Canada Steps Up: $650 Million Over Next Three Years for Reproductive Health

March 9th, 2017. Population Institute Canada applauds the announcement, made by Prime Minister Trudeau on International Women's Day, of $650 million to be invested over three years towards sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). This unprecedented announcement comes on the heels of International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau's pledge of $20 million to address the SRHR funding gaps created by President Trump’s Global [...]

Sir David Attenborough, Iconic Filmmaker and Naturalist, Joins Population Institute Canada’s List of Patrons

Population Institute Canada Welcomes New Patron Sir David Attenborough Share Tweet Forward (Photo credit: Flickr/CC2.0) Sir David Attenborough — renowned wildlife presenter, sustainability advocate, and conservationist — has joined other distinguished patrons of Population Institute Canada in a bid to highlight the dangers of relentless global population growth to humanity and the planet. Read more on Sir David's life, career, and conservation efforts [...]

Tipping Points: BC Sardine Collapse & Oceans Worsening Deterioration Report

BC's Sardine Fishery Collapse - Affecting the Economy & Ecology, along the entire Food Chain (By Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun) A $32-million commercial fishery has inexplicably and completely collapsed this year on the B.C. coast. The sardine seine fleet has gone home after failing to catch a single fish. And the commercial disappearance of the [...]