A Celebration of Robert Bateman – Sunday, June 19th at 3:00PM

Sunday, June 19th at 3:00PM The Revue Stage at 1601 Johnston Street on Granville Island Tickets: $40 plus service charge http://writersfest.bc.ca/events/bateman   The Vancouver Writers Fest and guests invite you to gather in celebration of famed artist and author Robert Bateman’s birthday, as well as the publication of his memoir, Life Sketches. The event will …Read More


“Forest Bathe” This Summer with the David Suzuki Foundation’s 30X30 Nature Challenge

The weather grows warmer as we plunge towards summer. Soon, many people will be spending more and more time outside, beneath sunscreen and wide-brimmed hats. As the colours of spring and summer surround us, there is more of an incentive to get out of the house for weekends, holidays, and evenings. In an article for …Read More


Happy Birthday David Suzuki: Celebrating 80 Years of Inspirational Thinking

In his book Letters to My Grandchildren, David Suzuki writes that “acceptance of aging is part of getting older; some call it wisdom. And when we accept what we are, then we define ourselves and no longer care about how others see us. Believe me, that is totally liberating and gives power to an elder …Read More


Eight Free Books for Eight Great Decades: #HappyBirthdayDavidSuzuki Contest Giveaway

Help us celebrate David Suzuki’s 80th birthday by spreading the word and entering to win 8 fantastic books in the process. Use #HappyBirthdayDavidSuzuki in your own posts to join the celebration.


“Letters to My Grandchildren” – David Suzuki’s Impassioned Message to Grandchildren Attracts Ryga Award Attention

This is a unique collection of thoughts and pieces of advice from one of Canada’s most prominent thinkers and activists. It blends together questions of place, belonging, race, environment, aging, and planning for the future.


Tree: A Life Story

“Only God can make a tree,” wrote Joyce Kilmer in one of the most celebrated of poems. In Tree: A Life Story, authors David Suzuki and Wayne Grady extend that celebration in a “biography” of this extraordinary—and extraordinarily important—organism. A story that spans a millennium and includes a cast of millions but focuses on a single tree, a Douglas fir, Tree describes in poetic detail the organism’s modest origins that begin with a dramatic burst of millions of microscopic grains of pollen.


David Suzuki featured in NUVO Magazine

David Suzuki featured in NUVO Magazine


David Suzuki to Discuss Latest Book at the 39th Annual Powell Street Festival in Vancouver

World-renowned scientist and author David Suzuki will be speaking about his newest book, Letters to My Grandchildren published by Greystone Books, at the 39th Annual Powell Street Festival, which is Canada’s largest festival of Japanese Arts and Culture.


Watch: David Suzuki Speaks about Indigenous Culture and Our Children’s Future

Dr. David Suzuki, speaks on indigenous cultures and why, in our efforts to sustain an ecosystem that will support our children and grandchildren, we must fight to keep these cultures alive.


Celebrating Aboriginal Day: A Letter to Tiisaan

The following is David Suzuki’s letter to his grandchild, Tiisaan, from Letters to My Grandchildren, discussing the importance of self-identity and racism.


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