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Radio: A broad coalition pushing for climate action in Ontario

Mili Roy and Angela Bischoff are involved, in different capacities, in the Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign (OCEC), a broad, loose, non-partisan coalition of individuals and groups working hard to get Ontario to improve its response to the climate crisis. Scott … Continue reading

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Radio: Defending the forest in southwest Nova Scotia

Nina Newington is a long-time activist and an organizer of the Last Hope Camp, whose participants have been living in tents on the land since December to block the logging of an ecologically important forest in southwest Nova Scotia. Scott … Continue reading

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Radio: Indigenous-led water protection in the North

Jesse Cardinal is a M├ętis woman who lives in Treaty 6 territory and is the executive director of Keepers of the Water, an Indigenous-led organization with a mission of protecting the water in the Arctic drainage basin. Scott Neigh interviews … Continue reading

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Radio — REBROADCAST: Fighting environmental racism in small-town Nova Scotia

This is a rebroadcast of an episode of Talking Radical Radio originally broadcast in July 2021. Vanessa Hartley is 21 years old and an eighth generation Black Loyalist descendent. She is the chair of the South End Environmental Injustice Society … Continue reading

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Radio: A struggle over the future of Montreal’s transit system

Laurel Thompson is a retired teacher based in Montreal and an environmental activist with a particular interest in sustainable transportation. She is also a member of the group Trainsparence. Scott Neigh interviews her about the REM, a major new addition … Continue reading

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Radio — Defending a threatened coastal ecosystem

Christopher Trider is a landscape architect in Nova Scotia and a former provincial civil servant with experiencing in planning provincial parks. He is also a member of a grassroots group called Save Owls Head Provincial Park, which is doing its … Continue reading

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Radio – A local victory against Ontario’s development-at-any-cost offensive

Emma Cunningham is a resident of Pickering, Ontario, and a member of Environmental Action Now Ajax-Pickering (EANAP). Recently, EANAP won an important victory against an attempt to use a provincial Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) to override planning and environmental processes … Continue reading

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