On October 9, the Walrus Talks series presented “eighty minutes of thought-provoking ideas” on the subject of sustainability. Karen Clarke-Whistler, TD’s Chief Environment Officer, was one of eight speakers at the event. Karen explored the importance of forests to the sustainability of the planet.
Corporations increasingly realize that they have the power to make an impact on communities and the environment simply by changing the way they do business.
Natural areas matter to Canadians and are a significant part of our national identity. Protecting and caring for our country’s natural heritage is a shared responsibility.
The bright lights and glittering stars of the Berlin International Film Festival don’t immediately call to mind energy efficiency.
Canada’s exceptional nature offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities.
It takes a special kind of person to turn a personal tragedy into a beautiful legacy.
Laura Robson has spent hundreds of hours in Ontario’s natural places since joining the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) conservation intern program in May 2013.
On the north shore of Prince Edward Island, the wind buffets sand across dunes on the Conway Sandhills.
This year, TD Forests is working with the Nature Conservancy of Canada to help protect more critical Canadian forest areas. The following capture the essence of three of those properties: Maymount, Saskatchewan; Kurian, Manitoba; and Pointe Verte, Quebec.
Habitat loss is the number one threat to species globally, and in Canada, 654 species are designated by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada as at-risk, 22 are extirpated, and 15 more are extinct, gone forever.
At Pine Butte Ranch, near Cranbrook in B.C.’s East Kootenays, cattle play an important role in grassland conservation.
67% of Canada’s forests are coniferous, 11% are broadleaf and the remainder are mixed...
In the dappled shade of a tamarack fen, a ram’s-head lady’s-slipper silently emerges from the unbroken peat.
The loss of the essential habitats pictured above and on the next page has endangered many species across Canada.
Q&A with Keith Thomson, a Certified Financial Planner and Managing Director of Stonegate Private Counsel, a division of CI Private Counsel LP, a wholly owned subsidiary of CI Investments.
In North America, we have been taught to acquire stuff, rather than to give stuff away.
As her own children grew, Ms. Thomson brought them to the same cottage so the whole family could form the same deep connection to nature she ha
Whether it’s a family barbecue, a cottage weekend, camping or watching the fireworks in the park, as a nation we will be enjoying the summer weather and Canada’s exceptional nature.
Studies show children are spending less time in nature than any previous generation. Some studies have suggested this may be contributing to attention deficit issues, childhood obesity and potentially other challenges and disorders.
Caring for Canada – the impact of Conservation Volunteers in 2012
This year during Environment Week, June 2 to 8, 42 students from Nexen volunteered their time to tackle priority conservation work on the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Boote property near Red Deer, Alberta, through the company’s ReachOut community investment program.
As I look back through my journal from the last year and a half, I realize how far we’ve come on our TD Forests journey and how this is very much a story of partnership and collaboration...
It has been more than a year since TD Forests was launched. What an exciting and rewarding journey it’s been, from working with the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Nature Conservancy in the U.S. to protect properties to events that saw TD employees helping to green our communities. The following photos provide a glimpse of that journey.
Majestic mountains, expansive grasslands, powerful rivers, vast forests and rugged coastlines – Canada’s natural splendour and diversity are core to our national identity.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada recently announced the completion of its largest campaign for conservation yet: A Force for Nature. The organization raised more than $500 million dollars to conserve more than 752,000 acres (304,000 hectares) across Canada. Explore a few of these spectacular natural places.