Movement Building / Apr 05, 2019

A Victory for Free Speech! Charities can now freely speak out on your behalf

Almost four years ago, the federal government promised to pass a new law that protects the ability of charities to speak out on Canadians’…Read More


Movement Building / Mar 07, 2019

Speaking Truth to Power - Women and the Environmental Movement

As the great Beyoncé once said, who runs the world? Girls. Are women and girls also going to save the world? via GIPHY This…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Movement Building / Feb 27, 2019

My trip to Florida in an electric vehicle

My partner and I took our first road trip to Florida this winter. We usually spend the cold, snowy months at home taking in…Read More


Movement Building / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics / Dec 17, 2018

Ontario’s environmental laws are under attack by Premier Doug Ford: Why we need to come together to STOP BILL 66

Under the guise of creating jobs and cutting “red tape and burdensome regulations,” the provincial government introduced a bombshell of a bill last Thursday….Read More


Climate Change / Movement Building / Plastic Pollution / Nov 12, 2018

Is the Earth doomed? Not unless we let it - Responses to the Anthropocene

Have you heard about the ‘Anthropocene’?   It’s basically the idea that the Earth has been changed so completely and irreversibly by human activities that…Read More


Climate Change / Movement Building / Oct 15, 2018

What the media is missing about the new IPCC report: We shouldn’t give up.

  Last week the most esteemed climate scientists in the world unveiled a new report that laid out the global impacts that we should…Read More


Climate Change / Movement Building / Sep 25, 2018

Beyond “Hothouse Earth”: Mourning is part of climate action, but then you have to get up again

  A friend from British Columbia was in Ottawa for work recently. Pretty quickly the conversation came around to the summer of forest fires…Read More


Climate Change / Movement Building / Sep 06, 2018

If you care about climate change you should care about methane

  If you care about climate change, you should care about oil and gas methane. If you care about human health, you should care…Read More


Movement Building / Toxics / Aug 30, 2018

Good(ish) news! Our case against Alberta’s leaking tailings ponds will be investigated

  First the good news. The three NAFTA countries voted unanimously to allow an investigation to go forward on tar sands tailings ponds leaking…Read More


Movement Building / Jul 17, 2018

Charities and Public Policy: Answers to your Frequently Asked Questions

You may have seen that a small anti-poverty charity, Canada Without Poverty, won a landmark court challenge against the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regarding…Read More