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Dec 5th, 2018
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Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk speaks to media. -National Observer photo By Fatima Syed National Observer An Ontario cabinet minister is vowing to bring in “more oversight” for the province’s oil and gas pipelines, following a damning audit that found the responsible government agency failed to...
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Dec 4th, 2018
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By Thomas Walkom Toronto Star In Poland, Canada and close to 200 other nations are making a last-ditch effort to save the world from devastating climate change. At home, the Canadian and Albertan governments are trying to salvage an industry that is one of this country’s largest emitters of the...
Nov 16th, 2018
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  Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe Dr. Dianne Saxe, Ontario’s environment commissioner, set the stage with a wide-ranging and frank overview, ‘Climate Changes Everything’ by: BarrieToday Staff Third Age Barrie, A Life Long Learning Association, continued to provide stimulating ...
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Sep 26th, 2018
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Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe Cap and trade funded sensible solutions to curb greenhouse gases and lower energy bills News release from the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Ontario must have a climate change law that drives down emissions while funding sensible solutions, says a new rep...
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Sep 12th, 2018
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Premier Doug Ford By Kate Harries AWARE News Network On September 11 2018, Greenpeace Canada filed suit against the Ford government on the grounds that its cap and trade legislation is illegal because it failed to go through the consultation required under Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights...
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Aug 9th, 2018
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  from Angela Bischoff Ontario Clean air Alliance Unsurprisingly, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has approved a ten-year extension to the aging Pickering Nuclear Station’s operating licence, meaning the plant could potentially operate until 2028. It took the CNSC less than five we...
Jul 4th, 2018
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AWARE News Network The Sustainability Network has released the result of an eight-month social network analysis of the most active agricultural and environmental organizations involved in Lake Simcoe basin stewardship. A final report and a recording of a 50 minute webinar that took place in late May ...
May 22nd, 2018
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“When I do a puzzle with my daughters, there is usually an elephant next to a giraffe next to a rhino. But if I was trying to give them a more realistic sense of the world, it would be a cow next to a cow next to a cow and then a chicken.”. (Photo: Ryan […]...
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Mar 1st, 2018
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Federal budget pays billions in fossil fuel subsidies, fails to protect water from Council of Canadians Tuesday, the Trudeau government released its budget, committing $3.3 billion dollars in fossil fuel subsidies, $600 million for the G7 summit meeting, but failed to commit urgently needed funds to ...
Feb 27th, 2018
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Lawyer expects inquiry would cost more than $1 million by John Edwards Collingwood Connection The Town of Collingwood is calling for a judicial inquiry into the events surrounding the sale of 50 per cent of the town’s hydro company in 2012. The town received a presentation on Monday from William McDo...