Dr. Andrew Weaver, one of Canada’s most respected climate scientists, left the ivory tower to run for the legislature with the BC Green Party. Mark Leiren-Young met with BC’s first Green MLA as he launched his bid to become Canada’s first Green Premier.
The Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion could wipe out the Southern Resident Orcas, but Justin Trudeau’s government approved the plans late last year. Mark Leiren-Young ask Ecojustice’s Dyna Tuytel – the orcas’ unofficial lawyer – about challenging that decision in court.
Dr. David Suzuki is Canada’s most iconic environmentalist and at 81 he’s more passionate than ever about saving the world for his grandchildren — and yours. Suzuki talked with Mark Leiren-Young about alternate facts, toxic whales, taking the heat off the planet and putting it on politicians and more. Listen to the podcast.
April 9, 2017 OWL (Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society) is a rehabilitation and education centre established for the rescue, rehabilitation and release of injured birds of prey. The group takes care of raptors such as eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, osprey and vultures — over 600 birds of prey a year. OWL is having an annual Open House on Saturday…
April 7, 2017 Winnipeg – A new report highlights the urgent need to protect Canada’s iconic boreal woodland caribou, a species listed as “threatened” under Canada’s Species at Risk Act (SARA) due to habitat loss. Representatives from the Wilderness Committee, which released the report, and other conservation groups are charging that the failure of federal, provincial and…
April 7, 2017 Toronto – Conservation groups in Ontario are applauding the provincial government’s decision to end hunting of snapping turtles. Ontario lists the snapping turtle as a species of “special concern,” which means that although it is not yet endangered or threatened, a combination of biological characteristics and identified threats, including hunting, could endanger or…
April 7, 2017 Vancouver – The federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, received a legal application for an emergency order to block clearcut logging in caribou habitat, outside BC’s Wells Gray Provincial Park north of Kamloops. The logging by Canadian Forest Products Ltd. (Canfor) was approved by the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands…
Join us as we celebrate Surrey’s 13th annual Arbor Day – a day to celebrate trees!
Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, and the Town of Pelham, on April 28th for a Community Planting Event.
Green your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and Niagara Parks Commission, on May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend.
Take part in the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend, a half-day planting event brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers environmental benefits for all Ontarians!
Green your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Grand River Conservation Authority, and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend.
Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, and the Town of Pelham, on April 28 for a Community Planting Event.
Explore and learn about nature in Surrey with this series of over 100 free programs and events.
The Community Tree Plant brings together families, community members and volunteers to take part in a half-day tree planting activity, promoting local engagement and environmental awareness.
Join REAP Business Association for an inspiring evening of learning and networking with Calgary’s leading social entrepreneurs.
Hear a keynote presentation by Jason Switzer from Alberta Clean Technology Industry Association, and panel discussions by a series of renowned social changemakers.
Growing Food, Jobs & Hope feature social entrepreneur, urban farmer and author, Michael Ableman.