Northern Food Insecurity Primer

This post is a reprint of an article in the Spring 2018 PEN by former Environmental Studies practicum student Jordan Heer. In Nunavut, approximately 45% of households are food insecure. The other Canadian Territories share similar, shocking, statistics. Compare these to the nation­al rate of food insecurity – 12%- and it becomes evident that there is a disconnect. What causes this great disparity and what … Continue reading Northern Food Insecurity Primer

Cover of a report available from the Pembina Institute.

Pan Canadian Framework for Addressing Climate Change Moving Forward, but Moving Fast Enough?

This post is based on a Dec 7 media release by the Pembina Institute. Slipping implementation timelines put Canada’s clean growth ambitions at risk New report highlights progress on the pan-Canadian climate plan in advance of one-year anniversary Canada is not currently on track to meet its 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, and will likely miss its 2020 targets. While some progress towards implementation … Continue reading Pan Canadian Framework for Addressing Climate Change Moving Forward, but Moving Fast Enough?