Flood Watch for Sault Ste. Marie District – Goulais River

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Sault Ste. Marie District is advising area residents that a Flood Watch is in effect for...

PM, Scheer among MPs to donate pay hike to charities during COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer are among the MPs who are promising to donate an automatic increase in their...

Regions brace to fight rising flood waters and cases of COVID-19

OTTAWA — The last couple of years have taken on a biblical tone in the rural Pontiac region of Quebec. The small community of about 6,000 has recovered from five natural...

Watershed Condition Status – Flood Outlook

Issued March 27, 2020 @ 3:00 pm The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority would like to issue a watershed conditions statement to residents regarding...

COVID-19 and Sewers – To avoid a Sewage Back-up don’t treat your toilet like...

Canadian municipalities urge their residents to think about what they flush There is never a good time for a toilet to back-up in your home,...

Supreme Court postpones hearing on constitutionality of federal carbon tax

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has postponed until at least June hearing a constitutional challenge of the federal government's carbon tax. The top court...

Environment leaders say feds need to push sustainability as budget nears

OTTAWA — Environment leaders are warning the federal Liberals not to turn away from their plan to build the next federal budget around climate change, despite...

Ontario unveils new flooding strategy, but minister mum on funding

MINDEN, Ont. — Ontario's new flooding strategy is focusing on increasing public awareness and preparedness. Natural Resources Minister John Yakabuski says the strategy builds on...

Trudeau to meet provincial, territorial leaders amid heightened tensions

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit down with provincial and territorial leaders on March 13 to wrestle with some of the thorny...

Canada pumps nearly 900 billion litres of raw sewage into waterways since 2013

OTTAWA — Canada's old-fashioned city sewer systems dumped nearly 900 billion litres of raw sewage into this country's waterways over five years, enough to fill up an...