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Montrealers turn out for Thunberg-inspired climate rally

A year ago at this time, Greta Thunberg was on something resembling a rock-star tour of Canada, holding court and leading rallies for climate change. In Montreal alone, she was joined by over 500,000 others, Continuing across the country, she »

Environment & Animal Life, International

Greta Thunberg delivers message to Canada ahead of UN vote

As Canada heads to the homestretch in its bid to win a UN Security Council seat next week, it is getting some free (and stern) advice from climate activist Greta Thunberg. Canada is competing against Norway and Ireland for two »

International, Society

Alberta based energy company “deeply” regrets suggestive cartoon

Content Warning: Sexual Violence  The Alberta based energy company X-Site Energy Services said that they deeply regret that pain that was caused by a sexually suggestive cartoon that seemed to depict the 17 year old climate activist Greta Thunberg, according »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Politics, Society

Climate change is CP News Story of the Year.

The Canadian Press News Story of the Year is climate change, the news agency announced Tuesday. Absolutely no surprise. From Greta Thunberg leading hundreds of thousands of people in rallies across the country in September, to a series of reports »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Think tank backs PM on massive tree planting possibilities

A prominent green economy think tank is backing the federal government’s promise to plant two billion trees over the the next 10 years to combat climate change, saying the plan is feasible. A new study by the Smart Prosperity Institute »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Scientists from around the world issue ‘climate emergency’ warning

I’m an old guy so I’m forced to confess that I lack the intense terror that Greta and her friends feel about where this planet is heading. For me, the terror remains mostly above my shoulders. For the young people–the »

Environment & Animal Life, Politics

Thousands join Vancouver climate march with Greta Thunberg

Thousands of Canadians joined Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg in a climate march in downtown Vancouver Friday. The rally organized by Sustainabiliteens, a local youth organization, began at 11 a.m. outside the Vancouver Art Gallery. Thunberg, 16, is expected to speak at »


Thunberg mural defaced in Edmonton

A freshly-painted mural of climate change activist Greta Thunberg in Edmonton, Alberta was defaced Sunday less than two days after she participated in a Fridays for Future rally at the steps of the oil-rich province’s legislature. The painting depicting the »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Politics, Society

Differing visions spur Edmonton rallies on Friday

When climate activist Greta Thunberg announced last weekend that she was returning to Canada to meet and march with supporters in Alberta, Canada’s oil-centric province, many wondered what kind of crowd she might draw. Turns out, she can draw two »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

Thunberg plans return to Canada

The world’s most famous climate activist plans to return to Canada soon–visiting Alberta, the province at the heart of the country’s oil production. Greta Thunberg tweeted Sunday that she will be heading north following “a few days of well needed »