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Municipal Natural Capital Initiative — Call for Expressions of Interest

Reports | February 2016
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A growing number of municipal governments in Canada are becoming leaders in environmental innovation. One of those innovations involves a natural capital management approach where municipalities are making financial and risk management cases for preserving their natural capital assets. Check out the Expressions of Interest application requirements to find out... More »

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Environmental Protection of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the Pacific Coast of Canada

Reports | February 2016
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In February 2016, the David Suzuki Foundation made this submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. It highlights important aspects of Canada's international human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment. More »

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Reflections and wishes as I approach my 80th birthday

Winter | December 2015

For more than 25 years, I've studied and communicated about the seriousness of the climate crisis. It was the main reason my wife, Tara, and I joined other thinkers to start an environmental organization, which we named the David Suzuki Foundation (a name I initially rejected) — now celebrating its... More »

Energy East pipeline is bad for Quebec and Canada

Winter | December 2015

While the eyes of the world turn to Paris for the upcoming 21st Conference of the Parties to establish a new international climate agreement, oil transportation projects continue to increase in Quebec and Canada. TransCanada's Energy East project is one of the largest ever proposed in North America. With a... More »

Homegrown rain gardens win award

Winter | December 2015

Do you have problems with a wet basement or flooding in your yard? Ranger Marc Yamaguchi has an idea for you. As part of the David Suzuki Foundation's Homegrown National Park Project, Marc launched the Rain Gardens of East Danforth Village project this summer. The project grew from his desire... More »