A tectonic shift in climate politics just happened. Millions of people mobilized to demand climate justice, a just transition, and a Green New Deal. The recent climate strike was the largest climate protest in history, with an estimated 7.6 million people participating on every continent around the world from September 20-27.
B.C.’s groundwater is under threat.
Exports of bottled water from B.C. to the United States increased 1,460% between 2008 and 2018. This is an outrageous trend that has to end.
As reported by the Guardian, long-time Council of Canadians activist and former Board member Leo Broderick “often gets up on a soap box, but never tries to put himself on a pedestal.” Broderick was one of three inductees into the Order of Prince Edward Island. He accepted his award at a ceremony earlier this week.
The Council of Canadians mourns the passing of Graeme Gibson, author, educator, activist, friend and founding member our of organization. Gibson passed away on September 18, 2019. “Graeme was a fighter for environmental justice and for the planet. His passion for the natural world informed his life’s work,” said Maude Barlow, Honorary Chair of the Council of Canadians. “We will miss him very much...
Resolution targets commercial bottling following more than 1400% increase in water bottle exports from B.C. to the U.S. in last decade.