West Coast is essential to Canada's economy, then the federal government should build it and run it.
Blog February 16
Penney Kome | After the latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida, this week, students are demanding change from legislators, but many Republicans remain indebted to the NRA.
Blog February 16
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh
Yves Engler | The anti-Palestinian consensus among Canada’s three main political parties is crumbling and NDP members could bury it this weekend.
Blog February 15
Marie Aspiazu | On February 8th, our Executive Director, Laura Tribe, testified before the Parliamentary committee reviewing Bill C-59, delivering thousands of voices and raising Canadians’ top privacy concerns.