Ontario appoints special adviser on flooding

OTTAWA — Ontario has appointed a special adviser on flooding to recommend ways the province can reduce the impacts of flooding and help communities...

Cambodia says 11 containers of Canadian trash among illegal garbage shipments

OTTAWA — The Canadian government has asked officials in Cambodia for more information about 11 containers of Canadian garbage the southeast Asian country's environment...

More ‘work to do’ to mobilize Canadians on climate change action: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has more work to do to sell Canadians on his vision for more action to fight...

What will new fuel standards do to gas prices? The Baloney Meter weighs in

OTTAWA — "Your secret fuel tax will undoubtedly increase the cost of gasoline by at least another four cents a litre, a fact you...

Lack of host communities hampering Pikangikum evacuation: chief

PIKANGIKUM, Ont. — The chief of an Ontario First Nation threatened by a forest fire says a plan to evacuate residents via buses and...
SWIMMING ADVISORY

Swimming Advisory for Old Mill Beach

Algoma Public Health (APH) has issued a swimming advisory for Old Mill Beach located in Blind River, Ontario.  Water samples are taken from Old...

Scheer promises to scrap clean-fuel standard

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he would scrap new standards that will force cleaner-burning fuels in addition to eliminating the federal price on...
forest fire

Forest fire prompts full evacuation of Pikangikum First Nation in Ontario

PIKANGIKUM, Ont. — The Ontario government says a full evacuation of the northern First Nation of Pikangikum has begun as a forest fire burns nearby. A...

Spies welcomed energy industry info about alleged threats, documents show

OTTAWA — Canada's spy service routinely welcomed reports from the energy industry about perceived threats, and kept such information in its files in case it might...

Environmental assessment overhaul, tanker ban bills face final vote in Senate

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's push to make climate change impacts part of the assessment process for new national resource projects faces its final...