I AM GRETA: The unexpected activist
Movies | News

I AM GRETA: The unexpected activist

It is certainly uncommon to see a teenage girl becoming a media phenomenon of global dimensions and interacting with world leaders and being received by international organizations. Greta Thunberg achieved all that in just a couple of years. “I Am Greta” a documentary directed by Nathan Grossman and made in 2020, captures her extraordinary trajectory. …

Canadian youth suing government over climate change
Environment | Life

Canadian youth suing government over climate change

At a press conference in Vancouver on Friday October 25th, fifteen Canadian youth attending a protest rally led by Greta Thunberg, announced they filed a lawsuit against the Canadian government. The group, ages seven to nineteen years old, are suing the government for their inaction over the dangers of climate change – accusing them of…

Are Canadians doing enough about climate change?
Environment | Life | Montreal

Are Canadians doing enough about climate change?

Climate change – It took a 15-year-old girl, who decided not to go to school one Friday in August 2018, and instead sit down outside of Sweden’s parliament in Stockholm to get the world to listen. Holding a sign that read ‘School strike for the climate’ (‘Skolstrejk för klimatet’ in Swedish) Greta Thunberg called for…

Extreme weather could be here to stay – are you ready?
Environment | Life | Opinion

Extreme weather could be here to stay – are you ready?

The words ‘Polar Vortex’ have now become a regular part of our winter weather-related vocabulary, along with freezing drizzle, pellets or rain. Other words like whiteout, snow squall, frost quake, black ice and wind chill factor, slip off our tongues with ease. During the summer we now master the buzzwords: heatwave, hurricane, typhoon, tornado, heat…

Fostering community conservation II conference – conservation with a social emphasis
Community | Environment | Life | Montreal

Fostering community conservation II conference – conservation with a social emphasis

Fostering community conservation II conference – Protection of the environment in light of threats such as climate change had become a significant issue for communities and governments around the world. However, many of the policies that governments have implemented are coming under fire at the Fostering Community Conservation II Conference that is taking place in…

Community | Environment | Life | Montreal

Fostering community conservation II conference – conservation with a social emphasis

Fostering community conservation II conference – Protection of the environment in light of threats such as climate change had become a significant issue for communities and governments around the world. However, many of the policies that governments have