Envirosurvey of Major Parties

To bring forth important issues facing Canadians today – environmental protection, economic justice and human rights – organizations such as The David Suzuki Foundation, The Pembina Institute, Greenpeace, and the Canadian Environmental Law Association, sent a questionnaire representing the collective priorities of their organizations to Canada’s six main political parties in July 2019. Click on … Read more

Walk to Waken the Nation About Climate Crisis

A smashed-up knee; stolen belongings; a dog attack; a run-in with a tractor trailer ; pain from fibromyalgia; threats from coyotes and wolves; a confrontation at an election campaign office; heat, cold, rain, gigantic gusts of wind; 3,300 kilometres and five months  — nothing has stopped Ann Cognito and her faithful Jamaican shepherd dog from … Read more

Climate Action Network Party Survey

Climate Action Network Canada, a coalition of more than 100 organizations across the country including For Our Grandchildren, asked the five major federal parties whether they would take 5 minimum steps to protect the climate. The graphic to the right tells the story at a glance; you can read the detailed responses here. Note: the Conservative … Read more

Federal Party Climate Plans Graded

Chatelaine magazine recently published this article that also appeared in MacLean’s on Friday. Written jointly by the well known and highly respected Canadian climate scientist, Katherine Hayhoe and economist Andrew Leach, the article compares the major parties’ plans for dealing with climate change in terms of their ambition and their feasibility. You should read the … Read more

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