environmental sustainability

National Observer, Climate change, Barry Saxifrage, Road to Paris

Canada's climate success within reach if the tar sands do their fair share

Barry Saxifrage's previous article detailed just how far Canada is falling behind the US in the climate fight. This article explores how Canadians can get back on track. In the run up to the global...
Best Buy does Better for Canada’s Forests, Commits to Sustainable Paper

Best Buy commits to using "sustainable" paper, saying they wish to protect Canadian forests

For its paper purchases from Canada, Best Buy will shift business away from Resolute Forest Products and now require Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper from this supplier.
Plan a ‘green getaway’ to the Okanagan

Plan a ‘green getaway’ to the Okanagan

No need to leave a trail of dirty airborne carbon—check out these alternative vacation ideas close to home.

Broadbent Institute director urges eco-progressives to dive into "nitty gritty" of policy making

Rick Smith on the future of the environment and the Canadian economy

SPUD CEO Peter Van Stolk shares wisdom on health, social activism and doing more on less resources

SPUD CEO Peter Van Stolk talks about his unusual upbringing and how local, organic eating can help the health of both people and the planet.

Power Plant X fosters sustainable relationships among green leaders

Sustainability and green living doesn't all have to be about birkenstocks and hippie skirts. A decidedly hip crowd showed up to The Waldorf for the 10th installment of Power Plant, a green...

National Geographic explorer Wade Davis on Enbridge, First Nations and mining

Speaking out on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and mining near his home, the author of Sacred Headwaters spoke with VO on nature, industry and First Nations.

Your Green Family Blueprint and The Going Green 7 Day Online Challenge

 “Sustainability”, “eco-friendly” are the usual buzz words put forward as alternatives to ecological apocalypse. But what do these words really mean? Author and sustainability coach Tracy...

Making Vancouver sustainable: Greenest City meets Village Vancouver

Who's contributing more to help Vancouver achieve its Greenest City 2020 goals? The City or the people? We bring you a second annual check-up on Greenest City through the eyes of Village Vancouver.

Magical moments in Vancouver cycling in 2010

2010 was a watershed year for Vancouver cycling, as the city made giant strides towards sustainability. This is not just about cycling – this is about the future viability of our city.