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Introducing David Suzuki's Blue Dot Tour

July 24, 2014 | Leave a comment
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David says this is the most important thing he’s ever done, and it all starts with you.

The David Suzuki Foundation is excited to launch the Blue Dot Tour, a cross-country journey to support a simple yet powerful idea: that all Canadians should have the right to drink clean water, breathe fresh air and eat healthy food.

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Camping in the city: the Homegrown Jamboree!

July 22, 2014 | Leave a comment
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As part of the Homegrown National Park Project, the David Suzuki Foundation is excited to announce our first-ever overnight camp out in the city, the Homegrown Jamboree, this summer.

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Never too young to lead

July 12, 2014 | Leave a comment
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For the past three years, Ruby Lyons (left) and her intrepid Save the Bowhead Whale Club, including Gabbi Bailey (centre) and Ryan O’Donnell, have spread the word about the plight of Arctic mammals and raised money for the David Suzuki Foundation. Photo credit: Tricia Mumby

By Gail Mainster, communications specialist

"We know you are also worried about the Canadian Arctic and its animals, and we hope you can use this money." ~Ruby Lyons (age nine)

Not yet out of elementary school, Ruby Lyons is already a fundraising maven.

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Volunteers in action: meet Graeme

July 11, 2014 | Leave a comment
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Walking the West Coast Trail changed his life.

By Sarah Blay, Community Giving Assistant

What happens when you really get to know the world in your own backyard? Community Giving Volunteer Graeme provides a taste of where cultivating a love for nature where you live can take you.

Born in B.C., Graeme loves the outdoors, particularly hiking. Walking the West Coast Trail changed his life. "This direct exposure to the purest form of nature helped cultivate a sense of stewardship in me that drives my desire to help incite change," he says.

Has he ever lived those words!

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Homegrown Design Challenge

July 9, 2014 | Leave a comment
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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 Foundation.

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