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Blue Dot News

We’ve passed a major milestone in the past month: More than five million Canadians now live in communities that recognize their right to live in a healthy environment. It’s time to celebrate — and look forward…

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Registered nurse Susan Walton asked the Yukon Registered Nurses Association to recognize the environmental crisis as a health crisis. They agreed.

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The people of Red Head, a community slated as a “sacrifice zone” for new fossil fuel development, are standing up for their rights. Community organizer Katie Perfitt writes, “This line in the sand is for us all.”

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Update on the David Suzuki Foundation Blue Dot Tour…. (to have the right to a healthy environment written into the Canadian Constitution)

SGC Admin: From our inbox to you… David Suzuki and connecting the Blue Dots… 🙂

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Keep it up: municipal declarations are making a difference

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We’re working towards gaining recognition for the right to a healthy environment at the provincial and federal levels. But building people power at the local level is still our best way to get there. Here’s why, and how.

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More than 2,700 people help Connect the Blue Dots

On April 19, we saw an amazing turnout as people in communities across Canada showed up to show their support for environmental rights. Check out these pictures and details from the national day of action. And a big thank you to everyone involved!

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Lessons from the Maldives

Eminent Canadian law scholar Doug Schmeiser helped the Maldives write its constitution, including environmental rights. He shares his perspectives on the opportunities, and challenges.

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