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Blog
Aug 13, 2018

Rise up and demand real climate leadership

Doreen Nicoll
Why is Guelph is joining in solidarity with communities across the country and around the world to demand real climate leadership? For the same reasons your community should be, too.
Blog
Jul 25, 2018
Image: Freedom Homes/Wikimedia Commons

Capitalism, where the taxpayers bail out the rich

Yves Engler
Despite abundant evidence that nothing approaching the fantasy of free market capitalism exists, the myth persists to legitimate the private appropriation of socially created wealth.
Blog
Jul 10, 2018

Fake grassroots campaigns deserve uprooting

David Suzuki
Astroturf campaigns aren't new, but they're becoming increasingly widespread and effective as social media and the internet play a greater role in shaping public opinion.
Blog
Jul 9, 2018

We saved Burlington's milkweed and monarchs

Doreen Nicoll
With the research and information supplied by environmentalists and actionists from across Southern Ontario, Burlington city staff made changes to protect milkweed.
Blog
May 29, 2018

Metamorphosis offers hope to a futureless world

Doreen Nicoll
The documentary Metamorphosis shows the fallout from climate change and environmental devastation can include creativity, sustainable ingenuity, and a beautiful future.
Blog
May 13, 2018

Bottled water is an election issue in Ontario

Doreen Nicoll
Nestlé extracts water from an Ontario watershed while compromising the water security of local communities. A Wellington County organization wants to stop them.
Podcast
Aug 17, 2017
Connecting Climate Change to Social Change Panel

Connecting Climate Change to Social Change

Needs No Introduction
Climate Change isn't just about economics and science. It's about our entire way of life. This panel from the 5th Annual Tommy Douglas Institute explores the connections.
Podcast
Jul 18, 2017
Image: Vaden Earle. Used with permission.

Statelessness, politics and fighting for the underdog

face2face
There are many who credit the rise of 'voluntourism' to humanitarian and motivational speaker Vaden Earle. He talks to David Peck about his ability to release vision and purpose in others.

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