Ontario anti-carbon tax ad mocked for sending opposite message when on mute

The Ontario government's latest salvo against the federal carbon tax is being mocked online for appearing to accidentally promote the very cause it hoped...

Bank of Canada identifies climate change as important economic weak spot

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is highlighting its expanding concerns about climate change and, for the first time, is listing it among the top weak spots for the economy...

Canadian inflation rises in April; gas prices strengthen from carbon pricing

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate picked up its pace in April — a month that saw stronger price pressures from gasoline in provinces that have new...

Liberals push Tories to show climate-policy hand with climate-change motion

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is pushing Parliament to declare that Canada is in a "climate change emergency." Her new motion, which is to be debated...

Environment lobby says senators letting Big Oil ‘run amok’ on assessment bill

OTTAWA — Environment advocates say Canadian senators are bowing to pressure from the energy industry to gut the government's environmental-assessment legislation. More than 130 amendments are...

NDP unveils parts of climate plan in motion as the Green Party edges closer

OTTAWA — NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says his party will cut Canada’s emissions almost in half over the next decade as he tries to...

Ontario creating task force to improve flooding resilience

TORONTO — Ontario is creating a task force on improving the province's resilience to flooding. Premier Doug Ford and Natural Resources Minister John Yakabuski say...

Controversial environment-review bill faces major changes in Senate as clock ticks

OTTAWA — Canadian senators are trying to make more than 100 amendments to the government's environmental-assessment bill that overhauls how major energy and transportation...

SSMRCA Flood Outlook Statement

The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority would like to issue a watershed conditions statement to residents in regard to current watershed conditions. The weather...

Citing concerns for flood victims, Ontario, Quebec opt out of alert-system test

OTTAWA — The country's two biggest provinces won't take part in what was supposed to be a nationwide testing of Canada's Alert Ready system...