bottled water

Ontario proposes new water bottling policies, more municipal power

TORONTO — Ontario is proposing to effectively give municipalities veto power over new water bottling permits and set new rules and priorities for taking groundwater. The...

Poll suggests how abortion, climate policies affect support for Conservatives

OTTAWA — A failure to clearly articulate positions on social conservative issues and a weak climate change plan are often cited as reasons the...

OPG pulls plug on plan to bury nuclear waste near the Lake Huron shoreline

TORONTO — Ontario's public generating company has pulled the plug on its plan to bury hazardous radioactive waste near the Lake Huron shoreline. The utility...

‘Salmon cannon’ up and running at B.C. landslide, though fish slow to arrive

OTTAWA — A pump system dubbed the salmon cannon is up and running along a remote stretch of British Columbia's Fraser River in order...

GFL Environmental signs US$835-million deal to buy assets in 10 U.S. states

VAUGHAN, Ont. — GFL Environmental Inc. has signed a deal to buy a portfolio of integrated solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal assets...
rain flood outlook

Watershed Condition Status – Flood Outlook

Issued June 22, 2020 @ 01:30 pm The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority would like to issue a watershed conditions statement to residents regarding...

Lake Superior water levels remain well above normal

Shoreline Conditions Statement – Lake Superior Flood Outlook Issued June 22, 2020@ 3:30 pm The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority (SSMRCA) is advising that Lake...

Feds relaxing new fuel standards in short term, but making them tougher by 2030

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is scaling back the government's planned Clean Fuel Standard in the short term to give the fossil fuel...

National parks to open campgrounds for existing reservations next week

OTTAWA — The federal environment minister says Canadians who have campground reservations in some national parks will be allowed to pitch their tents and pull in their...

Feds, farmers, remain far apart over impact of carbon tax on grain growers

OTTAWA — The federal government says its analysis of the impact the carbon tax is having on grain farmers is based on numbers provided by the...