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Executive summary — Glass half empty? Year 1 progress toward resolving drinking water advisories in nine First Nations in Ontario

Reports | February 2017
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Read the full report here The David Suzuki Foundation, in collaboration with the other organizations, assessed progress toward ending long-term Drinking Water Advisories in nine First Nations in Ontario. Data were compiled from interviews, meetings, conferences, reports and media releases, to assess the progress and challenges First Nations face in... More »

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Report — Glass half empty? Year 1 progress toward resolving drinking water advisories in nine First Nations in Ontario

Reports | February 2017
Report - Glass half empty? Year 1 progress toward resolving drinking water advisories in nine First Nations in Ontario cover

The David Suzuki Foundation, in collaboration with the other organizations, assessed progress toward ending long-term Drinking Water Advisories in nine First Nations in Ontario. Data were compiled from interviews, meetings, conferences, reports and media releases, to assess the progress and challenges First Nations face in attaining clean and safe drinking... More »

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Foundation fellowships to help scholars seek solutions

Winter | December 2016

My academic career was helped a lot by scholarships and mentors. When I was accepted into Amherst College in Massachusetts in the 1950s, a healthy scholarship made attending possible. I did an honours degree in biology and was inspired by Prof. Bill Hexter to go into genetics after graduating. I... More »

Bloor bike lanes are a success!

Winter | December 2016

Driving in Toronto is a drag! Delays on highways and roads are a daily occurrence. Collisions are, too — an average of 55,000 in the city each year! Costs for car payments, insurance, parking and repairs are a heavy burden. Compare this to the healthy, affordable and even joyful activity... More »

Simple "green" cleaning substitutes for borax

Winter | December 2016

It's time to ditch borax — a salt of boric acid — as a "green" home-cleaning ingredient. Six reasons to go borax-free: 1. You want your home to be pesticide-free (borax kills ants). 2. You can clean well with food-grade ingredients only — baking soda, salt, vinegar and hydrogen peroxide... More »