While many U.S. states and Ontario are working to ban microbeads, Canada’s federal government has yet to make a move.
The Canadian experience is fast becoming focused on glass and concrete.
Reducing the amount of plastic we dump into oceans is a challenge we can meet. Let’s get on it.
A diversified economy and citizens’ right to a healthy environment are more important than short-term profits for multinational corporations.
With oil prices plunging to below $50, the consequences of a petro-fuelled economy are hitting home.
Our leaders need to stop focusing on short-term profits from fossil fuels and start engaging in serious conversations about our energy future.
Canada is a wealthy country, but deplorable conditions still persist in hundreds of First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities.
Will we take advantage of clean energy and conservation or remain stuck in the old way of just blindly burning our way through?
More than half the world’s nations already recognize environmental rights. It’s time for Canada to live up to its values and join this growing global movement.
If we want to protect our health, our children’s and grandchildren’s health, and the natural systems that keep us alive, we must act now.