Headlines of a climate emergency being declared by Canada’s highest elected officials in the House of Commons spread across the internet Tuesday morning. But what does declaring a climate emergency mean? As of the writing of this article (June 18, 2019 at approximately 2 pm Eastern time) it is a symbolic gesture with no real significance. It is
Author: Michael Howie
Michael Howie is an international award-winning journalist whose background includes work for Torstar, Metroland, and other magazines and publications. He is the producer and host of The Young Defenders podcast, host of the popular Defender Radio podcast, the writer of The Fur-Bearers’ blogs, and contributes to various online publications on behalf of The Fur-Bearers. He is also the primary manager of The Fur-Bearers' social media platforms. Michael has successfully managed a political campaign, worked with various non-profits as a strategic communicator, and performs in the popular End of Times and Other Bothers improvised comedy podcast. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.