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Creating a Humane Canada: Interview with Barbara Cartwright (vegan), Part 1 of 3

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Creating a Humane Canada: Interview with Barbara Cartwright (vegan), Part 1 of 3

Ms. Cartwright is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Humane Canada, a national federation of SPCAs and humane societies, whose mission is to promote respect for and humane treatment of animals. For her exemplary work, Barbara was awarded the highly prestigious Canadian Governor General’s Gold Medal. She has been recognized as one of Canada’s top five “WOW Women” by Best Health Magazine, is a mem
Good Governance
2021-01-04   404 Views
Good Governance
2021-01-04

Creating a Humane Canada: Interview with Barbara Cartwright (vegan), Part 2 of 3

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Creating a Humane Canada: Interview with Barbara Cartwright (vegan), Part 2 of 3

When Canada’s humane societies were founded, they had a broad mandate to protect both animals and all those who were considered vulnerable. Many countries, including France, the Netherlands, Sweden, New Zealand, and Tanzania now recognize animals as sentient beings. In these countries, animals are no longer considered as “property.” Humane Canada hopes that Canada will soon fo
Good Governance
2021-01-11   388 Views
Good Governance
2021-01-11

Creating a Humane Canada: Interview with Barbara Cartwright (vegan), Part 3 of 3

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Creating a Humane Canada: Interview with Barbara Cartwright (vegan), Part 3 of 3

Ms. Cartwright is not only passionate about protecting animals, but also about protecting our Earth. On her Facebook page, she states, “Maybe the best way that we can prevent disasters and devastating weather events like forest fires and hurricanes, is to eat less meat and dairy. And it’s better for your health.” She further explains the devastation caused by meat consumption. “Well, it’s w
Good Governance
2021-01-18   314 Views
Good Governance
2021-01-18

Speaking Up to Save Lives: The Honorable Louis Ng Kok Kwang of Singapore (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

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Speaking Up to Save Lives: The Honorable Louis Ng Kok Kwang of Singapore (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

The Honorable Louis Ng Kok Kwang is a Member of Parliament for Singapore’s People’s Action Party. Since 2015 he has served as an MP, representing the Nee Soon Group Representative Constituency. Mr. Louis Ng is also the founder and Chief Executive of Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES), an animal protection organization, whose mission is to create a caring and socially responsibl
Good Governance
2021-02-08   527 Views
Good Governance
2021-02-08

Speaking Up to Save Lives: The Honorable Louis Ng Kok Kwang of Singapore (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

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Speaking Up to Save Lives: The Honorable Louis Ng Kok Kwang of Singapore (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

Even as a young boy, Mr. Louis Ng was concerned about animal welfare and environmental protection. On today’s program, he begins by telling us more about his early life. “With environmental/animal issues, somehow, it just stuck with me since I was young. My parents always asked ‘Why’ and (I) don't know, just somehow it clicked in me when I was young. I knew that there was something that I should d
Good Governance
2021-02-15   440 Views
Good Governance
2021-02-15

Unifying Australia: How Changing One Word Changes Everything

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Unifying Australia: How Changing One Word Changes Everything

A recent change in Australia’s national anthem honors the indigenous community’s great contributions to this magnificently diverse country. In the original version, the first two lines went as follows: “Australians all let us rejoice, For we are young and free.” Peter Vickery, founder and chair of the Representation in Anthem Project (RAP), worked with many other indigenous leaders and singers to
Good Governance
2021-04-05   368 Views
Good Governance
2021-04-05

Innovative Ways to Create Smart Sustainable Cities, Part 1 of 2

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Innovative Ways to Create Smart Sustainable Cities, Part 1 of 2

Sustainable cities carefully consider their environmental impact, diligently working to use resources efficiently, reduce water usage, maximize renewable energy, reduce and recycle waste, improve air quality, and provide ample green spaces, while simultaneously improving the quality of life for the city’s inhabitants. In addition, sustainable cities seek ways to be more resilient in the face of th
Good Governance
2021-04-12   507 Views
Good Governance
2021-04-12

Innovative Ways to Create Smart Sustainable Cities, Part 2 of 2

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Innovative Ways to Create Smart Sustainable Cities, Part 2 of 2

On today’s program, we’ll continue to visit cities using innovative ways to become more sustainable. Copenhagen, Denmark, widely considered one of the world’s greenest cities, plans to be the planet’s first carbon-neutral capital city by 2025. One of the main ways Copenhagen has become greener is by encouraging its citizens to use bicycles instead of cars. To reduce its carbon footprint even furth
Good Governance
2021-04-19   417 Views
Good Governance
2021-04-19

Governor Gavin Newsom: A Leader for the People

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Governor Gavin Newsom: A Leader for the People

Governor Newsom is known for his quick actions and decisions in alleviating the many distressing conditions faced by the people of California. In August 2020, California was struggling to contain huge wildfires burning large swathes of the state’s forests and homes. Governor Newsom immediately declared a state of emergency in five counties and placed a plea for assistance from Australia and Canada
Good Governance
2021-07-07   294 Views
Good Governance
2021-07-07
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