Malaysia returns 150 containers of garbage, including 11 to Canada

OTTAWA — Malaysia says it returned 11 shipping containers of plastic garbage to Canada after they arrived on its shores illegally last year. But Canadian officials, citing...

New federal climate think tank looking for a road map to zero emissions

OTTAWA — A new climate change think tank funded by the federal government says Canadians should expect to face the harsh realities of a...

A brief look at carbon taxing by province

OTTAWA — As of Jan. 1, every Canadian and all Canadian businesses are paying a price on carbon. The federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act...

Ontario holding public consultation on making spring bear hunt permanent

TORONTO — The Ontario government is launching a public consultation on making the province's spring black bear hunt a permanent event. The annual hunt was...

Another 69 Canadians headed to help fight bushland fires in Australia

OTTAWA — Another 69 Canadians are heading to Australia this week to help fight the country's worst bush fires in recent memory. Foreign Affairs Minister...

A look at various ways to ease the environmental footprint of 2020 travel

TORONTO — It was a recent trip to Australia during the country's devastating wildfires that got Paul Winston thinking seriously about changing his globetrotting...
tires

Hamilton scientists find way to dissolve, recycle rubber from car tires

Scientists in Hamilton say they have found a way to dissolve the rubber used in car tires, which could help keep what is typically...

Morneau says environment, protecting economy to be key focus of 2020 budget

TORONTO — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the environment will be an important focus of his upcoming federal budget. Morneau is in his downtown Toronto...
earthquake

Southwestern Quebec gets slight shaking from minor 3.4 magnitude earthquake

OTTAWA — Southwestern Quebec got a slight shaking from a minor earthquake early this morning. Earthquake Canada says the 3.4 magnitude tremor was detected at 5:38 a.m. in...
Michael Coteau

MPP Coteau unveils Northern Ontario policy paper

Thorough plan outlines goals to improve regional representation, protect the environment, create jobs and provide high-quality public service In the latest in a series of...