David Suzuki: Big-picture thinking needed to protect nature

Before we take from nature to create wealth and employment, we should first consider what must be retained to sustain both wildlife and the well-being of local communities, such as clean air, safe drinking water and healthy local food.

Black Out Speak Out

If you believe that good democracy requires all voices to be fairly heard, speak out on June 4.

Environmental rules should be better, not easier

Changes announced in the recent federal budget make it easier for the federal government and industry to push through projects, and limit the ability of ordinary Canadian citizens to have a say in matters of national importance.

Coalition calls on panel to reject oil sands mine application

Calgary – The Oil Sands Environmental Coalition — composed of the Pembina Institute, the Toxics Watch Society of Alberta and the Fort McMurray Environmental Association, and represented by Ecojustice — recently filed a submission calling on the Joint Review Panel to reject Total E&P Canada’s Joslyn North Mine Project application due to significant environmental impacts, a deficient environmental assessment and insufficient progress on government regulations to address oil sands environmental impacts.