2013

December 24 and 31 The Star Phoenix
Paul Hanley wrote about SES’s recommendations to SaskPower and the need to reduce provincial greenhouse gas emissions.

December 27 CBC News
Energy Conservation Coordinator Angie Bugg talked to CBC about a federal ban on incandescent light bulbs and the overall impact they have on the environment.

December 17 Various Saskatchewan media
SES President Bert Weichel and Bob Halliday, lead author of report “Yes They Can: A 2020 Vision for SaskPower,” discussed their recommendations that SaskPower transition from coal-fired energy to more renewable sources at an SES press conference.

December 12 CBC
Office Manager and Volunteer Coordinator Megan Van Buskirk was featured on CBC News where she talked about the “Spare Our Air” idle-free work SES is doing in Saskatchewan schools.

December 5 The Star Phoenix
SES President Bert Weichel shared concerns in opinion piece on TORQ Transloading Inc.’s plans for a large oil-by-rail terminal near Kerrobert.

December 5 Various Saskatchewan media
In a press conference on December 4, 2013, Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble and Ann Coxworth, board member, shared SES’s concerns on proposed Fortune Minerals metal processing plant near Langham, SK.

November 5 The Globe and Mail
SES Environmental Policy Director Peter Prebble talked about public policy and the power of wind in an article about how Texas has emerged as one of the United States’ unlikely leaders in wind power.

November 1 The Star Phoenix
While the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) may be heralded as a triumph for the Harper government, SES board member David Henry highlighted the potential costs for Canadians and the province this op-ed.

October 30 The Star Phoenix
SES Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble discussed the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announcement that it is renewing its uranium mine and mill operating licences for Cameco’s Key Lake, McArthur River, and Rabbit Lake operations located in northern Saskatchewan.

October 4 MBC Network Radio Online
Read more on the wrap-up of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission public hearings, where both Peter Prebble, SES director of environmental policy, and Ann Coxworth, SES board member, presented.

October 3 The Star Phoenix
SES Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble and Ann Coxworth, SES board member, participated in the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission public hearings on Cameco’s licence renewals applications for three uranium mines in northern Saskatchewan.

October 1 The Star Phoenix
SES Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble discussed the impact of the Queen Elizabeth Power Station expansion.

September 30 CBC News Saskatoon
SES Executive Director Allyson Brady talked about the clean-up of old gas tanks in Saskatoon.

September 11 MBC Network Radio Online
SES Office Manager and Volunteer Coordinator Megan Van Buskirk talkd about SES’s water monitoring project with northern schools.

September 2 Maclean’s
SES Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble talked about the Lac-Mgantic train crash.

August 15 The Star Phoenix
SES Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble discussed Kerrobert’s plan to build oil rail hub.

August 2 The Star Phoenix
SES Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble discussed the proposal of the Energy East pipeline.

June 12 Saskatoon Well Being Magazine
SES Executive Director Allyson Brady chatted with Saskatoon Well Being Magazine about the work she does with Saskatchewan Environmental Society and how she lives a sustainable life.

May 30 CTV Saskatoon
SES Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble and Ann Coxworth, SES board member and research advisor, discussed the importance of creating a renewable energy future.

May 30 The Star Phoenix
Ann Coxworth, SES board member and research advisor, discussed the state of surface water pollution in the Uranium City area.

May 9 Global Saskatoon
Megan Van Buskirk Office Manager discussed SES’ current cosmetic pesticide reduction campaign and provides tips on reducing the use of cosmetic pesticides.

May 8 Saskatoon Homepage
Megan Van Buskirk Office Manager discussed SES’ current cosmetic pesticide reduction campaign and provides tips on reducing the use of cosmetic pesticides.

May 7 CBC Saskatoon
CBC announces SES’ current cosmetic pesticide reduction campaign.

May 6 The Star Phoenix
Research Intern & Pesticide Reduction Coordinator Dana Worbets discussed SES’ current pesticide reduction campaign and provides tips on reducing the use of cosmetic pesticides.

April 22 The Star Phoenix
Photos from the 2013 SES Earth Day Celebration held at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market.

April 22 CTV Saskatoon
Coverage from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society’s press release held on Earth Day outlining how Saskatchewan and the world are moving toward more dangerous climate change extremes and what the province can do. (To read more about a letter that was sent to the Saskatchewan Premier and the Saskatchewan Environmental Minister outlining these concerns and providing recommendations on next steps click here.)

April 22 Global Saskatoon

Coverage from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society’s press release held on Earth Day outlining how Saskatchewan and the world are moving toward more dangerous climate change extremes and what the province can do. (To read more about a letter that was sent to the Saskatchewan Premier and the Saskatchewan Environmental Minister outlining these concerns and providing recommendations on next steps click here.)

April 22 Global Saskatoon
Jennie Weselowsky SES Communications & Development Intern talked about Earth Day and the SES Earth Day Celebration at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market.

April 22 CJME Radio
Coverage from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society’s press release held on Earth Day outlining how Saskatchewan and the world are moving toward more dangerous climate change extremes and what the province can do. (To read more about a letter that was sent to the Saskatchewan Premier and the Saskatchewan Environmental Minister outlining these concerns and providing recommendations on next steps click here.)

April 22 CKOM Radio
Coverage from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society’s press release held on Earth Day outlining how Saskatchewan and the world are moving toward more dangerous climate change extremes and what the province can do. (To read more about a letter that was sent to the Saskatchewan Premier and the Saskatchewan Environmental Minister outlining these concerns and providing recommendations on next steps click here.)

April 18 Planet S Magazine
SES Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble discussed Saskatchewan’s need to move off of fossil fuel use and plan to create a renewable energy future in this province.

April 8 Bridges Saskatoon
SES Office Manager Megan Van Buskirk discussed her recent trip to Qatar for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and her current work organizing local initiatives to mitigate climate change.

March 25 Global News Regina
SES Earth Hour Coordinator Jennie Weselowsky commented on the overall purpose of Earth Hour and measuring its success.

March 23 The Star Phoenix
SES Earth Hour Coordinator Jennie Weselowsky commented on the purpose and impact of Earth Hour.

March 22 CTV Saskatoon
SES Earth Hour Coordinator Jennie Weselowsky talked about Earth Hour 2013.

March 19 CTV Saskatoon
SES Earth Hour Coordinator Jennie Weselowsky was on CTV News at Noon Saskatoon to talk about Earth Hour 2013.

March 5 CTV Saskatoon
Research Intern Dana Worbets talked about how to save water and money by upgrading your toilet.

February 27 Prince Albert Daily Herald
SES board member David Henry spoke of the implications of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

February 20 The Star Phoenix
SES Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble commented on proposed rules that would allow nuclear regulators to impose fines upon operators violating environmental and safety laws.

February 19 CTV Saskatoon
SES Communications & Development Intern Jennie Weselowsky discussed toxins in our personal body care products.

February 14 CTV Saskatoon
Communications & Marketing Coordinator Chelsea Woolhouse talked about how to make your Valentine’s Day a little greener.

February 8 Saskatoon Homepage

SES Destination Conservation Coordinator Pam Belcher discussed a new education program developed for students that focuses on energy efficient homes called Smarter Science Better Buildings.

February 1 The Star Phoenix
SES Communications and Marketing Coordinator Chelsea Woolhouse responded to the City of Saskatoon failing to reach their greenhouse gas reduction targets.

January 31 The Star Phoenix Saskatoon
Members of SES’s water committee, Franny Rawlyk, Max Abraham, and Murray Hidlebaugh, responded to the province’s new 25 Year Water Security Plan.

January 10 Prince Albert Daily Herald
SES Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble shared his concerns on uranium mining, in particular in regards to the mill tailings. Despite pushback and environmental concerns, AREVA is still hiring for northern Saskatchewan projects.

January 7 CBC Saskatchewan
Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble, stated that Canadian environmental assessment legislation, Navigable Waters Protection Act, and Fisheries Act have been gutted.

January 3 Global News Saskatoon
Director of Environmental Policy Peter Prebble spoke about the City’s plans to remove sludge from the South Saskatchewan River.