Day of Action for a Just Transition

Climate Justice Saskatoon invites you and yours to attend our Day of Action for a Just Transition Panel Discussion on Saturday, March 12th! Where will you be working in 10 years? What kind of employment will be available to today’s youth in 20 years? What will happen to communities in 30 years, once coal, oil, and gas are... Continue Reading →

You can stream From the Ground Up!

From the Ground Up has been on the air weekly since the fall of 2016 - you can still catch it every Wednesday evening at 6:30pm on CFCR 90.5FM, Saskatoon's community radio station! The show is now also available on Spotify, so you can follow there and have new episodes come right to you! We're... Continue Reading →

SK Environment Minister responds – sort of…

Saskatchewan environment minister Warren Kaeding has sent us a response to the letter we sent in March about the inappropriateness of small modular nuclear reactors in the face of the climate emergency (see below). It's a classic example of a ministerial failure to engage with the arguments - not one of our three detailed points... Continue Reading →

SK political leaders sabotaging climate action

On March 25th, the Supreme Court of Canada declared the federal carbon pricing scheme to be constitutional: the federal government has the legal right to impose it on provinces, such as Saskatchewan, which have not developed their own scheme.  While carbon pricing is just one of the measures that we need to address the climate... Continue Reading →

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 →

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