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Rare coastal wetlands protected on the north shore of Lake Superior

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners today announced the creation of a new 3,170-hectare (7,835-acre) protected area in northwestern Ontario. Black Bay...
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Sault – Superior East and St. Joseph Island

A short time ago, Environment Canada issued the following weather statement for our region. Alert issued at 2:34 pm Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Sault...

Ontario’s Government Shares Top Legislative Priorities for Upcoming Sitting

TORONTO — Upon the resumption of the legislature, the people of Ontario can expect to see urgent action to protect York University students from...

Russian rocket stage with toxic fuel to fall in Canadian Arctic

Another Russian rocket stage likely to be holding highly toxic fuel is slated to splash down in an environmentally sensitive area of the Canadian...

Ottawa urged to consider environmental impacts of legal marijuana

Dan Sutton always assumed cannabis had to be grown indoors. The former technology professional was new to the marijuana industry in 2012 when he founded...

Melting Arctic sea ice may be behind endless winter: scientists

Scientists suggest that too much winter across broad stretches of Canada is the result of not enough of it in the Arctic. An increasingly accepted...

Canadian space program scientists hoping for lift off in federal budget

OTTAWA — Canada's space research community is optimistic they will receive a boost in the federal budget set to land Tuesday. Liberal Finance Minister Bill...
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Stewardship and Sustainability. Questions arise in the push for a Ferrochrome Production Facility.

Noront Resources Chief Executive Director, Alan Coutts, announced in July, 2018 that the City of Sault Ste. Marie’s submission is one of two selected...

Wesdome fined for Tailings Spill – Added to Environmental Offenders Registry

On February 22, 2016, Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. was fined $175,000 in the Ontario Court of Justice after pleading guilty to contraventions of the...

It’s Birding Big Day This Weekend

On Saturday September 8th, take part in Birding Big Day, a friendly competition to see who can see the most bird species in one...