Environmentalist David Suzuki argues that the recent agreement between government, industry, First Nations and environmental groups to protect the Great Bear Rainforest should have included efforts to end the “barbaric” and “disgusting” grizzly bear trophy hunt.
A new study says climate change threatens fishing traditions that have sustained First Nations along Canada’s Pacific coast for thousands of years. The study found that climate change could reduce fish species such herring and salmon, “which are among the most important species commercially, culturally, and nutritionally for First Nations,” by up to 50 percent by 2050.
This amazing Al Jazeera short documentary describes how the Alberta tar sands operations are destroying Mother Earth and the lives of First Nation communities in the heart of the tar sands.
Activists forced Enbridge to temporarily shut down its Line 9 pipeline last week after they locked themselves to equipment at a valve near Ste-Justine-de-Newton on the Québec-Ontario border.
More than 100 groups from across Canada and the U.S. have written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging him to halt Canada’s “broken” tar sands pipeline approval process.
Energy East must respect treaty and Aboriginal rights, says the Ontario Energy Board in its just-released review of TransCanada’s proposed pipeline.
“We need stronger environmental assessments,” says award-winning Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki, reflecting on last year’s Mount Polley disaster in British Columbia.
The NDP’s historic triumph in Alberta shows that ordinary people can overcome corporate power and effect democratic change, argues environmentalist David Suzuki.