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Trudeau popular in the polls, but concerns begin to emerge | Jul 21 2016 | Brent Patterson | The PM's popularity may be based on the perception that his government is truly progressive and implementing a different agenda than Harper. The evidence is suggesting that's not totally true.
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Active transportation is a big part of the climate change solution | Jul 21 2016 | Ole Hendrickson | One of the most important things individuals can do to combat climate change is to use alternatives to cars for frequent, shorter trips. Let's weigh the benefits and risks of active transportation.
Industrial damage threatens Blueberry River's way of life | Jul 20 2016 | David Suzuki | In much of the territory, which once supported healthy moose and caribou populations, it's difficult to walk half a kilometre before hitting a road, seismic line or other industrial infrastructure.
Pentagon Is Freaking Out - Aren't You?
Pentagon is freaking out -- aren't you? | Jul 19 2016 | Daryn Caister | The Pentagon wants to anticipate and control social unrest. There are two main points to glean here, firstly why they are suddenly so concerned, and how they are going about using this research.
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Appointment of environmentalist Tzeporah Berman sparks Wildrose hysteria. Here's why | Jul 18 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | To hear the reaction from the Outrage machine on the Internet, you would have thought environmentalist Tzeporah Berman was, well … an Orc!
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Evictions loom as demands for federal action against Site C rise | Jul 18 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Huge deficits. Environmental destruction. Lack of permits. Why is such an unnecessary project like Site C being pushed through?
Views from people on the frontlines of climate change | Jul 14 2016 | various | Inuit Elders from across the Canadian Arctic share their observations on vegetation changes, thawing permafrost, changing wildlife patterns, and other transformations.
Hope Isn't A Strategy
Hope isn't a strategy | Jul 13 2016 | Daryn Caister | An entire lake disappearing due to climate change in Bolivia, a rush of lobbying by mining companies, and an expose on how to evade lobbying laws in Canada.
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The future of hydro in a warming world | Jul 12 2016 | David Suzuki | Ironically, although hydropower is seen as an energy source that helps slow global warming, in many areas its viability is threatened by climate change.
Grassy Narrows demands cleanup of mercury in lakes and rivers | Jul 12 2016 | Redeye Collective | Judy Da Silva says mercury dumped into the waterways nearly 60 years ago must be cleaned up. She says Premier Wynne is using scare tactics when she says cleanup will make the situation worse.
Don't give up meat if you want to save the planet, eat less and better | Jul 11 2016 | Ryan Katz-Rosene | There are plenty of reasons why eliminating animal agriculture altogether is not the panacea solution to climate change it purports to be.
Six ways to support the work of Black Lives Matter across Canada this week | Jul 10 2016 | Allies and community, let's keep the momentum going!

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Only 7 full time park rangers patrol 14 million hectares of protected areas in British Columbia
Public concern is mounting over the BC government's reckless disregard for protected parklands as only 7 rangers patrol an area the size of Denmark, Costa Rica, and Switzerland combined.

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