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Taking On Environmental Racism in Nova Scotia

Ongoing research project raises awareness of the issue while mobilizing affected residents to action

When an activist working on environmental racism first met with Ingrid Waldron in 2012 and asked her to become involved with his efforts, Waldron was hesitant. A sociologist and assistant professor of nursing at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, she didn’t…
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by: Cailynn Klingbeil – November 10, 2016

In Canada, Oil Sands Workers Are Building a Greener Energy Sector

Worker-led initiative trains tradespeople in renewable energy to join help them join bourgeoning industry

Over the six years that Lliam Hildebrand worked in Alberta’s oil sands, he regularly broached a subject around the lunch table that he expected to be taboo: renewable energy. But Hildebrand, a journeyman welder and steel fabricator based in Victoria, British Columbia,…
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by: Cailynn Klingbeil – July 14, 2016


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