Call for Political Collaboration

After a summer of nurturing ourselves by getting back to nature and after a September dominated by the federal election we think that an appropriate action for October and November is to get back into more direct political action. There is a lot of outcry for the federal parties in the newly elected government to … Read more

CBC compares party platforms on Climate Action

Here is an extract from the CBC comparison of the climate change platforms for the 2022 election. Read the full report here. The next government’s climate change plan will impact every aspect of Canadians’ lives, public policy researchers say. Climate change impacts such as wildfires, extreme heat and drought are already affecting Canadians in concrete … Read more

Ecojustice: What the parties are promising

Here is an excerpt from Ecojustice’s assessment of the major party’s platform with respect to climate and the environment published on September 7. If you have not already voted, then please read their full report here. The 2021 federal election is an opportunity for Canadians to elect the federal government they believe can chart a … Read more

2021 Election Debate on the Environment

362 people registered for the Peterborough Candidates debate on the Environment held on September 8, and 220 attended. This level of attendance indicates the importance that local citizens place on the environment. All four candidates from the parties who were selected by the federal debate commission participated. For those who missed the event live, here … Read more

We must vote with climate top of mind

Originally Published September 3, 2021  in the Peterborough Examiner The most alarming story to come out this summer is not the continuing pandemic or the tragedy in Afghanistan. As serious as these problems are, the biggest story is the recognition of how quickly climate chaos has descended upon us. We need look no further than … Read more

Vote for the Climate: for our children

Climate change in Canada: what we must do The chart below gives the principal climate policies of the main federal parties. Canada’s prairies are experiencing severe droughts, much of our forests are burning and Arctic ice is melting. UN scientists say serious climate change is happening now, and we must take these actions. We must … Read more

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