NASA wants Canadian boots on the moon as first step in deep space exploration

OTTAWA — The head of the U.S. space agency says he wants to see Canadian astronauts walking on the moon before long, as part of a first...

No G20 member has climate plan strong enough to meet Paris targets: report

OTTAWA — Canada's push to be an international leader in the fight against climate change may be hampered by a distinction that it produces the most per-person greenhouse...

New gas plants should pay carbon levy on all emissions by 2030, advocates say

OTTAWA — Climate-change advocates and renewable-fuel producers want Ottawa to make sure natural-gas power plants have to pay a price for every ounce of their...

Ottawa plans to give climate funds directly to Ontario institutions, businesses

MILTON, Ont. — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the federal government plans to disburse money from a climate fund directly to Ontario institutions and...

Spy service says federal pipeline purchase seen as ‘betrayal’ by many opponents

OTTAWA — Canada's spy agency says many members of the environmental and Indigenous communities see the federal purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline as a...
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Historic Wildland Fire Season Officially Ends

Today marks the end of this year's wildland fire season — a season unlike anything this province experienced in over a decade. With more than...

Ontario government passes legislation to scrap cap and trade

TORONTO — The Ontario government passed legislation Wednesday to repeal the province's cap-and-trade system, putting the final nail in the coffin of a program...

Global wildlife populations dropped by 60 per cent in 40 years: WWF

TORONTO — The World Wildlife Fund says Canadian wildlife are not exempt from what it describes as a "global biodiversity crisis" that is devastating worldwide animal...

OP-Ed on Via Rail Canada. “Those of us not privy to what was going...

by Chris West and Eric Boutilier Forty years ago, today (Monday, October 29), VIA Rail Canada was born as an operating railway when it assumed...

Ontario researcher pinpoints burial site of officer from Franklin Expedition

An Ontario researcher has used modern technology to clearly identify the final resting place of an officer from the Franklin Expedition, adding fresh information to...