Building Back Better Column

This is the moment, Muskoka. We invite you to check out our weekly column, Building Back Better, which appears in the Muskoka Region online. Featuring contributions from climate activists in our community.

Click the links to read each column, below. If you would like to be a contributor, contact us at, and let’s talk! Thank you to the writers and the team at Climate Action Muskoka for organizing and writing the columns. And many thanks to for recognizing this important time and publishing our ongoing calls to action.

A car-less dream for all of Muskoka. By Gordon Laxer
Sept 24, 2020

Muskoka responses to global concerns: Building Back Better. By Steve Cairns
Sept 17, 2020

Time to change our choice of building materials: Building Back Better Muskoka By Rick Zytaruk
Sept 3, 2020

Carbon neutral transportation is within reach: Building Back Better Muskoka By Frank De Jong
Aug 27, 2020

Electric vehicles have arrived: Building Back Better Muskoka. By Arleigh Luckett
Aug 13, 2020

A Trigger For food Resilience, Muskoka: Building Back Better By Christine Riviere-Anderson
July 23, 2020 

Solutions are just outside the door, Muskoka. By Bet Smith
July 16, 2020

Creating Post-Pandemic Sustainability in Muskoka. By Christina Hunter
July 9, 2020

There’s a problem with how we do buildings. By Melinda Zytaruk & Matthew Adams
June 30, 2020

Let’s get growing, Muskoka. By Susan Biehn-Smith
June 18, 2020

Green recovery and mental health in Muskoka. By Dr. Steve Stewart
June 11, 2020

Retooling for a decarbonized Muskoka. By Lesley Hastie
June 4, 2020

This is the moment, Muskoka. By Sue McKenzie.
Thursday May 28, 2020