August 30, 2016 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB). New this fall on NFB.ca: more than 60 new films can be viewed free of charge as of now, including several recent documentaries that have won awards in Canada and abroad, by renowned filmmakers such as Alanis Obomsawin, Paul Cowan, William D. MacGillivray and Justin Simms. Continue reading More than 60 new films now available free on NFB.ca
As a new report highlights solar’s potential in the Arctic, northern communities are looking for renewable alternatives to fossil fuels. Continue reading Inuit community turns to solar for sustainable energy in the North
Conservation groups, First Nations and other local communities complain that pipeline meetings are poorly advertised. Continue reading Pipeline panel hears resounding NO from public
Landmark court decision strikes down the federal government’s approval of Enbridge’s controversial pipeline project. Continue reading Court ruling shuts door on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline
Conservation groups urge Canada to review a UN submission highlighting human rights and food security impacts of B.C.’s Site C dam. Continue reading UN submission highlights Site C Dam’s impacts on Indigenous rights, food security
Organizations from across Canada urge Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take immediate action to halt construction of BC’s Site C dam. Continue reading Federal Government faces growing calls to halt the Site C dam
Final six-month countdown for the project begins as oil producers are unlikely to sign shipping agreements. Continue reading End in sight for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline
The Blackfeet Nation and members of Pearl Jam release a new video to build support for protecting the sacred Badger-Two Medicine region. Continue reading Blackfeet Demand an End to Drilling in Badger-Two Medicine
The film covers the events that led up to the infamous destruction of the Golden Spruce, a sacred 300-year-old tree on the island of Haida Gwaii. Continue reading Hadwin’s Judgement: New film about the man who cut down the Golden Spruce
The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
Wade Davis, Toronto: Anansi Press, 2009, 240 pages.
The title chapter of The Wayfinders tells of Polynesian navigators’ ability to travel great distances in canoes by reading signs of the ocean, sky, animals and wind. Traversing cultures whose people, like the navigators, have an intimate knowledge of their environments, this book illustrates human brilliance and the capacity to be deeply attuned to our inner and outer worlds.
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