Soaring property prices keeping land trusts from protecting critical Ontario habitats: conservation groups

Why It Matters

Nature conservation provides habitats for threatened plants and wildlife, but rising land values are putting the brakes on conservation in some regions where it’s needed most.

Humanitarian organizations push for ceasefire in Gaza amid “horrifying” civilian casualties

Why It Matters

The Canadian government has announced millions in humanitarian aid for Gaza, Israel and the West Bank, but without a ceasefire, aid agencies won’t be able to deliver it.

Laughing matter: How humour offers new hope in the midst of the climate crisis

Why It Matters

The climate crisis threatens humanity’s very existence, yet people often resist adapting to the realities of a changing world. Humour has the power to start tough conversations and drive social change.

Does shareholder climate activism complement grassroots activism?

Why It Matters

Transitioning to a low-carbon economy and society requires buy-in and intentional actions from publicly traded corporations, not just social purpose companies. Shareholders can push for climate action should they choose to exercise their power. Will they?​​