Growing up she embraced consumerism for all its worth, spending a lot of time in shopping mall. She got her writing career going as a contributing Journalist for the University of Toronto newspaper The Varsity.
Later in her career, she started to pay attention to climate change more and focused on environmentalism in general.
She released a documentary called The Take alongside her husband Avi Lewis.
She sat alongside Michael Moore in a discussion about Occupy Wall Street in 2011.