What should we demand from our leaders and political parties during the federal election? Support for the Paris Agreement on climate change and the upcoming international meeting on climate change in Glasgow and followup meetings, writes Joel Burcat.
It is imperative that educational institutions, including the University of Victoria, join schools across Canada that have committed to fossil fuel divestment, write University of Victoria students Hailey Chutter, Robin Pollard and Emma-Jane Burian.
Canada's cornerstone environmental protection law hasn't been updated since 1999, and modern-day exposures, including those in some workplaces, are inadequately addressed under the legislation in its current form, write Atanu Sarkar and Jane McArthur of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment.
The Nova Scotia PCs have more in common with the 2015 Trudeau Liberals than the 2021 O’Toole Conservatives, given they won their election by outflanking their provincial competitors to the left on everything from climate change to health-care spending, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
To their credit, Erin O’Toole’s Conservatives have stopped pretending climate change isn’t a real issue, but you can forgive Canadians for not taking them seriously on the matter just yet, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
The asbestos lobby uses the same tactic as the Alberta oil industry — vilifying its opponents as enemies secretly working for foreign interests who wish to destroy the livelihoods of local communities, writes former director of the BC Human Rights Commission Kathleen Ruff.