Pollution Probe and the Origins of Environmental Activism in Ontario
The First Green Wave examines the origins and development of first wave environmental activism (1967-86) in Toronto, home to one of Canada’s earliest and most dynamic communities of environmentalists.
A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies
David R. Boyd reveals striking weaknesses in Canadian environmental law, describes the damage these flaws are wreaking on human health, and identifies practical, proven, and affordable solutions to these problems.
Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence
Municipalities face important water supply challenges. One response has been to render utilities independent from municipal government through alternative service delivery. Both water management and municipal governance must be strengthened to meet contemporary water supply needs.
Overcoming Barriers to Innovation in Agricultural Genomics
This book offers a pathway forward for innovation in agricultural genomics by identifying and addressing the significant obstacles posed by conflicting intellectual property and biosafety regimes.
Land Claims Boards, Wildlife Management, and Environmental Regulation
This book is a clear, compelling, and evidence-based assessment of the effectiveness of co-management boards in providing Indigenous peoples with genuine influence over land and wildlife decisions affecting their traditional territories.
Environmental Policy in Canada's Petro-Provinces
Fossilized reveals how Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador – blinded by exceptional economic growth from 2005 to 2015 – undermined environmental policies to intensify ecologically detrimental extreme oil extraction.
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