Colette Derworiz is an award-winning journalist whose portfolio includes nearly 18 years of reporting on the environment, health, social issues, politics and education for the Calgary Herald. She now works for the Canadian Press in Edmonton as a reporter and editor, and does some freelance writing, editing and public speaking on the side.
The mayor of a northern Alberta city hit hard by flooding says he will seek disaster aid from higher levels of government while residents have been told they may need to boil their tap water for months.
They're all ambassadors for Protect Our Winters Canada, a non-profit advocacy group based in Waterloo, Ont. It's made up of outdoor enthusiasts, professional athletes and sporting brands trying to get governments to take action on climate change.