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Ontario tree nursery to destroy millions of trees due to provincial cutbacks

TORONTO — One of the main nurseries for an Ontario tree planting program that's being scrapped by the province said it will likely have to destroy...

As U.S. lowers auto emissions standards, Canada is at a fuel efficiency crossroads

TORONTO — The federal government has started to give away money to encourage people to buy electric cars, but before long it will have...

Baloney Meter: is climate change increasing the cost of insurance in Canada?

OTTAWA — "We can see that climate change is causing an increase to the cost of insurance in this country." — Karen McCrimmon, parliamentary...

Doug Ford to meet with Jason Kenney at Ontario legislature

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford will meet with newly-elected Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at the Ontario legislature today. The Conservative premiers will meet for the...

Canadian Forces adapting as requests for disaster-related assistance grow

OTTAWA — The Canadian military says it is changing the way it answers calls for help in the face of growing demands for disaster-related assistance in...

May 2nd: Huron Shores Flood Update

Huron Shores Notice of Flood Watch, Closure of Cameron Rd. & Temporary Closure of Portion of Bolton River Rd. May 2/19 Update:  Public Works has...

Blind River Remains In Flood Warning

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Sault Ste. Marie District is advising Blind River area residents that a Flood Warning is in...

Health Canada warns victims of spring flooding about mould dangers

Health Canada is warning of the dangers of mould in homes and cottages hit by this year's spring flooding. Federal biologist Francis Lavoie says it's...

Ahead of Trudeau meeting, Kenney calls assessment bill a threat to unity

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says if the federal bill overhauling environmental assessments passes in its current form it will threaten Canadian unity...

Rising waters add urgency to disaster planning: ‘Been through so much’

OTTAWA — Flood waters were still rising around Ottawa Wednesday, even as officials talked of planning for a future of similar disasters — and Canada's...