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Suzuki: The shift to cleaner energy is unstoppable

Suzuki: The shift to cleaner energy is unstoppable

"The International Energy Agency expects global investment in renewable energy technology and infrastructure to reach US$2 trillion this year, double the amount going into gas, oil and coal."
Word from the Library: What a wonderful world

Word from the Library: What a wonderful world

"On June 26, we celebrated in our library the book launch of Paulette Dubé’s new book 'Naked Pictures.'"
Suzuki: Telling the truth about fossil fuels

Suzuki: Telling the truth about fossil fuels

"The climate crisis is accelerating. Promoting products that are fuelling it — especially using false or misleading information — will only make matters worse."
Op-ed from MLA Long and Minister LaGrange regarding Hinton health crisis

Op-ed from MLA Long and Minister LaGrange regarding Hinton health crisis

"Rural and remote Albertans face unique challenges requiring unique solutions. To address the rural physician shortage over the long term, our government has undertaken some key initiatives."
Suzuki: Gas fuels the climate problem, not the solution

Suzuki: Gas fuels the climate problem, not the solution

"Throughout its life cycle, it devastates landscapes, pollutes waterways, uses excessive amounts of water (often in drought-stricken areas), consumes massive volumes of energy to process and liquefy and creates emissions during transport and burning."
Column: Avoiding low-value healthcare: sometimes less is more

Column: Avoiding low-value healthcare: sometimes less is more

You can’t get enough of a good thing. Or can you? In Canada, we use public funds to pay for diagnostic tests, surgeries and many medical treatments so it is natural to assume that more medical care is better.
Suzuki: Industries in denial: From burning cigarettes to a burning planet

Suzuki: Industries in denial: From burning cigarettes to a burning planet

"Calls for fossil fuel ad bans in Canada are growing, with politicians and organizations such as the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment backing them — and the usual suspects using specious arguments against them."
Op-ed: Capital Gains Tax

Op-ed: Capital Gains Tax

"To fix what Justin Trudeau broke, Canada needs to overhaul the system to make taxes low, simple, and fair. Raising taxes to generate revenue is not the answer."
Letter: CPC candidate race for Yellowhead County

Letter: CPC candidate race for Yellowhead County

"Due to the changes in the boundaries of the federal Yellowhead riding, this means that if Gerald Soroka gets elected again, he won't even be living in the riding he's supposed to represent."
Suzuki: The undeniable economic case for climate action

Suzuki: The undeniable economic case for climate action

"The fossil fuel industry has provided jobs and economic benefits to many in Canada and around the world, as did other harmful industries like tobacco — but at what price?"