Air Quality

Laneway housing. City of Vancouver.

Let’s Talk About Canada’s Future

Have you seen Canada’s new passport? Each page is designed as a snapshot of Canadian history, a representation of people and places that have formed our nation. We see pictures of Confederation, the Bluenose, the Last Spike – many images of exploration and development. Surprisingly, we do not see pictures of Canada […]

Ruptured pipeline responsible for Kalamazoo spill.

The Cautionary Tale of Kalamazoo

In the early hours of July 26, 2010, Sue Connolly bundled her children into the car and drove to the local daycare in Marshall, Michigan, like every other weekday. But on this morning, something was not quite right. “There was a very strong odor in the air. It just took […]

Shattered Sky film reviews A\J

Shattered Sky

Back in the days of big ol’ lacquered hair, aka the 1980s, the United States led the charge on saving the ozone, responding to damage caused in part by the chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) found in hairspray and other aerosols, as well as refrigerants. In Shattered Sky, Dorst and Evans argue this […]

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Trees Today, Gone Tomorrow

Canada is blessed with an abundance of forests, from British Columbia’s lush coastal temperate rainforest, where majestic spirit bears roam, to the vast northern boreal forest – North America’s largest intact wilderness. Home to 180 native trees and over 90 thousand species of plants, animals and microorganisms, our forests cover almost […]