A Good War book launch

We are excited to be co-sponsoring the launch of Seth Klein's recently published book A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency. The event will be taking place online on Wednesday, September 30 from 7-9pm. The evening will feature a reading from and Q&A with Seth Klein, a panel discussion featuring local climate activists... Continue Reading →

The past and future of public transit

It's now been more than three and a half years since the provincial government announced that it was shuttering the Saskatchewan Transportation Company, and more than two years since Greyhound Canada announced that it was withdrawing from Western Canada, leaving prairie residents with few options for intercity transit. Now, in the midst of a global... Continue Reading →

Preserving the SK River Delta

The Saskatchewan government recently announced it would be making a $4 billion investment in expanding irrigation out of the Diefenbaker reservoir. As John Pomeroy, head of the Global Water Futures project at the University of Saskatchewan, said in a recent interview, this project is "massive" and has significant implications for our approach and contribution to... Continue Reading →

A Green Recovery for Saskatoon & SK

The COVID-19 pandemic has already had far-reaching social and economic impacts, and it is as yet unclear how profound those impacts will be. The pandemic has presented a classic 'shock doctrine' moment, which Naomi Klein has described as periods of crisis that open opportunities for rapid transformational change; while corporations often try to exploit such... Continue Reading →

Grassroots Voices Welcome Premiers

Announcement: Grassroots people in Saskatoon and Area Demonstrate in Response to a Meeting of Canadian Premiers, July 9th to 11th. From Tuesday, July 9 to Thursday, July 11, the Canadian premiers will be meeting in Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the Homeland of the Métis, at the Bessborough Hotel. Many of the premiers are working to... Continue Reading →

A Green New Deal for Saskatchewan?

It would be hard to not notice all the fuss about the Green New Deal, which has offered an inspiring framework for community organizing and pushing the political agenda around the world. Recently the Pact for a Green New Deal was launched in Canada, and this month communities across the country are holding town hall meetings to discuss what... Continue Reading →

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