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Keith Brooks

Keith Brooks is campaigns director at the Environmental Defence.

Opinion | BY KEITH BROOKS | November 19, 2018
In Canada, just 11 per cent of plastic is recycled. Every year, 10,000 metric tonnes of plastic end up in the Great Lakes alone. Nationally, we throw out enough single-use plastic bags to reach the moon and back. We produce more garbage per person than any other country in the developed world. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY KEITH BROOKS | November 19, 2018
Opinion | BY KEITH BROOKS | November 19, 2018
In Canada, just 11 per cent of plastic is recycled. Every year, 10,000 metric tonnes of plastic end up in the Great Lakes alone. Nationally, we throw out enough single-use plastic bags to reach the moon and back. We produce more garbage per person than any other country in the developed world. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY KEITH BROOKS | September 19, 2016
The meeting between NEB Chair Peter Watson, NEB Members Lyne Mercier and Jacques Gauthier, and then-TransCanada lobbyist Jean Charest, pictured, has been the focus of much of the reporting, and was clearly inappropriate, writes Keith Brooks. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY KEITH BROOKS | September 19, 2016
Opinion | BY KEITH BROOKS | September 19, 2016
The meeting between NEB Chair Peter Watson, NEB Members Lyne Mercier and Jacques Gauthier, and then-TransCanada lobbyist Jean Charest, pictured, has been the focus of much of the reporting, and was clearly inappropriate, writes Keith Brooks. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY KEITH BROOKS | August 1, 2016
A spill could devastate local ecosystems and put lobster, scallop and other fisheries at risk. Oil tankers also threaten endangered species in the Atlantic, like the North Atlantic right whale, whose population is estimated at only 450 individuals. Photograph courtesy of Flickr
Opinion | BY KEITH BROOKS | August 1, 2016
Opinion | BY KEITH BROOKS | August 1, 2016
A spill could devastate local ecosystems and put lobster, scallop and other fisheries at risk. Oil tankers also threaten endangered species in the Atlantic, like the North Atlantic right whale, whose population is estimated at only 450 individuals. Photograph courtesy of Flickr