Earth Walker: The Story of Leah Trottier

From small town to big stages, this Toronto-based artist uses her music to advocate for climate action.

The entire room falls silent as she begins humming a simple melody into the peculiar device sitting in front of her. She layers her voice, one on top of the other, to create a thick chorus of interlacing melodies that fills the small room at the Mount Pleasant Rose; her voice as pure as an angel. She sang with such grace and ease that the music seemed to simply flow out of her. The seemingly shy girl with the orange beanie who had stepped on stage a moment…