Food & Health

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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David Suzuki: Citizen scientists can help monarch butterflies

David Suzuki: Citizen scientists can help monarch butterflies

We can all help ensure monarch butterflies continue this wonderful journey every year.

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Environmental groups force Ottawa to review approval of pesticide products

Environmental groups force Ottawa to review approval of pesticide products

Conservation groups had to sue Canada’s Minister of Health to secure reviews of pesticides already banned in Europe.

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Excessive antibiotics in agriculture creating health crisis

Excessive antibiotics in agriculture creating health crisis

University of Calgary’s Aidan Hollis suggests user fees could effectively limit use of non-human antibiotics.

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Video: Salmon-Safe works with Farmers to protect wild Pacific salmon habitat

Video: Salmon-Safe works with Farmers to protect wild Pacific salmon habitat

Salmon-Safe works with farmers to encourage agricultural practices that protect wild Pacific salmon habitat and water quality.

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