David Suzuki Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: David Suzuki Foundation
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Survey Reveals That Consumers Are Largely Unaware Of The Toxic Ingredients In Household Products

) Glasgow, UK -- A survey by the David Suzuki Foundation in Canada has found that 42% of Canadians do not know what chemicals are in the household products that they use.People clean because it is supposed to be beneficial for overall health, however, ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Is Ottawa using the tax man to chill criticism?: Editorial

Now that PEN Canada, the free expression advocacy charity, is being audited by the Canada Revenue Agency , it’s getting much more difficult to buy the federal Conservative government’s position that it is not attempting to silence its critics.How else ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian Charities: Criticize the Government and Pay

Not terrorists, white-collar crooks, or climate change -- it seems the real threat to Canadian society hides behind a much friendlier face: charities. Or to be more specific, charities critical of the Canadian government.This week it was made public that ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 25 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 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Don Cayo Tax audits aimed at Harper government critics should worry all Canadians

Vancouver Sun Friday 25th July, 2014VANCOUVER -- The Canadian Press's list of charities being audited for political activities by the Canada Revenue Agency reads suspiciously like a Who's Who of the Canadian left.Vancouver-based Tides Canada and the ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pen and the politics of charity

Has the Harper government declared jihad against Pen Canada? Margaret Atwood seems to think so. On Monday, Pen’s tiny Toronto office was invaded by Canada Revenue Agency auditors, who are investigating whether Pen has engaged in political activities that ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

David Suzuki to go out with a bang

This is David Suzuki’s last tour.No, really.The famous environmentalist announced the Blue Dot Tour on Thursday, a cross-country concert series and community event featuring the likes of Neil Young, Margaret Atwood, Robert Bateman, Barenaked Ladies and ... [Published Metro Canada - 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]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Environmental Upside of Thrift Shopping

While thrift shopping is a prime way to play treasure hunt and score unique finds, it has another remarkable advantage: It’s a great way to lighten your carbon footprint.Secondhand stores are not only a stomping ground for killer deals and one-of-a-kind ... [Published Reader's Digest Canada - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Feds using bullying tactics to keep certain charities in check

Dear editor,Canadian Press has reported Canada Revenue has aimed the government’s might at a tiny organization named PEN Canada.It has a budget of $237K a year and one or two full-time staffers.Who belongs? Margaret Atwood and about another thousand Canadian ... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Homegrown Design Challenge winners unveiled: DIY bee hotels and an alleyway forest for Toronto

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 in the first Homegrown Design Challenge, launched this spring by Workshop Architecture and the David Suzuki ... [Published Canadian Architect - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Something is wrong in Cochrane, Alberta

Canada NewsWireVANCOUVER, July 9, 2014David Suzuki Foundation releasing "Broken Ground", the untold story of environmental rights in CanadaVANCOUVER Over the past several months, the David Suzuki Foundation has collected stories from Nielle Hawkwood"Industry ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 09 2014]

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...And that could very well be true. I highly doubt ministers are calling the CRA saying, "hey, PEN's getting a little uppity. Let's slap them with an audit to shut them up."
Ottawa-based Oxfam initially submitted wording that its purpose as a charity is "to prevent and relieve poverty, vulnerability and suffering by improving the conditions of individuals whose lives, livelihood, security or well-being are at risk."
"We have seen this now with Greenpeace, Canada Without Poverty, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Environmental Defence, and the David Suzuki Foundation, just to name a few!  The message to civil society organizations and research groups is clear.  Speak out against the Harper government and we will target you with an audit" said James Clancy, National President of NUPGE
...talents of Neil Young, Margaret Atwood, Feist, Jim Cuddy, Raine Maida and many others, and will cross the country over a two-month period as Suzuki "shares the wisdom of a life full of action and celebrates Canadians who are standing up for the people and places they love.”"

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Survey Reveals That Consumers Are Largely Unawa... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 28 2014]
Is Ottawa using the tax man to chill criticism?... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 27 2014]
Harper has Oxfam in his charity sightlines: Mal... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 26 2014]
Canadian Charities: Criticize the Government an... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 25 2014]
Another Canadian charity says it faces federal ... [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 25 2014]
Don Cayo Tax audits aimed at Harper government ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 25 2014]
David Suzuki to go out with a bang [Published Metro Canada - Jul 25 2014]
Hybrid Highway: Trailblazing Cabbie [Published Driving.ca - Jul 24 2014]
Canada Revenue Agency says 'preventing poverty'... [Published 580 CFRA - Jul 24 2014]
Is PEN recent target in politically motivated t... [Published National Union of Public & General Employees - Jul 24 2014]
David Suzuki calls on Canada’s collection of ce... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 24 2014]
Conflict grows over charity audits [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 24 2014]
It’s time to save the bees and ban neonic pesti... [Published Fox Creek TIMES Online - Jul 24 2014]
Pen and the politics of charity [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 24 2014]
The Environmental Upside of Thrift Shopping [Published Reader's Digest Canada - Jul 24 2014]
Feds using bullying tactics to keep certain cha... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Jul 23 2014]
Pen Canada hit with audit by Canada Revenue Age... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 22 2014]
Monarch butterflies need help of ‘citizen scien... [Published Calgary Beacon - Jul 22 2014]
PEN Canada hit with political-activities tax audit [Published CBC - Jul 21 2014]
List of charities undergoing tax audits related... [Published 570News - Jul 21 2014]
Tax Audits On Canadian Charities Widen, Critici... [Published Environmental Defence - Jul 21 2014]
Charity chill raises alarm [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 21 2014]
The birds and the bees (and the chemicals) [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 19 2014]
Letters [Published Fort Erie Times - Jul 19 2014]
A Nuclear Waste Dump on the Shore of the Great ... [Published EarthTechling - Jul 17 2014]
Suzuki image of Cochrane contrary to AER's [Published Cochrane Times - Jul 17 2014]
It's Time to Save the Bees and Ban Neonic Pesti... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 16 2014]
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Pen Canada hit with audit by Canada Revenue Age... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 22 2014]
OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency has launched a political-activities audit of Pen Canada, a small charity promoting freedom of expression that has criticized the Harper government in the past. Two tax auditors showed up Monday morning at the tiny ...
Addressing Global Warming: Economic Necessity [Published Ecology Global Network - Jul 09 2014]
By David Suzuki <a href="http://www.ecology.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/gas-wells.jpg"><img class="wp-image-39107 size-full" src="http://www.ecology.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/gas-wells.jpg" alt="Gas wellsCredit: Max Phillips (Jeremy Buckingham ...
Neonics: the New DDT [Published Ecology Global Network - Jul 02 2014]
It’s Time to Save the Bees and Ban Neonic Pesticides By David Suzuki Bees may be small, but they play a big role in human health and survival. Some experts say one of every three bites of food we eat depends on them. The insects pollinate everything ...
Here’s to a Radical Canada Day! [Published Ecology Global Network - Jun 25 2014]
By David Suzuki Oh, Canada, what will become of you? Photo credit: Mike Gabelmann Although I’m proudly Canadian, my early memories are mixed. After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, our government unfairly deprived my family of citizenship rights ...
Canadian Pipeline Approval [Published Ecology Global Network - Jun 18 2014]
Pipeline Approval Flies in the Face of Democracy and Global Warming By David Suzuki The 1,177 km Northern Gateway Pipeline received conditional approval but faces numerous challenges from First Nations people and communities along the route. There ...
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Canadians select 30 exceptional ideas for posit... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 13 2013]
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