blue green algae

Potential blue-green algae bloom in Cloudy Lake

Algoma Public Health is advising residents and visitors of a potential blue-green algae bloom in Cloudy Lake in Echo Bay. Blue-green algae are naturally found...

Understanding weather risks for home insurance as premiums, coverage shift

TORONTO — As the immediate impacts of hurricane Dorian fade from the East Coast, its effects on home insurance profiles will linger on. The claims...

Some Canadian schools, colleges move to accommodate climate strikes

TORONTO — Students in Canada are expected to participate in climate events beginning this Friday, and some school boards are moving to allow — even encourage — them to miss...

Research investment supports innovations to help keep farm animals healthy

Ontario's government is supporting agriculture innovation by investing in research on livestock nutrition, biosecurity and production to help keep our farm animals healthy and...

‘Friends of Science’ thanks Elections Canada for warning on climate-change talk

OTTAWA — A Calgary organization that argues climate change is nothing close to a global emergency says Elections Canada is right to keep a close eye...
Assemble of First Nations

AFN outlines First Nations election priorities ahead of fall vote

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations is outlining its election priorities for Canada's First Nations, with less than a week before the federal campaign...

Threats, abuse move from online to real world, McKenna now requires security

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says she was recently walking outside a movie theatre with her children when a car slowly pulled to...

Ontario judge sets $150 fine for not posting anti-carbon tax stickers

TORONTO — The fine for gas stations that refuse to put up mandatory anti-carbon-price stickers is lower than the Ford government wanted. Ontario's chief justice...

Lawsuit says forcing gas stations to display anti-carbon tax stickers is illegal

TORONTO — A civil rights group is asking the courts to declare an Ontario law mandating anti-carbon tax stickers on gas pumps to be illegal. The...

Federal Court of Appeal to rule on letting pipeline challenges proceed

OTTAWA — The Federal Court of Appeal is to reveal today whether a new set of legal challenges to the Trans Mountain pipeline project can...