WE’RE HIRING (x2): Strategic Partnership Director & Program Director

Posted on: April 5th, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

Are you interested in turning your passion for the outdoors into climate action! We’re hiring for two key positions within our growing organization. Strategic Partnerships Director Location: Remote within Canada ROLE DESCRIPTION: The Strategic Partnerships Director is responsible for cultivating, securing, onboarding and delivering major partnerships ($10,000+) that align with and further our mission and vision of […]

BIG WIN FOR POW & ALLIES

Posted on: April 1st, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

When the leadership team from our Montreal chapter first tabled the idea of building a campaign around the proposed GNL pipeline, we weren’t sure it was a winnable fight. POW Canada members stepped up big time and used our Enthusiast to Advocate Tool to petition the National Assembly of Québec to shutdown the mega energy […]

CARBON PRICING WIN!

Posted on: April 1st, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

Last week the Supreme Court of Canada ruled the federal government has the legal authority to implement and set a price on carbon nationally – despite legal challenges and opposition from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario. Our friends at the Smart Prosperity Institute convened four political insiders and one lawyer to explore the ramifications. LISTEN TO […]

WHAT’S UP WITH THE CONSERVATIVES?

Posted on: April 1st, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

From taking on a children’s cartoon production to voting against adding “climate change is real” to its policy handbook, let’s just say March wasn’t the best month for the Conservative Party of Canada. Jason Kenney’s publicly funded war room has a new target in its crosshairs — a children’s animated cartoon movie about Bigfoot. Released […]

The Plastic Problem – 12 Month Challenge

Posted on: March 29th, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

Plastic use and waste is a looming problem for humans, the planet and climate change. Plastics are incredibly useful, but come at a high environmental cost; they damage and contaminate food chains, and take a very long time to break down in nature. The carbon footprint of the plastic industry, and plastics in general is […]

WTF GNL

Posted on: February 24th, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

An archaic technology ruining another pristine landscape. That’s what’s at stake with GNL Quebec project that would involve the construction of a 750 km gas pipeline, a gas liquefaction plant and a super-methane ship export terminal. This mega-project aims to export fossil gas (how can we still be building fossil fuel pipelines???) from the West […]

12 MONTH CLIMATE CHALLENGE

Posted on: February 3rd, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

A new month means a new climate challenge and February is all about money! This month we are challenging you to spend and save more sustainably to take action against climate change. Over the course of the month we’ll help you better understand concepts like divestment, and how you can make sustainable choices in your […]

A “BIDEN” OPPORTUNITY

Posted on: January 28th, 2021 by Protect Our Winters Canada

The Biden administration is a breath of fresh air for climate action. Contrary to what most people would think, despite Donald Trump’s inaction on climate nationally, many individual states made very significant strides – much more progress than Canada has made over the same period. Prime Minister Trudeau looked like a climate champion compared to […]

2020 Year In Review

Posted on: December 29th, 2020 by Protect Our Winters Canada

OUR MISSION: Our mission is to turn passionate outdoor people into effective climate advocates. Protect Our Winters Canada is a passionate community of enthusiasts, professional athletes and industry brands uniting the outdoor community to address climate change. We believe our love of adventure in nature demands our participation in the fight to save and protect […]