Protecting existing high-carbon ecosystems is an effective way to mitigate climate change, and Canada, with its vast expanses of intact forests and wetlands, can play a significant role.
Ole Hendrickson is a forest ecologist and current president of the Ottawa River Institute, a non-profit charitable organization based in the Ottawa Valley.
A well-designed national recreational trails program would address the needs of a much wider range of users than a single trans-Canada route.
A collective effort to tackle waste reduction and create a "circular economy" is urgently needed -- a flourishing, diverse, job-rich economy based on repair, recycling and reuse.
People of all ages participated in the global climate strike on September 27, Canada's largest-ever nationwide mass action, led by youth.
With new environmental review regulations, the Liberal government has exempted more projects from review and further gutted Canada's environmental assessment regime.
Canada needs an environmental assessment regime focused on positive impacts, not one that ignores even more projects and their environmental impacts.
The SNC-Lavalin affair rips the veil off the hidden world of corporate influence on government decision-making.
Like cigarettes, cars should have health warnings and governments should place tight legal restrictions on auto industry ads and sponsorships.
Canada is developing plans for the next generation of nuclear reactors, touted as a form of "clean growth." But there's little evidence that this technology will address climate change.
The Trudeau government has decided to appeal the Ontario Superior Court ruling that would have allowed charities to do their work on behalf of Canadians, free from political harassment.