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Great Lakes to Greenbelt to Great North

Great Waterfront Trail Adventure launches the Northern expansion of the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail Later this month wheels will be in motion for the 12th...

Lyme-infected ticks are so common in parts of Canada, testing no longer done

OTTAWA — Lyme disease has settled so deeply into parts of Canada many public health units now just assume if you get bitten by a...

Black-bear parts, anteaters among wildlife seizures during Cdn enforcement blitz

OTTAWA — Environment Canada says officers seized dozens of black-bear parts, diet pills made from endangered African plants and the bodies of two scaly anteaters as part of...

Ontario has the highest number of cases of Lyme disease in the country

Now that the Legislative Assembly has risen for the summer, MPPs can finally dust off from our battles in Queen’s Park and catch our...
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Chicks are a hatching at École Saint-Joseph, Wawa!

After 21 days of anxiously waiting, students from Ms. Monique Gendron’s kindergarten class observed the hatching of three small chicks at school on May...
Woodland Caribou

Old storybook tells tale of children’s concern for caribou

Students created the book to express their fear that coastal caribou could disappear Thunder Bay, May 17, 2019 – The recent discovery of a children’s...
Piping Plover

High water in Great Lakes spells trouble for endangered bird

EAST LANSING, Mich. — High water in the Great Lakes may spell trouble for the piping plover, an endangered bird that builds its nests...

Canadian military unfazed by ‘fishy’ beluga whale suspected of spying for Russia

OTTAWA — Norway may be wondering about the porpoise of a beluga whale found in its waters sporting a Russian harness, but Canadian defence...
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Forests Ontario Intends to Continue to Plant Trees and Speak for the Forest

Despite the recent Ontario government announcement to cut the 50 Million Tree program, Forests Ontario expects to find a way, with existing and new...

Canada banning oil, gas and mining from marine protected areas

OTTAWA — The oil and gas industry has worn out its welcome in Canadian marine conservation areas. Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson today is announcing a total...