What’s Bugging Me Right Now: An Annual Message to Politicians

These protesters in Toronto are sending their own type of what's bugging me right now message to politicians!

Over the past few years, it’s become a bit of an annual tradition for me to get in touch with my elected representatives to let them know what’s bugging me right now, this year, this month, last night, and next year. I send this to my MP and MPP, without any regard for whether the items on my […]

Canadian Shield Consultants & Community-Based Environmental Stewardship

Canadian Shields Consultants logo

Canadian Shield Consultants, a water and wastewater consultation, construction, and engineering services firm located in St. Charles, has been operating for nearly two decades, since 1996. Its accomplishments have been many, for the company has consistently built on its knowledge base to expand into new markets. Like any other, the company fought hard for its successes along the […]

Amy Miller’s The Carbon Rush: Fighting the Climate Crisis for Social Justice

The Carbon Rush DVD and book

The Carbon Rush, which screened last fall at Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival, is Sudbury-born Amy Miller’s latest social justice documentary. While its topic is environmental, the film’s theme is political. Motivated by a desire to exploit Canada’s role on the international carbon market, Miller found she first needed to explain what offset projects are and who they […]

Sit-In Protests Keystone XL Pipeline

The next wave of Keystone XL pipeline protesters preparing to be arrested at Parliament Hill.

Nearly a thousand people gathered Monday on Parliament Hill in front of the Centennial Flame to protest the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport tar sands crude oil to Texas. Organized by the Council of Canadians, Greenpeace Canada, and the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN), the solidarity rally drew participants ready to risk arrest, by attempting a sit-in in […]