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Sharing life's lessons is the duty of an elder

February 2011
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I turn 75 next month, and this has me thinking about mortality. I'm in the last part of my life, so I've been reflecting, sifting through the detritus of experience, observation, and thought to winnow out lessons to pass on to my children and grandchildren. The most influential elders in... More »

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Bottom-up initiatives fuel provincial race to the top

February 2011
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Hoping for action on climate change to come from the top down can be an exercise in frustration. Our own federal government appears more concerned with promoting the fossil fuel industry than protecting Canadians from the harmful effects of that industry. At the same time, we see encouraging signs at... More »

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Long-awaited victory protects B.C.'s Fish Lake

February 2011
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In November, a 15-year fight to protect one of British Columbia's lakes came to a close when the federal government rejected a mining proposal that would have destroyed this important natural resource. Fish Lake, known as Teztan Biny by the Tsilhqot'in First Nation, is located near Williams Lake in the... More »

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How will you celebrate David Suzuki's 75th birthday?

February 2011
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You read that right: the man who never stops moving, talking, reading, writing, teaching, or crusading is turning three quarters of a century young on March 24. With a schedule that would make a man half his age weep with exhaustion, David Suzuki continues to blaze a trail of change... More »

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Finding Solutions — Winter 2011

February 2011
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Finding Solutions is our quarterly report to you — showing your donations at work in our recent victories and campaigns. Plus, it's full of tips, news, recommended books and movies, and ways you can help the environment in your everyday life.... More »

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