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Kinder Morgan Pipeline: Trudeau Abandons Word in Devastating Pipeline Approval

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Yesterday, the Federal government approved the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Trudeau states that this decision was based on science and evidence, and that it will provide billions of dollars in government revenue. As 350.org states, however, “By making this decision, they have chosen the interests of the fossil fuel industry over Indigenous peoples, communities across Canada, youth, students, and climate science.”  Here’s a few devastating impacts: $1.2 billion dollars potential cost to clean up an Kinder Morgan Pipeline spill Possible – and perhaps probable …

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Building Community: A Walking School Bus Story

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As part of the team here at Green Action Centre in the Active and Safe Routes to School Program, I am often asked if I have any experience with my own three children in getting them to walk to school every day. My answer is that yes, I walk my own kids to school on a daily basis,  and since 2007 my wife and I have run a Walking School Bus for many of the children in our neighbourhood. I …