If we can dramatically accelerate building retrofits, we will eliminate fossil fuel use in buildings while producing societal benefits, such as improved health and reduced energy poverty, write Brendan Haley and Ralph Torrie, co-authors of a recent Efficiency Canada report.
The recent heat waves and fires sweeping Canada illustrate that the skeletons in the closets of Exxon and all fossil fuel companies have proven more than metaphorical, writes columnist Jesse Firempong.
The colonial mindset that claimed a God-given right to steal children, land and resources was the same logic that built an economy based on limitless extraction and consumption, creating the climate catastrophe, writes Avi Lewis, NDP candidate for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country.
For those who fetishize freedom and worship at the altar of liberty, the removal of mask restrictions is probably worth celebrating. But for the rest of us, it marks the beginning of an uncomfortable experiment, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Food sovereignty puts the voices and concerns of small farmers — most of whom are women — centre stage, along with fishers, Indigenous Peoples and others marginalized by the global food system, write Eric Chaurette and Gisèle Yasmeen.
As climate impacts worsen, worry, grief, anger and guilt are becoming more widespread, writes Dr. Courtney Howard. Being open about these emotions is a gift to everyone else around you — because it lets people know that they are not alone.
Canadians may think that reconciliation was born of altruism. That the government gifted reconciliation to survivors in an act of contrition. But that’s not true, writes columnist Karyn Pugliese, a.k.a. Pabàmàdiz.
A private member's bill sponsored by federal Conservative MP John Barlow co-opted genuine concerns about infectious disease as a pretext for targeting animal protection advocates, write Jan Hajek and Kaitlyn Mitchell.