David Suzuki Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: David Suzuki Foundation
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Conservatives reject hearings into charity audits

Conservative MPs rejected an NDP request for hearings into federal audits of Canadian charities, dismissing the motion as a “shameful” effort to tarnish the Canada Revenue Agency’s independence.The opposition NDP and Liberals wanted the House of Commons ... [Published Globe and Mail - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

A weed a garden club can love

Stuart McPherson photoThe Lincoln Garden Club and Horticultural Society spent the summer planting milkweeds to provide habitat for the Monarch butterfly.A weed a garden club can loveStuart McPherson photoThe Lincoln Garden Club and Horticultural Society ... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

What's in the wind?

Who cares about our air? The name “Squamish” in First Nations means “Mother of wind” and we certainly do have a mother wind that is both big and bold. This famous thermal attracts kite boarders and other wind sport enthusiasts to the area because it guarantees ... [Published Squamish Chief - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Government uneasy about Canadian giving

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”That old non-metric cliché is easy to dismiss because it is, well, a cliché. But it crops up in the oddest places, like in the contretemps between Oxfam Canada and the charities directorate of Canada Revenue ... [Published Gulf Islands Driftwood - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Nanoparticles: Panacea or Pandora's Box?

Dr. David Suzuki, David Suzuki Foundation Targeted News Service CLEVELAND, Aug. 13 -- EcoWatch issued the following news on Aug. 12: Reposted with permission from EcoWatch (http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/12/nanoparticles-panacea-or-pandoras-box/) ... ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Global Warming Deniers Desperation

Global Warming Deniers get More Desperate by the Day By David Suzuki Image: WoodleyWonderWorks/Creative Commons The Heartland Institute’s recent International Climate Change Conferenc e in Las Vegas illustrates climate change deniers’ desperate ... [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

GRAPHIC CONTENT · Five of the most controversial video games

Credits: GOOGLE In the wake of the controversial game 'BombGaza' appearing in the Google Play Store, this is a list of the most controversial games. You won't be finding Grand Theft Auto in this list, which includes many heinous themes and questionable ... [Published Sun News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

What is an ecosystem worth?

8:32 PM ET 7:04What is the value of a forest that is left standing? The David Suzuki Foundation set out to look at the ecological value of BC's Peace Region. Here is Rebecca's chat with Faisal Moola with the Foundation. ... [Published CBC - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Local architects propose 10 low-cost green design solutions

TweetBy Illustration: M. ChapinTwo local winners were selected in the Homegrown Design Challenge in early July.Toronto may soon be home to a chain of DIY backyard bee hotels and a natural forest in a downtown alleyway.Those were the winning designs selected ... [Published Postcity.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Site C dam a threat to ecological values: report

By The Canadian PressVANCOUVER - A new report by the David Suzuki Foundation says major development projects in B.C.'s Peace River Watershed like the Site C Dam could threaten up to $8.6 billion in ecological values.The study says the Peace River region's ... [Published Comox Valley Record - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Another Canadian charity says it faces federal audit

@*@ SingleThe St. Andrew's United Church in Chatham, Ontario is shown on a winter's day in 2011, two weeks before Kairos, a charity administered the United Church of Canada, was the centre of a contoversy over federal government funding. Kairos says it ... [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

It’s time to save the bees and ban neonic pesticides

David Suzuki, Co-founderThe David Suzuki FoundationDr. David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki FoundationVANCOUVER, BC/ Troy Media/ – Bees may be small, but they play a big role in human health and survival. ... [Published Fox Creek TIMES Online - Jul 24 2014]

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...labels and scant evidence of their safety, within a regulatory vacuum," says report author Ian Illuminato, FoE health and environment campaigner. "Unfortunately, despite a growing body of science calling their safety into question, our government has made little progress in protecting the public, workers and the environment from the big risks posed by these tiny ingredients."
...The goal is for the player to shoot JFK in a way that matches the Warren Commission. The company behind the game said that the goal was "to establish the most likely facts of what happened on 1963-11-22 by running the world’s first mass-participation forensic construction."
"What Parliament giveth, Parliament can taketh away," he quipped. "What people don't seem to realize is you don't have to be a registered charity to have freedom of expression."

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Too early to tell what happened at Mount Polley [Published Troy Media - 17 hours ago]
Conservatives reject hearings into charity audits [Published Globe and Mail - 17 hours ago]
Public concern grows over use of pesticide link... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 18 2014]
What's in the wind? [Published Squamish Chief - Aug 14 2014]
A weed a garden club can love [Published My Kawartha - Aug 14 2014]
Camp Naivelt does its bit to help Monarch butte... [Published Mississauga News - Aug 14 2014]
Government uneasy about Canadian giving [Published Gulf Islands Driftwood - Aug 14 2014]
Nanoparticles: Panacea or Pandora's Box? [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 14 2014]
Finger-Pointing and Financing: The Mount Polley... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 14 2014]
Nanoparticles: Panacea or Pandora’s Box? [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 13 2014]
We Don't Know Enough About Nanomaterials To Be ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 12 2014]
Connecting with nature helps kids in the classroom [Published ParentsCanada - Aug 11 2014]
Charities under audit fire band together for an... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 11 2014]
Global Warming Deniers Get More Desperate by th... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 11 2014]
Foreign-aid charities join together to challeng... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 10 2014]
List of charities undergoing tax audits related... [Published Star 96 - Aug 10 2014]
Pembroke woman wins Live your Dream contest [Published Pembroke Daily Observer - Aug 10 2014]
Mine Tailings Spill Devastates British Columbia... [Published Environment News Service - Aug 08 2014]
New Fukushima Marine Radionuclide Monitoring Ne... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 06 2014]
Global Warming Deniers Desperation [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 06 2014]
Cariboo Regional District declares state of eme... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 06 2014]
GRAPHIC CONTENT · Five of the most controversia... [Published Sun News - Aug 05 2014]
Canada Accused of Politically Targeting Advocac... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 05 2014]
Aussie Advocacy Crackdown Echoes Canadian Chari... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 04 2014]
CRA denies agency audits target charities with ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 03 2014]
Timeline of Canada Revenue Agency's political-a... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 03 2014]
Canada Revenue Agency's 'political' targeting o... [Published Sundre Round Up - Aug 03 2014]
EDITORIAL: Cracking down on charities [Published BCLocalNews.com - Aug 01 2014]
A healthy planet = strong economies [Published Common Ground - Aug 01 2014]
Is managing climate change a feel-good luxury f... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 31 2014]
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Finger-Pointing and Financing: The Mount Polley... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 14 2014]
Recap.  On August 4th, 4.5 – 5 million cubic meters of toxic sludge burst from the tailing pond at Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley Mine near Likely, BC ( map ) and into Polley Lake. Polley Lake levels are rising, threatening another disaster. The ...
Nanoparticles: Panacea or Pandora’s Box? [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 13 2014]
Widespread Application of Nanoparticles in Food Could Lead to Unintended Consequences By David Suzuki Nanoparticles can be used to deliver vaccines, treat tumors, clean up oil spills, preserve food, protect skin from sun and kill bacteria. They’re ...
Global Warming Deniers Desperation [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 06 2014]
Global Warming Deniers get More Desperate by the Day By David Suzuki Image: WoodleyWonderWorks/Creative Commons The Heartland Institute’s recent International Climate Change Conferenc e in Las Vegas illustrates climate change deniers’ desperate ...
Cariboo Regional District declares state of eme... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 06 2014]
The millions of cubic metres of water that poured out of Mount Polley mine when the dam collapsed had failed provincial water quality guidelines for human and aquatic health in the past, according to the B.C. environment ministry and early Wednesday ...
CRA denies agency audits target charities with ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 03 2014]
The Canada Revenue Agency says it pays no attention to pro-government or anti-government political leanings when it chooses which charities to audit for their political activities. But charities targeted in the first wave of agency audits were largely ...
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