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News release from the Peaceful Parks Coalition - Jabuary 8 2010 In October 2010, Peaceful Parks discovered the Legislation Act.  http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_06l21_e.htm#BK83 ...
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By Al Lehmann North Terrace Standard January 04, 2011The inadequacies of financial accounting are a more or less open secret today, particularly that aspect of dealing with costs. In the past we were able to get away with taking advantage of externalities (transferring costs of doing business to the ...
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Jan 9th, 2011
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By MARK BITTMAN  New York Times December 31, 2010“Revolutionary” diet books flood the market this time of year, promising a life changed permanently and for the better — yes, in just 10 to 30 days! — but, as everyone knows, the key to eating better begins with a diet of real food. The problem is, [&h...
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By JAMES GORMAN  Reuters December 31, 2010There’s a new shift in the politics of food, not quite a movement yet, more of an eco-culinary frisson. But it may have staying power; the signs and portents are there. Vegans, freegans, locavores — meet the invasivores. Tasty Menace: The lionfish, a destruct...
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Dec 16th, 2010
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Krystyn Tully, Waterkeeper Weekly December 13 2010The Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development released his annual report on December 7, and the information is pretty grim for Canadian waterways....
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Dec 16th, 2010
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Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development’s Opening StatementFall 2010 Report Press Conference—7 December 2010Good morning. Our Report today examines a number of areas, ranging from oil spills from ships to fresh water monitoring and climate change impacts. It points to some common ...
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Dec 7th, 2010
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Democracy Now – December 6 2010Maude Barlow: With Only Market-Based Solutions on the Table “The Continued Destruction of the Earth…Can Go on Quite Happily” Video interview...
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Nov 20th, 2010
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By Mark Haddock and Chris Tollefson Vancouver Sun November 14 2010Ottawa’s rejection of the Prosperity Mine did more than just stop an ill-conceived plan to destroy Fish Lake. The decision also vividly demonstrates the problems with British Columbia’s environmental assessment law.The plan...
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Sep 20th, 2010
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News release - Canada Newswire --Sep, 17, 2010 TORONTO -- Less than six weeks to go before Ontario's municipal elections, a new non-partisan election campaign was launched today by Environmental Defence and the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance. The Vote Smart campaign is polling candidates on environmental...
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Jul 10th, 2010
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By Ian McInroy Barrie Examiner July 10 2010Long-term provincial efforts to reduce phosphorus levels in the lake will go a long way to restoring fish populations, experts say. ...