Articles by Éric Hébert-Daly
Eric has been CPAWS’ National Executive Director since April 2009. He was previously Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer for one of Canada’s major political parties. Éric is fluently bilingual, a graduate of Concordia University’s School of Community and Public Affairs, and a Certified Lay Worship Leader for the United Church. He has worked with municipal, regional and national groups across Canada and has focussed his attention on social justice, ecological and human rights issues throughout his career.
Éric is an avid cyclist and hiker and has travelled extensively throughout Canada, with a particular interest in remote and northern regions from Labrador to Inuvik. He enjoys canoeing, cross-country skiing and camping, as well as his home life shared with his partner on the north edge of Gatineau Park near Ottawa.
Over the past week we’ve been working to clarify what the federal budget provides for nature conservation. After conversations with federal officials we have a clearer idea, and some good news to share! We also have a few cautionary notes.
I invite you to watch and to find out why now is such a critical time to support CPAWS in helping to protect more of our public lands, oceans, and freshwater.
We have a small but dedicated team across Canada that invests much more time and resources than they probably should, yet our results speak for themselves. When we close the office for the holidays, it will be well-deserved, but it won’t mean that we don’t eat, drink and sleep conservation during that time.
Over the past seven years, I’ve been proud to lead a great group of conservationists who are passionate, dedicated and work hard to protect ecosystems on land and in oceans across Canada. 2016 has only reinforced this pride for me – and it should be a source of pride for our donors and supporters too.
You can have a positive impact on charitable law in this country - and you can do so today by opening your email instead of your wallet. The value to us all will be significant.
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