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Northern Gateway: Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

Northern Gateway: Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

First Nations and environmental groups gear up for court battles in the wake of federal cabinet’s decision on Northern Gateway.

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National Energy Board faces legal challenge over new rules on public hearings

National Energy Board faces legal challenge over new rules on public hearings

New National Energy Board rules limiting public input on Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion facing a legal challenge.

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BC’s New Prosperity Mine rejected again by federal government

BC’s New Prosperity Mine rejected again by federal government

Environmental groups applaud the New Prosperity Mine rejection as a huge win for human rights and natural ecosystems.

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Environmental Commissioner: Where is Ontario’s “Culture of Conservation?”

Environmental Commissioner: Where is Ontario’s “Culture of Conservation?”

Environmental Commissioner says the Ontario government appears to have forgotten one of the important goals of its own Green Energy and Green Economy Act.

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Climate Change to have major effects on Prairies

Climate Change to have major effects on Prairies

In honour of Earth Day on April 22, the Saskatchewan Research Council is educating the public on what this will mean for the Prairie provinces.

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GreenHeroes: Musicians, hockey players and NASCAR drivers protecting the planet

GreenHeroes: Musicians, hockey players and NASCAR drivers protecting the planet

In early September 2011, ClimateSpark, a green innovation initiative run by the Toronto Atmospheric Fund, probed Toronto for 10 great ideas to reduce the city’s climate impact.

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Leading experts respond to outcome of UN climate talks in Cancun

Leading experts respond to outcome of UN climate talks in Cancun

Cancun – The UN climate talks have ended in Cancun and leading experts from diverse organizations in Canada have responded as follows:

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Tips for Eating Local in Winter

Tips for Eating Local in Winter

During the summer months many enjoy taking the challenge of eating locally. It’s a great way to support your community farmers and eat fresh food, free of preservatives. There is no better way to support your local economy and gain control over what you actually consume. It may seem challenging enough in the warmer months […]

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Minister John Baird’s coal confusion

Minister John Baird’s coal confusion

Cancun – Environment Minister John Baird is arriving at the UN climate talks confused about what Canada is and is not doing to combat global warming. Leading organizations from across the country are calling on the Canadian government to come clean on misleading claims that Canada has banned coal-fired electricity generation.

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Lack of federal leadership hinders progress on environmental issues

Lack of federal leadership hinders progress on environmental issues

The federal government is not keeping its commitments to take the lead in protecting the environment and moving toward sustainable development, says Scott Vaughan, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development.

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