David Suzuki Foundation

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Name: David Suzuki Foundation
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

nTrust : Partners with Local Charities to "Be Good" to the Communities they Serve

- In a continued effort to give back to the local community, nTrust has signed on the first of their Be Good charity partners, which include the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation, BC SPCA, David Suzuki Foundation, Greater Vancouver Food Bank, and A Better Life ... [Published 4 Traders - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Humpback protections downgrade clears way for pipeline

The tail of a humpback whale emerges from the surface of the Pacific Ocean in Colombia, on July 22, 2011Environmentalist activists on Tuesday decried Canada's downgrading of humpback whale protections, suggesting the decision was fast-tracked to clear ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Verdun's toxic dump site stirs up concerns

The borough of Verdun is now taking action after a 1,500-tonne pile of dirt containing carcinogenic coal tar dumped on its shores stirred up questions.How it got there -- and why residents didn't know about it until Tuesday -- are just some of the questions ... [Published CTV News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

What’s really in that lipstick? Now there’s an app to tell you

Lily Tse became concerned about chemicals in cosmetics after her mom was diagnosed with breast cancer for a second time.While investigating the beauty industry she learned cosmetic companies weren’t even required to list ingredients until 2006. Though ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

The LINK Online (Sat. April 19, 2014)

Your hosts this week, wojteck Gwiazda, and Marc Montgomery. Lynn is off for the Easter Good Friday holiday.ListenCanada needs to invest in green energy or get left behind in the world’s clean energy revolution, say environmentalists. ©  Larry Downing ... [Published Radio Canada International - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

LETTERS: Advice for letter writers

Editor:Re: Environmental discourse ; Plenty of concern over GMO food , April 10 letters.May I offer a few thoughts for consideration when commenting on the issues of the day.1. Avoid “ad hominem” attacks on those who do not share your views. Frances Saxton ... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Conservative government abuses power to stifle opinion.

How is it at all ethical to use intimidation through tax audits to silence groups that oppose government agendas. The whole point of having an open society and access to power through the vote and responsive elected members is to prevent the kind of abuses ... [Published Canadian Content - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Canada needs a green revolution: environmentalists

ListenA global, clean energy revolution is coming to deal with climate change and Canada needs to get on board or get left behind, says Ian Bruce, science and policy manager at the David Suzuki Foundation , a leading environmental group.The latest report ... [Published Radio Canada International - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Time for a real war on cars

Cars directly kill and hurt more people every year than most diseases.VANCOUVER, BC, Apr 16, 2014/ Troy Media/ - In railing against everything from bike lanes to transit spending, pundits and politicians often raise the spectre of a “war on cars.” Of ... [Published Troy Media - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Latest UN Climate Report shows energy revolution coming

Canada's choice is to become a clean energy superpower or be left behindVANCOUVER , April 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Global action on climate change is set to kick off a clean energy revolution that could rewrite Canada's economy, according to the third installment ... [Published OSIX News - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Food security, economy hit hard by climate change

David Suzuki Foundation calls on all levels of government to choose action instead of leaving the future to chanceVANCOUVER, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Climate change is set to impact everyday affordability for Canadian families, according to the Second Installment ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Liberals easing rules for farmland

The B.C. government has proposed changes to the province's Agricultural Land Commission that open the door to value-added processing and potential oil and gas development.The changes - the first since land protection laws were put in place in the 1970s ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Mar 28 2014]

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According to Angela Biener, Director of Operations at nTrust, "Giving back to our local community is part of the nTrust philosophy to "be good" to one another. We wanted to provide our members a simple, yet effective way to give back to the communities where they live and work, and our Be Good initiative, in conjunction with these five charity partners, will help ensure together we make a positive impact."
"That it is happening right at the same time that a major development (the Northern Gateway pipeline) is being proposed is a reasonable concern" he added
...to climate change, we're seeing a clean energy revolution taking shape," said David Suzuki Foundation science and policy manager Ian Bruce . "The job-creation and innovation opportunities for Canada to develop solutions to climate change are enormous, but only if we choose to work with and join leaders from the international community in prioritizing clean energy solutions and knowledge."
...has it all: a megawatt of solar power, water and energy conservation measures, sophisticated climate and energy controls, a reflective roof, and " improved indoor environmental quality through the use of low volatile organic compound adhesives, sealants, paints and coatings."

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2014) - In a continued effort to give back to the local community, nTrust has signed on the first of their Be Good charity partners, which include the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation , BC SPCA , ...
Robert McLeman: Why this “greeny” supports pipe... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 08 2014]
As a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont., I teach introductory environmental studies to hundreds of students each year. I impress upon them the need to use less fossil fuels, to reduce our ecological footprints, and to live with ...
How did Vancouver get so green? [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Mar 31 2014]
Vancouver is supremely green, in both senses of the word. Set between ocean and mountains and lined with verdant trees, Vancouver also has the lowest greenhouse gas emissions of any major city in North America. In 2007, the most recent year for which ...
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All Canadians can play an important role in protecting the future of our fisheries and marine life, according to a group of national sustainable seafood programs, celebrity chefs and NGOs who are renewing calls to have March 18 recognized as National ...
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