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Jan 16th, 2017
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Acclaimed Canadian author lays out dirty back story of fossil fuel industry and government By Warren Bell National Observer Jessica Ernst, the biologist who on Friday, lost a split decision in the Supreme Court of Canada over suing the Alberta Energy Regulator, is no ordinary person. And she hasnR...
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Aug 21st, 2016
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Shoutout to Eden Mills ON – mentioned in last paragraph By TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG New York Times ASHTON HAYES, England — This small village of about 1,000 people looks like any other nestled in the countryside. But Ashton Hayes is different in an important way when it comes to one of the world’s m...
Apr 30th, 2016
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By Mehreen Shahid, Orillia Packet & Times A Port Severn gas station could soon become an electric-car charging point. Jagdish Kang, owner and operator of Jag’s Petro-Canada Fuel and Convenience, applied for a grant through Ontario’s Green Investment Fund and has been approved for $130...
Apr 20th, 2016
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        Coal-Free Ontario with Morgan Freeman From the Ontario Clean Air Alliance The leadership of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance in helping Ontario to become the first jurisdiction to end the use of coal-fired electricity for health and environmental reasons has not gone unnotic...
In Energy
Apr 8th, 2016
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from Angela Bischoff Ontario Clean Air Alliance On Wednesday Ontario’s Opposition Leader, Patrick Brown, asked Premier Wynne to call a Commission of Inquiry into her Government’s political fundraising practices. According to Mr. Brown, “The people of Ontario need to know if government contracts and g...
Mar 31st, 2016
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By Andrew Philips Barrie Examiner COLLINGWOOD — The saga surrounding Collingwood’s controversial decision to sell half of its utility several years ago adds another chapter Thursday. As a mammoth freedom of information (FOI) report shines a steady spotlight on nearly year-long corresponde...
Mar 11th, 2016
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Looking back: A woman holds her dog as they are scanned for radiation in March 2011 at a scanning centre for residents living close to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. By Linda Pentz Gunter The Ecologist Five years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster began to unfold, the searing psychologi...
In Barrie
Mar 9th, 2016
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From Georgian College website  David Suzuki in President’s Thought Leadership Speaker Series This series brings Canadian heroes, popular personalities and innovative industry partners to Georgian campuses to share their experiences and advice with students, alumni, donors and friends of the college. ...
In Energy
Feb 29th, 2016
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How endangered Little Brown Bats and Blanding’s Turtles stalled another wind-turbine project in Prince Edward County By: Jim Coyle Toronto Star Blessed are the small and humble, for they, it seems, shall halt wind turbines. In the latest instalment of the epic machine vs. nature struggle being ...
In Energy
Feb 29th, 2016
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Township plans to appeal wind project By Elliot Ferguson, Kingston Whig-Standard PLEVNA — North Frontenac Township is to appeal any large-scale wind energy project approved for the township. Township council agreed on Friday that an appeal to the Environmental Review Tribunal would be pursued i...