The Green List: Gone but not forgotten


These Canadian pioneers were the first to sound the alarm and start action to save Mother Earth. They may be gone but they are not forgotten, they're legacy lives on. There are our Green Originals, part of the Green List created by Green Living Magazine.

  • Robert Hunter (The Eco Warrior)
    Journalist and politician. Co-founded Greenpeace in 1972. Was named by TIME magazine as one of the 10 eco-heroes of the 20th century. (Photo above)
  • Jane Jacobs (The City Saviour)
    Writer and activist. Her seminal work concerning the creation of vibrant urban areas was documented in many books, including The Death and Life of Great American Cities.
  • Tooker Gomberg (The Individual)
    Controversial but influential politician and environmental activist who started one of the country's first curbside recycling programs in Montreal.
  • Glen Davis (The Philanthropist)
    Known for his generosity towards various environmental organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund Canada and the Sierra Club of Canada.
  • Gary Gallon (The Insider)
    Helped found organizations like The Society Promoting Environmental Conservation and the Canadian Environmental Network. Was president of the Canadian Institute for Business and the Environment. Awarded the Citation of Lifetime Achievement by Canadian Georgraphic in 2003.
  • Discover more Green Canadians:
    Green business
    Green players
    Deep Greens
    Media green
    Baby Greens
  • Jordy Gold, a sustainability consultant, created the Green List with additional research from Lee Schnaiberg, an environmental consultant.