Issues Pages: CommonCauses

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Doreen Nicoll | Young people are uploading videos of themselves drinking tap water. It's a simple action that makes a powerful statement about keeping water in the public common and available to all.
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Doreen Nicoll | With the research and information supplied by environmentalists and actionists from across Southern Ontario, Burlington city staff made changes to protect milkweed.
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David J. Climenhaga | Adopting a policy proposed by the United Conservative Party would be tantamount to declaring law-free open season on anyone who wanders onto an isolated property.
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Doreen Nicoll | Doreen Nicoll recently came home to a Notice of Violation stating she had to remove or destroy the milkweed plants in her garden.
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Doreen Nicoll | The documentary Metamorphosis shows the fallout from climate change and environmental devastation can include creativity, sustainable ingenuity, and a beautiful future.
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Doreen Nicoll | Nestlé extracts water from an Ontario watershed while compromising the water security of local communities. A Wellington County organization wants to stop them.
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Groupe de recherche sur l'extrême droite et ses allié-e-s-GREDA | Stand up against the conference on October 29 in Grand Prairie Alberta
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Doreen Nicoll | Inter-connectedness with water is something that we take for granted and in some cases have completely forgotten. Water ceremonies help us reconnect to our history and responsibilities.
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Connecting Climate Change to Social Change Panel
Victoria Fenner | Climate Change isn't just about economics and science. It's about our entire way of life. This panel from the 5th Annual Tommy Douglas Institute explores the connections.
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David Peck | There are many who credit the rise of 'voluntourism' to humanitarian and motivational speaker Vaden Earle. He talks to David Peck about his ability to release vision and purpose in others.
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Kevin MacKay
Victoria Fenner | Kevin MacKay says there are now five horsemen of the apocalypse, not four. In his new book, he tells us what they are and looks at some big problems and radical solutions.
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Victoria Fenner | The world is changed when we all work together. But how do we do that? A look at ways to organize people at the national, provincial and local levels.