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Site C dam environmental assessment approvals don't answer key environmental concerns

October 14, 2014

Concerns about cumulative impacts of the Site C dam project raised by environmental organizations and First Nations have been ignored in the joint environmental assessments approved by the provincial and federal governments today, said Jay Ritchlin, the foundation's director general for Western Canada. "Most importantly, the foundation supports the goals of Treaty 8 First Nations to protect their traditional territory, which will be severely affected by the dam's development," Ritchlin said.

Concerns about cumulative impacts of the Site C dam project raised by environmental organizations and First Nations have been ignored in the joint environmental assessments approved by the provincial and federal governments today, said Jay Ritchlin, the foundation's director general for Western Canada. "Most importantly, the foundation supports the goals of Treaty 8 First Nations to protect their traditional territory, which will be severely affected by the dam's development," Ritchlin said.

Join David Suzuki for musical parades and tasty treats at the second annual Homegrown Park Crawl

September 18, 2014

David Suzuki Foundation event celebrates local ingenuity and homegrown action with culinary delights and musical parades through four Toronto parks

TORONTO, September 17, 2014 — On Sunday, October 5, the David Suzuki Foundation will host the second annual Homegrown Park Crawl

David Suzuki Foundation event celebrates local ingenuity and homegrown action with culinary delights and musical parades through four Toronto parks

TORONTO, September 17, 2014 — On Sunday, October 5, the David Suzuki Foundation will host the second annual Homegrown Park Crawl

Environmental groups applaud Ontario's refusal to transfer Rouge Park lands to Parks Canada

September 3, 2014

Toronto, ON — The Ontario government did the right thing yesterday by deciding not to transfer its substantial Rouge Park lands to Parks Canada until the federal legislation and management plan for Rouge Park are significantly strengthened.

Toronto, ON — The Ontario government did the right thing yesterday by deciding not to transfer its substantial Rouge Park lands to Parks Canada until the federal legislation and management plan for Rouge Park are significantly strengthened.

Ninety-eight per cent of GTA residents concerned about "neonic" pesticides and bees

August 19, 2014

Across Ontario, 81 per cent urge government to act "as quickly as possible" to protect pollinators

TORONTO—More than 98 per cent of GTA residents are concerned about the threat posed by "neonic" pesticides to bees and other wildlife, a new poll shows.

Across Ontario, 81 per cent urge government to act "as quickly as possible" to protect pollinators

TORONTO—More than 98 per cent of GTA residents are concerned about the threat posed by "neonic" pesticides to bees and other wildlife, a new poll shows.