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Federal carbon price a milestone in Canada's efforts to fight climate change

May 18, 2017

VANCOUVER — The federal government's decision to implement a national carbon price is a landmark incentive for producing cleaner energy in Canada.

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Thousands of Canadians call for action to protect monarch butterflies

May 16, 2017
Photo: Thousands of Canadians call for action to protect monarch butterflies

David Suzuki Foundation campaign asks feds to fund research, conservation

OTTAWA, May 8, 2017 — The David Suzuki Foundation launched a campaign this week calling on the federal government to take action to help monarch butterflies. Over the past 20 years, approximately 90 per cent of the monarch butterflies that migrate from Mexico to Canada have disappeared. After a couple of years of modest improvement, the monarch population dropped by 27 per cent last year.

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David Suzuki Foundation applauds federal government's review of Canadian charities and political activities

May 4, 2017

OTTAWA (May 4, 2017) — In 2012, the federal government provided resources to the Canada Revenue Agency to review how Canadian charities were conducting political activities. These activities relate to how charitable organizations communicate about government law, policies or decisions — as opposed to partisan activities, which are not permitted.

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Executive director of Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières Canada named CEO of David Suzuki Foundation

May 2, 2017

VANCOUVER, B.C. (May 2, 2017) — The David Suzuki Foundation announced today the appointment of a new chief executive officer. Stephen Cornish, executive director of Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières Canada, will join the Foundation on November 1. He succeeds Peter Robinson, who served as the Foundation's CEO for almost a decade, creating a strong national organization operating in both English and French.

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Health Canada's glyphosate evaluation flawed, environmental groups charge

April 28, 2017

Widespread use of world's most extensively sold pesticide continues, despite international concerns about health and ecological risks

OTTAWA - April 28, 2017 — Health Canada has dismissed credible evidence in its re-evaluation of the world's most extensively sold pesticide, glyphosate, in today's decision to continue its registration in Canada.

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