Get Political


Originally from Montreal, I'm a motivated Canadian deeply committed towards implementing and communicating sustainability. Although things look dire, there's still time to act! To that effect, I'm more than happy to collaborate in order to help advance the sustainability transformation. Now living in Tokyo, I'm ready and willing to reach across countries and time zones to help realize positive change.

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  1. October 29, 2018

    […] here to view the next installment and learn more about becoming politically […]

  2. November 15, 2018

    […] as social leaders (from celebrities to corporate executives), have a responsibility to encourage citizen engagement, and be the example to others. Politicians in particular need to be held to a higher standard, as […]

  3. November 19, 2018

    […] reminds viewers that in a democracy, power ultimately rests with the people. It covers the rising political and social movements in the US that are struggling to restore a sense of balance and justice to the […]

  4. January 5, 2019

    […] and more people are deciding that it is time for a change. The increased environmental activism and political participation is also giving me hope. Society is waking up to the danger. It is past time for governments to do […]

  5. February 9, 2020

    […] to our elected representatives. It’s certainly something we’ve recommended before (see Get Political). I had already written a few times back in Canada, but this was my first go here in Japan. […]

  6. February 15, 2020

    […] How To Reach Out To Your Local Legislator in Japan – Sustainably Motivated says: […] to our elected representatives. It’s certainly something we’ve recommended before… […]

  7. February 26, 2020

    […] Unfortunately, more often than not, decisions are being made not out of what’s in the sustainable best interest of people and the planet, but for short term financial gain. As a result, concerned citizens need to become actively involved in the democratic process. […]

  8. October 16, 2020

    […] The documentary tells the story of the environmental movement through the progression of the following milestones, 1. Conservation, 2. Pollution, 3. Alternatives, 4. Going Global, and 5. Climate Change. In taking this approach, the viewer is made aware that the current fight is not new. Ecological activism has been going on throughout US history. During which, there have been considerable victories and losses. When the wins do happen, it’s almost always the result of activism and citizen engagement. […]

  9. November 17, 2020

    […] Our leaders need not be climate experts or atmospheric scientists in order to enact policies that protect our very life support systems. When it comes to tactics, I’m convinced this has to be one of the first. We need to vote for politicians that respect science, and hold them accountable when they do not. See also Get Political. […]

  10. January 18, 2021

    […] Witnessing this from all the way in Canada, I can’t help but also feel inspired by the political action taken on by so many. Here they are organizing for their rights, motivated by a sense of justice and […]

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