About the Author
ELIZABETH MAY is an environmentalist, writer, activist and lawyer. She is executive director of the Sierra Club of Canada and the author of several books, including her most recent, At the Cutting Edge: The Crisis in Canada’s Forests.
She has been a senior policy advisor to former federal environment minister Tom McMillan, and was instrumental in the creation of several national parks and pollution control measures. At Dalhousie University in Halifax, she holds the recently established Elizabeth May Chair in women’s health and the environment.