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Feb 18, 2019

Dr. Callvin Lakhan is a research associate at York University in Toronto, Canada.

He is also a co-investigator of the "Waste Wiki" project at York University, a research project devoted to advancing understanding of waste management research and policy in Canada.  http://wastewiki.info.yorku.ca/

A former environmental...


Feb 11, 2019

Our guest is Chris McLaughlin, Executive Director of the Bay Area Restoration Council (BARC), based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. BARC represents the public interest in the restoration of Hamilton Harbour, long on the list of 'most polluted waterways in North America'. Chris brings us up to speed on the 30...


Feb 4, 2019

8 80 Cities is a non-profit organization bringing citizens together to enhance mobility and public space so that they can create more vibrant, healthy, and equitable communities.

Gil Penalosa is the Founder and Chair of 8 80 Cities.  EarthMatters caught up with him shortly before he made a presentation to the City of...


Jan 28, 2019

Gil Penalosa has traveled to more than 300 communities around the world looking for the best ideas to improve life for people of all ages. He believes the measure of a good place is whether we'd feel comfortable with an 8-year-old biking alone to the neighborhood park or someone in their 80s walking to the...


Dec 18, 2018

Continuing our interviews with entrepreneurs at the Sustainable Hamilton-Burlington Expo 2018:

Adam Firchuk, Director, Business Development for Rodan Energy Solutions; and Robert Pocius, President of TekPak Solutions.

And we spoke with Marissa Slaven, palliative care physician and author of an eco-mystery novel aimed at...