Archived Articles


A Looney Hockey Story - The speech that won the 2006 Toastmasters District 45 Humorous Speech Contest.


A Front Row Seat at the World's Most Famous Multimedia Presentation - Originally published in The Toastmaster magazine December 2007.


Can't? Or Won't?

A Greener Way on a Cold Winter Day

Trees, Our Homegrown Carbon Offsets

Be a Green Guest

Beware the Phantom in Your Home

Choosing Energy Efficient Appliances for Your Home

Commentary on Global Warming - Aired across Canada on CBC Radio May 2001, after the birth of Carl's son Eric

Deck the Halls ... Green!

Emissions 101

Even Indoor Air Should be Fresh

Fly Less, Fly Light

Get More Kilometres Out of Every Litre of Gas

Homegrown Heat

How Not to Get to School

Life in a Fish Bowl

Make Your Next Vehicle an Efficient Car

Measure, Then Manage, Your Power Usage

Share and Save

The Second Cost of Holiday Gifts

Trust Your Tap

User-pay Garbage Makes Polluters Pay

Warming the Planet to Keep Myself Cool

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