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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Goodall backs senator’s proposed law to protect captive animals, ban elephant ivory

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OTTAWA — Sen. Murray Sinclair says he has teamed up with primatologist Jane Goodall to propose a law to protect captive animals and ban...

Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

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OTTAWA — Oil and gas companies that use federal cash to help cut methane emissions from their operations won't have to repay every penny...

A Biden presidency could mean good news for Canadian environment policy: observers

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OTTAWA — The day after Americans go to the polls to choose their next president, the United States will become the first and only...

Focus on infrastructure, involve community to fix reserve water issues: observers

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The evacuation of a remote Ontario First Nation over the latest development in a decades-long water crisis has highlighted the need to focus on...

Transport Canada’s dangerous-goods registry has outdated, missing data: audit

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OTTAWA — Transport Canada isn't always following up when it finds safety violations in the movement of dangerous goods and still doesn’t have the...
Supreme Court of Canada

Local Environmentalist Group Wins Supreme Court of Canada Case

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Supreme Court of Canada threw out a damages claim for millions from local developers against a local group of environmentalists. The Pointes Protection Association (PPA)...

NDP demands Ford does not appeal carbon stickers ruling

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TORONTO — Official Opposition Energy and Climate Crisis critic Peter Tabuns released this statement in response to the Ontario Superior Court ruling that Doug Ford’s anti-carbon price stickers are...

Cleaner LNG one answer to climate change crisis, O’Regan tells investors

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OTTAWA — Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan is making a pitch to global energy investors that Canadian LNG is their best choice to invest...
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Watershed Condition Status – Flood Outlook Statement

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Issued September 03, 2020 @ 1:00 pm The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority would like to issue a watershed conditions statement to residents regarding...
Arctic Ocean

Increase in freshwater in Arctic Ocean could affect global climate systems

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There is more freshwater in the Arctic Ocean and climate change is the reason, according to a new study. Alexandra Jahn, the lead author of...