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Feb 20th, 2012
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News release from  Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment abd other groups - February 20, 2012Vancouver – Leading public health physicians, environmental lawyers and academics warned today against haphazard federal attempts to undermine environmental reviews for projects like Enbridge...
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Feb 20th, 2012
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By Mary Ormsby Toronto Star Feb 18 2012It was a theft that also highlighted the vulnerability of the Ontario snapping turtle, a popular target of poachers and a creature at the hub of a hunters-versus-protectionists debate: the ancient, armoured snapping turtle is on the Canadian and provincial endan...
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Feb 16th, 2012
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By ROBIN MACLENNAN Barrie Examiner February 16 2012 The Huronia Woodland Owners’ Association is spearheading a program to plant another 1,500 trees across Simcoe County this spring. That would bring the total trees planted over the past six years to about 12,000. Read more ...
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Feb 14th, 2012
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By Cheryl Browne, Barrie Examiner February 13 2012 Wireless sensitivity is like a peanut allergy you can’t see. For the people who have it, it’s hell. But for everybody else, you’re just ruining a really good sandwich. Read more  CBC News : Ban Wi-Fi in classroom, Ontario teachers u...
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Dec 8th, 2011
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J-Source December 7 2011 The Canada-Europe Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) heads NewsWatch Canada’s 2011 list of underreported stories. Others iclude a lack of accountability by Canadian mining companies, the influence on legislation of corporate lobbying, violence against abo...
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Nov 30th, 2011
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NDP Environment Critic calls exercise a ‘farce,’ accuses government of already drafting legislative overhaul of EA process By Chris Plecash First Perspective November 28 2011 The House Environment Committee is winding down its statutory review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, a process t...
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Nov 29th, 2011
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MNR and MOE get only three quarters of a cent of every tax dollarLake Ontario Waterkeeper release November 29 2011Ontario's Environmental Commissioner says we're losing momentum on dealing with environmenal issues. “I have 30 years of environmental protection experience and I’m nervous about our situ...
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Nov 21st, 2011
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Students for a “swift” recovery BIRD STUDIES CANADA November 18 2011 Voting has begun for Shell’s FuellingChange™ Program, and Bird Studies Canada’s (BSC) project proposal, Students for a Swift Recovery, and we need your votes! If the proposal wins, BSC will have the resources needed to l...
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Nov 5th, 2011
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Manitoba Wildlands League November 4 2011 The Government of Canada has extended the comment period on the proposed “Recovery Strategy for Woodland Caribou” for an additional 120 days. Read more  Previous coverage ...
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Oct 31st, 2011
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A victory for Canadians’ right to speak up for environment By Jennifer Agnolin EcoJustice OCT 12, 2011 Ecojustice scored another win in the battle to protect Canadians’ right to speak up for the environment.  Read more ...