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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Demand Safe Roads! and Other Concerns (611)

Demand Safe Roads! and Other Concerns (611)

We discuss car culture and traffic deaths in Toronto, followed by a look at waste initiatives at the G7 and an examination of Doug Ford's victory in Ontario. Peggy Sue Smiltnieks joins us to discuss issues in the sustainable fashion industry.

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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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Back To School Special (595)

Back To School Special (595)

Throwback to my undergrad year at the University of Toronto by welcoming a former professor onto the program to talk about climate science. Professor Danny Harvey from the department of Geography, who has spent the last 40 years researching and teaching undergraduate students about climate science.

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Running On Empty (524)

Running On Empty (524)

Our interview this week is with the award winning director Mike Downie - on the program this week to talk about his new CBC The Nature of Things documentary 'Running On Empty' which covers the ongoing fallout from the 5 year drought that devastating California.

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