Notes from the Panther Lounge archives

  • Photo: Message from Peter Robinson, CEO

    Message from Peter Robinson, CEO

    April 20, 2012

    Dear friends, Tomorrow is Earth Day. In light of current events, you may be feeling that it is a dark time for the environment. A week ago you received... More »

  • Photo: For the love of food

    For the love of food

    April 19, 2012

    As a chef I use fresh, simple ingredients and make sure that what I cook is accessible to the public. Pretentious food no longer holds a place at my table. Nature provides us with raw ingredients that are perfect. Why taint them and create for the sake of manipulation through technology? More »

  • Photo: Shredding of environmental review process will cost Canadians

    Shredding of environmental review process will cost Canadians

    April 17, 2012

    Environmental reviews protect people as well as natural systems. The government's plan to gut the review system puts the health and safety of Canadians — and our environment — at risk. More »

  • Photo: An open letter from Dr. David Suzuki

    An open letter from Dr. David Suzuki

    April 13, 2012

    While not always happily received by governments or industrial interests, our work is strictly non-partisan, as required by the laws governing charities, and has made the Foundation one of the most trusted environmental voices in Canada. More »

  • Photo: Canada: an inconvenient mess

    Canada: an inconvenient mess

    April 6, 2012

    When information on matters of national importance is hidden or reduced, and when people who care about those issues are silenced, government becomes less accountable. More »

  • Photo: Reckless budget threatens health of the environment and us

    Reckless budget threatens health of the environment and us

    March 30, 2012

    In a budget full of cuts to core services, including cuts to clean tech research and development, billion-dollar subsidies to the oil and gas industry remain. More »

  • Photo: Senators take notice of your letters

    Senators take notice of your letters

    March 29, 2012

    Thanks to all of you who responded to our call to write to Canadian senators and MPs, telling them to stop attacking people who care about the environment. Within days,... More »

  • Photo: Continued environmental cuts represent a false choice

    Continued environmental cuts represent a false choice

    March 28, 2012

    Along with potential changes to Canada's environmental laws, further cuts to core environmental programs will likely be included in the federal budget on Thursday, March 29. These cuts could take... More »

  • Photo: Race for nature with Team David Suzuki

    Race for nature with Team David Suzuki

    March 26, 2012

    You don't have to be an athlete (although you can be) to run, walk or wheel and raise money at the marathons in Vancouver, Toronto and Halifax. Protect the great outdoors by getting out in it — healthy body, healthy planet! More »

  • Photo: Upcoming federal budget is not the place to change environmental law

    Upcoming federal budget is not the place to change environmental law

    March 22, 2012

    It looks like the federal government is poised to make fundamental changes to the legal fabric that protects the clean air, water, food and biodiversity we depend on. Instead of... More »