Land of the Spirit Bear (645)

Land of the Spirit Bear (645)

Ian McAllister, executive director of Pacific Wild, joins us along with visual communications director Deirdre Leowinata to discuss Ian’s stunning new documentary, Great Bear Rainforest: Land of the Spirit Bear. We also talk about sustainable fishing initiatives in Canada and Indonesia and the difficulty of environmental regulation.

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COP24 (637)

COP24 (637)

We spend the first twenty minutes discussing COP24 in Poland. Our second segment is an interview with filmmaker Leora Eisen on her new documentary Food for Thought, ending with a discussion of a landmark Quebec lawsuit and the new BC climate plan.

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The Urine Brick Road (631)

The Urine Brick Road (631)

Bricks are being made out of urine in Cape Town, plastic pieces are becoming prevalent in human stool, a Hawaiian island has disappeared, and an old-school fascist is president of Brazil. We also look at the oilsands, Torontonian hypocrisy and Mr. Donald J. Trump.

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Fire and Oil: Victory for Pipeline Protestors (622)

Fire and Oil: Victory for Pipeline Protestors (622)

The Canadian Federal Court of Appeals has halted the government's bid to build the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline in a major victory for First Nations and folks who care about the planet. We discuss the transformative nature of this issue for Canada as a country.

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The Profound Dissonance of Contemporary Politics (609)

The Profound Dissonance of Contemporary Politics (609)

We give a presentation of the political exchange surrounding the Canadian government's decision to purchase the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Despair is flirted with but not succumbed to, the problem of contemporary political language is discussed, and the final Ontario provincial leaders' debate is examined.

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Mittens of Disapproval Are On (522)

Mittens of Disapproval Are On (522)

Rob Shirkey from Our Horizon joins Daryn to discuss the news that Trudeau has flashed the green light for a massive liquid natural gas pipeline through British Columbia. The real question is, how do we square this approval with the election promises of Trudeau himself with regards to climate and First Nations sovereignty.

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