Another winter on Haida Gwaii. I’m still reflecting on the UN’s 20 year anniversary of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit. I’m ashamed in my government’s increasingly bad actions on the environment. But I’m proud of the growing backlash of its policies, and especially the Idle No More movement. Like many others across Canada, I hope for change in 2013.
In defiance of my country’s atrocious record on sustainability, I went with WE CANada to Rio+20 last summer:
At Rio+20 I also wore my hat as Earth Charter Commissioner. I am proud of the Earth Charter we drafted, as a code of conduct for our behaviour towards the planet:
BACK HOME IN CANADA
I’m with the growing opposition to the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline
I’m a board member of the David Suzuki Foundation
…and the Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society