climate change

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TORONTO  – Green Party of Canada Leader Annamie Paul said today that Canada should immediately begin bilateral negotiations with President-elect Biden on the... more
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Foreign Affairs
climate change
Refugees
On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Mayor Jim Watson presented the City of Ottawa’s draft 2021 budget. As the mayor noted, 2020 has been a year unlike any other in... more
Ottawa
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climate change
As of Sunday, around 4 million acres have been scorched by wildfires in California, Washington and Oregon. These fires are a reminder that for all our... more
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climate change
Environment
Last week the Ford government released their “preferred route” for a new 400-series highway. The proposed Highway 413 will carve up the Greenbelt. It runs... more
Agriculture
climate change
ONPoli
Last week, I made two alarming discoveries: The federal government has suspended water quality monitoring since the beginning of the pandemic. The federal... more
climate change
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environmental justice
Oil sands
COVID-19 is very much shaping our present, our future and eventually, will describe our past.  This invisible virus will continue to cause grief and fear in... more
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climate change
Green Party of Canada
On May 26, the mayor and a majority on Ottawa City Council voted to dramatically worsen urban sprawl. This was the most important environmental vote this term... more
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urban sprawl
climate change
democracy
When I pronounced during a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday that “Oil is dead,” I expected neither surprise nor outrage. I thought I was just pointing... more
climate change
Oil
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covid-19
While the pandemic marches on, it's another workday at Burnaby Terminal, the oil storage "tank farm" that is being doubled in density as part of the Trans... more
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Oil
LNG
tar sands
Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the urban boundary dispute, one has to wonder if the City of Ottawa was simply making a show of their climate change... more
climate change
coronavirus
covid-19
Urban Boundary
urban sprawl
The urban boundary decision is the most consequential environmental decision that council will make this term - and that many councillors will make in their ... more
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climage change
Too often health, environmental, economic, and social equity goals are pitched against each other, as though we can never have one without the other. However,... more
Urban Boundary
City of Ottawa
COVID19
Housing
Homelessness
Ottcity
climate change
A disputed environmental claim publicized by the fossil fuel firms backing a $40-billion liquefied natural gas project in B.C. can be traced back to a lifelong... more
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climate change
Big Oil
Dear Mayor and Council,   During this term of Council you have declared both a Climate Emergency and a Housing and Homelessness Emergency. We applaud these... more
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climate change
urban sprawl
We represent a diverse group of academics working at universities and colleges across Canada who can no longer stand by in the face of human-driven climate... more
climate change
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David Suzuki Foundation

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