While we are on the precipice of change, with so much hope in Americans and as a result Canadians minds, it is important to recognize Canada's place in the global ecological impact. Knowledge is power, and something as far-reaching, destructive and politically corrupted as the Tar Sands cannot be hidden forever. This isn't a political blog, but then I am a firm believer than a democratic government is meant to be held accountable by it's citizens. I can compost, recycle and buy organic produce all I want but I am realistic enough to recognize that significant changes come from political and corporations buy-in, something that can only happen when we hold them accountable.
Sigh, this is a "downer" post, but often I need to douse myself in a bit of reality to reaffirm why living an eco-life matters.