Commentary

A young Iranian helps Syrian refugees adjust to Canada

A young Iranian, himself, new to Canada reaches out to help Syrian refugees settle here. But with the war in Syria, tensions between Iranians and Syrians are rising. How will he succeed?

Linda Solomon Wood on a Bloomberg presidential bid

What do you think of Bloomberg's intimation he may run for president? I think it's a terrible idea.  The last time we had a strong third party candidate in a presidential race it was Ralph Nadar...

David Suzuki, Chief Stewart Phillip and First Nations draw line in the snow against Site C

David Suzuki joins First Nations camped out on the front lines against Site C Dam construction at Rocky Mountain Fort.

After the Paris attacks, connecting with each other and ourselves

Speaking with those in Paris during the attacks and a friend from the Middle East — give human context to a terrible event.

Getting over past fears and sparking transformation

We were all surprised when she cowered behind me trembling, frozen in fear at the sight of the two girls. I gently encouraged her, while the girls stood quietly by…

Why we need affordable housing, not bachelor pads and empty homes

At a pace that defies reason and defies the local economy, the dream of affordable home ownership and affordable rental housing is slipping away from too many of us. The problems we face are...
Alberta election, Bill C-51, Canadian politics, Conservative Party of Canada

Prentice's loss signals a tough time for Conservatives in Alberta

From the top down, Alberta's provincial election was tough for Conservatives. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Calgary southwest federal riding is now represented provincially by three NDP MLAs, and...
cooling system, herring, Woodfibre LNG

Squamish LNG plant will endanger "foundational" herring stocks if approved

Is this the good news story we’re all craving at a time when climate-change-oil-and-gas dread dominates the airwaves? It could be. But the story isn’t over yet.
Green Majority Radio #448: Canada’s First Green Waves

Green Majority Radio #448: Canada’s First Green Waves

Ryan O’Connor, author of “First Green Wave: Pollution Probe and the Origins of Environmental Activism in Ontario” and Jo Royle – Officer for Pew Charitable Trusts, Global Ocean Legacy project.
Green Majority Radio #444: Reject Fear

Bill C-51: "If you aren't a terrorist, why worry?"

Featuring: Joanna Kerr: Executive Director for Greenpeace Canada, Sabrina Bowman: Climate Campaign Organizer for Environmental Defence.
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