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Aug 20, 2018
Premier Ford, joined by Minister of Finance, Vic Fedeli, and Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Todd Smith, at the government's Buck-a-Beer announcement. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr

Doug Ford's 'strong start' appeals to his new fans

Karl Nerenberg
Premier Ford has spent nearly two months undermining the environment, welfare and refugees, breaking more than a few promises along the way. His admirers say that means he is decisive.
Blog
Aug 14, 2018

Cool solutions mean a hothouse planet isn't inevitable

David Suzuki
The choices we make over the next decade will determine our future. We've already locked into substantial warming and are seeing the consequences, but it's not yet too late to change course.
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.
News
Aug 8, 2018
Mexican government photo of Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador on July 25.

Mining for Canadian imperialism

José Luis Granados Ceja
A review of Canada's adventures in imperialism and colonialism following the meeting between Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Blog
Aug 7, 2018

Will energy efficiency stall climate disruption?

David Suzuki
Many experts argue that energy efficiency could play a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, especially in industrial nations like Canada and the U.S., where we tend to waste a lot.
Blog
Jul 31, 2018

Reconciling energy and Indigenous rights

David Suzuki
Most of Canada's fossil-fuelled energy policies are on a collision course with reconciliation. Shifting to renewable energy would be a win for the environment, climate, economy, and Indigenous rights.
Photos
Jul 31, 2018
Photo: Bill Selak/Flickr

Justin Trudeau has a problem named Doug Ford

Duncan Cameron
The provinces' revolts over cap-and-trade and other environmental agreements seem more difficult for the federal government following Ontario's swing right
Blog
Jul 24, 2018

Plastics are not the future

David Suzuki
The best way to avoid the massive damage that comes with plastics and fossil fuels is to stop using so many. That's why cities and countries worldwide are banning single-use items made from plastic.
Blog
Jul 23, 2018

Walk on the wild side at Urquhart Butterfly Garden

Doreen Nicoll
I have found the secret garden. There is no gate or little door, but there certainly is a Fairy Queen who is welcoming and gracious, yet formidable with an ever so slightly mischievous side.

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