Activist Toolkit
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| A way to document environmental conflicts you know about
Columnists
Jean Swanson. Photo: Tamara Herman/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | Activist Jean Swanson was sentenced to seven days in jail for defying a court injunction banning protesters from the Trans Mountain pipeline extension construction site on Burnaby Mountain.
Blog
Garssy Narrows. Photo: Howl Arts Collective/flickr
Krystalline Kraus | After decades of lobbying, both levels of government must own up to cleaning up the toxic water and soil of Grassy Narrows.
Podcast
Environmental justice and the law in Canada
Scott Neigh | Nathalie Chalifour and Angela Lee talk about what environmental justice is, and why environmentalism can't be separated from issues of race, class and other issues of social justice.
News
Images: Fronteiras do Pensamento; Velcrow Ripper/flickr
Resh Budhu | At the fifth Tommy Douglas Institute, environmental justice activists Vandana Shiva and Clayton Thomas-Müller ask: Unless we stand up for the planet we stand on, how can we stand for anything else?
News
David Gray-Donald | A 100 per cent electric vehicle fleet? Postal banking? Door-to-door service and more, all from Canada Post? Where do we sign up?!
Columnists
Naomi Klein, Avi Lewis | It is possible for Canada to fight against climate change in a way that changes our country for the better. That's the message in the Leap Manifesto, launched yesterday.
Blog
Krystalline Kraus | In a movie inspired by Naomi Klein's newest book, "This Changes Everything," a new film is being released that chronicles the impact of capitalism and climate change around the globe.
Blog
Krystalline Kraus | On August 27, 2015, the First Nations community of Grassy Narrows declared a state of emergency over the unsafe drinking water.
Blog
Krystalline Kraus | Please come out to listen to great music, find out more about the Toxic Tour, and support awareness of and action against environmental racism experienced by Indigenous communities in Canada.
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Krystalline Kraus | Please join us in welcoming a panel of speakers from Chippewas of the Thames First Nation (COTTFN) and other front-line community members on June 15th at Friends House.
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Bethany Hindmarsh | Environmental and gender justice needs to be a priority at the university level.