Friends of the Richelieu. A river. A passion.

"Tout cedit pays est fort uny, remply de forests, vignes & noyers. Aucuns Chrestiens n'estoient encores parvenus jusques en cedit lieu, que nous, qui eusmes assez de peine à monter le riviere à la rame. " Samuel de Champlain

"All this region is very level and full of forests, vines and butternut trees. No Christian has ever visited this land and we had all the misery of the world trying to paddle the river upstream." Samuel de Champlain

Monday, April 4, 2016

The Walrus has been bought off

Photo: Martin Alarie

The charitable non-profit Walrus Foundation has become a marketing stunt puppet for Enbridge, a fossil fuel company that greenwashes itself by buying out small solar and wind innovations. The May 2016 edition of The Walrus, its magazine project, holds in its heart an eight page advertisement paid by Enbridge.

I will not renew our subscription.

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