Food & Health

First Nations Bring Mercury-Contaminated Fish to BC Legislature to Protest Site C Dam

First Nations Bring Mercury-Contaminated Fish to BC Legislature to Protest Site C Dam

Chiefs from two First Nations bring 200 pounds of contaminated bull trout from BC’s Crooked River system in a demonstration on provincial legislature against the controversial $9 billion Site C dam.

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Environmental groups back in court over pesticide banned in Norway but permitted in Canada

Environmental groups back in court over pesticide banned in Norway but permitted in Canada

The federal government is unlawfully shielding from review pest control products containing a pesticide banned in Norway, environmental groups say.

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More bad news for bees: The new “F” word

More bad news for bees: The new “F” word

Putting bees and ecosystem functioning at risk endangers us all. It’s time to find a better way.

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David Suzuki: Prescription for health is to fight global warming

David Suzuki: Prescription for health is to fight global warming

If we want to protect our health, our children’s and grandchildren’s health, and the natural systems that keep us alive, we must act now.

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Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Canada has no standard for more than 100 substances regulated by at least one other comparison country.

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David Suzuki: It’s time to save the bees and ban neonic pesticides

David Suzuki: It’s time to save the bees and ban neonic pesticides

It’s the government’s duty to protect us from potentially harmful chemicals. With neonics, the science is clear.

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An alternative to GMO foods in local farms

Twerking! Freaks of the Garden Sale Mountain Style Hailey, Idaho.  

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Fish farm licences challenged in Federal Court

Fish farm licences challenged in Federal Court

Transfer provisions are unlawful and must be struck down, Ecojustice lawyers argue.

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Mercury in Canada’s Arctic: Why we should be paying closer attention

Mercury in Canada’s Arctic: Why we should be paying closer attention

New study finds increased mercury level Arctic marine birds due to climate change.

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Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Report concludes that odours from bitumen tanks in Peace River are causing health issues for nearby residents.

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