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David Suzuki: Canada’s success depends on municipal infrastructure investments

David Suzuki: Canada’s success depends on municipal infrastructure investments

Canada’s growing cities have suffered from political indifference and inaction for too long.

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David Suzuki: Make Canada’s reality match its image

David Suzuki: Make Canada’s reality match its image

Our Constitution doesn’t mention the environment. How can we fully enjoy our freedoms without the right to live in a healthy environment?

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National Research Council’s new focus ignores how science works

National Research Council’s new focus ignores how science works

If we’re serious about creating partnerships between science and business, we have to support the best scientists so they are competitive with any around the world.

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Muzzling scientists is an assault on democracy

Muzzling scientists is an assault on democracy

Countries where governments hold a tight rein on information, shut down or stifle research that runs counter to their priorities, and demonize and attack opponents are never good places to live. We have to make sure Canada doesn’t become one.

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NFB webdoc BEAR 71 named 2012 FWA Site of the Year

NFB webdoc BEAR 71 named 2012 FWA Site of the Year

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) interactive documentary Bear 71 has received one of the Web’s highest honours: the Favourite Website Awards (FWA) Site of the Year.

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Solar Co-op, Green Investor, Love Your Lake – GCNews #803

Solar Co-op, Green Investor, Love Your Lake – GCNews #803

803: 14 January 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada. SOLAR CO-OP. Windfall Centre manages York Solar Co-operative’s project development that offers York Region residents an opportunity to invest (Solar Bonds for $1000 each) in local community-owned rooftop solar energy projects. In order to apply for Feed-in-Tariff contracts, the Co-op needs 50 York Region homeowners to sign […]

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David Suzuki: Are we trading away our rights and environment?

David Suzuki: Are we trading away our rights and environment?

Global trade has advantages. For starters, it allows those of us who live through winter to eat fresh produce year-round. And it provides economic benefits to farmers who grow that…

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Video: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Salmon Foundation & Goldcorp partner to improve Salmon

Shared by SalmonFoundation – Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Salmon Foundation and Goldcorp partnered to improve more than 3,000 m2 of critical spawning habitat for coho and sockeye on the Corbold Creek floodplain in the Upper Pitt River.

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The Sandy Point Legacy Project

Nature Conservancy Canada – Sandy Point was at one time the largest settlement on the west coast of Newfoundland, reaching its population peak of 750 residents in the mid-19th century.

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Event: Good Jobs for a Green Future – Sept. 21st – 22nd

Event: Good Jobs for a Green Future – Sept. 21st – 22nd

Green Jobs BC, Vancouver - The Good Jobs for a Green Future conference will bring together British Columbians from across the Labour and Environmental movements, as well
business, First Nations, community, government, and other sectors interested in building a strong green economy…. Read more..

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