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Baptiste stands over a map of Tsilhqo'tin Territory. Photo: Goldman Environmenta
'Our future generations are not for sale': Marilyn Baptiste wins Goldman Environmental Prize | Apr 27 2015 | Stephen Leahy | Marilyn Baptiste of the Xeni Gwet'in First Nation in British Columbia has won the prestigious $175,000 Goldman Prize for her five-year effort to prevent construction of the Prosperity mine.
Photo: flickr/Roland Tanglao
Good jobs and better climate hinge on public transit decisions | Apr 27 2015 | Eric Doherty | If we want job creation and pollution reduction in Canada, then there is an obvious solution: invest in public transit across Canada.
Bullet trains are not the answer to Canada's transportation problems | Apr 24 2015 | Ryan Katz-Rosene | In Canada, the idea of introducing bullet trains within the nation's busiest transport corridors is periodically proposed as some sort of magic wand solution to a range of transportation problems.
Photo: flickr/Evan Leeson
Why my Saskatchewan family went vegan | Apr 24 2015 | Colleen Watson-Turner | I am a 60-year-old grandmother living in rural Saskatchewan. Here's why my family and I went vegan.
Trader Joe's, how about using only 100% biodegradeable recycled packaging | Apr 24 2015 | Another step to developing a zero-waste business model
Hydro One is our asset: Let's not sell it off | Apr 24 2015 | Tell Kathleen Wynne, hands off our Hydro One
The haunting of Vancouver's toxic crude spill | Apr 23 2015 | Mary Lovell | Vancouver's recent toxic crude spill in English Bay is about more than one person, more than one spill. It is about all of us and what will happen if we continue on this path.
Andrea Reimer addresses crowd at ICLEI World Congress 2015. Photo: Stephen Leahy
Renewable energy is key to a low-carbon future, say climate leaders | Apr 23 2015 | Stephen Leahy | Strong legislation, intelligent policy and collective action are the only ways to take effective climate action and keep humanity from a nightmare future.
Photo of Desert Mirage by Brocken Inaglory
Water funding in federal budget a mirage | Apr 23 2015 | Emma Lui | Budget 2015 actually allocates very little to water protection. The massive cuts to water departments and programs overall overshadow what little funding there actually is.
John Dillon, Ecological Economy Coordinator at KAIROS
Respecting Mother Earth like we do our own mothers | Apr 22 2015 | John Dillon | As I became more and more alarmed about the damage being done to ecosystems vital to life on this planet, I began to explore Indigenous peoples' teachings on respecting Mother Earth.
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Scientists say this herbicide causes cancer | Apr 22 2015 | Tell Monsanto to get it off our shelves
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Celebrate Earth Day: Recycle your electronics | Apr 22 2015 | As of 2009, 230,000 tonnes of old electronics have been diverted from Ontario landfills

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Vancouver oil spill underscores need to keep Coast Guard station open
The scheduled closure of the Vancouver Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centre threatens the ability to prevent shipping accidents and the capacity to provide a rapid response.

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