Resilience

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Greening Canada’s COVID Recovery

Rebuilding the economy after the COVID pandemic will be complex, challenging, and long-lasting. Almost every part of our economy has suffered. Some sectors may rebound quickly, but many will take years to recover fully. National, provincial, and local recovery planning is essential and so is a broad-based buy-in. The process […]

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The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 21

Move over microbeads! SOURCE: crystalcandymakeup New research indicates that glitter is causing ecological damage to freshwater habitats. Yes, I am talking about the glitter in your $70-dollar Urban Decay eyeshadow palette. According to a new study led by Dr. Dannielle Green of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), glitter is effecting the […]

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Why Haven’t We Solved This Yet? Militarism and The Environment

At the height of the Vietnam war, Ernie Regher authored a story for Alternatives Journal about the harmful effects war and militarism. In Regher’s words, militarism is “the extension of military influence over national and international affairs.” He explained a country will often divert resources which would have otherwise gone […]

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Nogojiwanong Water Walks

Following a Buffy Sainte-Marie concert at the Phoenix in Toronto in October 2011, four Water Walkers needed a battery boost. While I offered my assistance, one of the women, Liz Osawamick, perused one of my Treaty Commemoration Photobooks. She then invited me to document a water walk on Mother’s Day […]