Canadian Environmental and Conservation Movements

ByTom Bulloch
President at Secure Benefits Solutions
Previously on this blog, we covered the basics of the conservationist movement. To recap, the goal of conservationism is to promote sustainable living and protect the natural world. While conservation may sound like a modern phenomenon, the movement as it exists in Canada started in the early 1900s. With the depletion of natural resources that came with colonization, people adopted the mindset of conservation out of necessity. Over the years, the environmental movement has changed with different focuses during different time periods, which scholars refer to as “waves.” Read more about the history of these movements at
Published: February 20, 2020
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