People & Profiles - AJ

People & Profiles

Be inspired by the perseverance and outside-the-box thinking of other environmentalists who have broken new ground.

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Following a Buffy Sainte-Marie concert at the Phoenix in Toronto in October 2011, four Water Walkers needed a battery boost. […]

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Marcia Ruby interviewed Tom Wilson in May 2019, about his art, his music and his journey to discovering his identity.

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In his 2014 memoir, Rumours of Glory, music icon Bruce Cockburn writes of trips he took on freighters across the ocean […]

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On this National Indigenous People’s Day, June 21st, 2019, the Greenbelt Foundation and Alternatives Journal are pleased to announce the […]

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BOOZHOO! Nodin Ikwe ndizhnikaaz, mukwa ndoodem. Wiikwemkoong Manido minising ndoonjibaa. Ojibway Anishinaabe kwe ndaaaw. Kitchener endayaan. My English name is […]

WE ARE SURROUNDED by a sea of discarded materials that can be reused in building construction. Think of all those […]

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THE HORRID ground-weaver has a mighty name. It suggests a dangerous beast from the old stories, a creature in league with […]

IT’S BEEN OVER 20 YEARS since Gro Harlem Brundtland coined the phrase “sustainable development” in the landmark publication, Our Common […]

WHEN THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS from some of Canada’s most influential corporations encourage government intervention to tackle climate change, you […]

TECHNICALLY, only plants can be weeds. But plenty of other organisms are similarly vigorous, adaptive to circumstances and resilient in […]

Mike Morrice and Priyanka Lloyd from the Sustainability CoLab.

At first it can be tricky to pin down what Sustainable Waterloo Region does. That’s not to say the volunteer-fuelled […]

LET’S FACE IT – the really inconvenient truth is that the age of unconstrained exuberance is over. Techno-industrial society has […]

Question of Trust The public trust doctrine holds hope for protecting Canada’s ecosystems. “By the law of nature these things […]

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Last year was a pivotal year for the environment, marking change and action for the environmental movement through the Paris Agreement at […]

What sets BARC apart is the diversity of people it has engaged in reclaiming Hamilton Harbour. WHEN THE BAY Area Restoration […]

Today @AlternativesJ is holding a discussion about our unique issue We, the North. Drop by #Project220 at 3-5pm to talk about what the North means to you and learn more about the stories behind the North issue. @CityKitchener

In response to the #SummerStudentTakeover article "Climate Activism and Corporate Sustainability in a Contemporary Climate Reality", ecological economists #sophiesanniti and #ktkish argue for an alternative approach - one that doesn’t rely on corporations https://t.co/epv0Ntu6ML

In A\J's latest article, Jessica Burman gives us 10 reasons why @HillsideFest is the kind of music festival you won’t find anywhere else https://t.co/23Am4jyjZt

Our new youth-driven platform; ENV Media will officially launch today with the website going live at 10:00pm ET. Be sure to check it out at https://t.co/Xc2Wwr1FMV