In this special documentary presentation, former CBC News chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge and his German counterpart Claus Kleber set out to explore a world where human rights are neither universally accepted nor even agreed upon. This is a very worthwhile and important documentary to see. It delves into a number of issues surrounding human rights. It includes such subjects as freedom of speech, refugees, poverty, Canadian mining in the global south and so on.... Many of these topics we have featured on this website. SEE THE DOC HERE
David Suzuki Foundation
Walking through the doors of Regina’s Lakeview School, you can feel the excitement. Students have been learning about their province’s solar capacity, and they’re thrilled to learn that Regina has some of the best solar power potential in Canada. Read more..... at David Suzuki Foundation
This is Canada’s solar generation — young, wide-eyed and ready to make a difference.
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX) and Trudeau’s national climate plan: is the Grand Bargain workable?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau maintains that the Kinder Morgan TMX was the price Canada has to pay for his Government’s climate plan based on a carbon tax; in other words his position is that we need both. Trudeau’s Liberals have staked much of their legacy on forging a grand bargain on resources.
What is the Grand Bargain’s national climate change plan?
Trudeau’s plan met with opposition from both those who oppose the pipeline and those who oppose the tax.
Where do Canadian Secular Franciscan stand on these issues? All over the place!
(Something to discuss in your fraternity)
by Andrew Conradi, ofs (former National JPIC Animator) and FVC Editor
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