City Studying the Elimination of Plastic Bags

Councillor Gardi introduced a motion to the City Council for the elimination of plastic bags from Sault retailers. Most plastic bags come from grocery...

Another 69 Canadians headed to help fight bushland fires in Australia

OTTAWA — Another 69 Canadians are heading to Australia this week to help fight the country's worst bush fires in recent memory. Foreign Affairs Minister...

A look at various ways to ease the environmental footprint of 2020 travel

TORONTO — It was a recent trip to Australia during the country's devastating wildfires that got Paul Winston thinking seriously about changing his globetrotting...
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Hamilton scientists find way to dissolve, recycle rubber from car tires

Scientists in Hamilton say they have found a way to dissolve the rubber used in car tires, which could help keep what is typically...

Morneau says environment, protecting economy to be key focus of 2020 budget

TORONTO — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the environment will be an important focus of his upcoming federal budget. Morneau is in his downtown Toronto...

Southwestern Quebec gets slight shaking from minor 3.4 magnitude earthquake

OTTAWA — Southwestern Quebec got a slight shaking from a minor earthquake early this morning. Earthquake Canada says the 3.4 magnitude tremor was detected at 5:38 a.m. in...
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MPP Coteau unveils Northern Ontario policy paper

Thorough plan outlines goals to improve regional representation, protect the environment, create jobs and provide high-quality public service In the latest in a series of...
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Christmas tree collection ends Saturday

Residents of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario are reminded that Saturday January 11th is the last day to drop off your Christmas tree at Clean...

GFL Environmental to buy Michigan-based American Waste for US$380 million

TORONTO — GFL Environmental Inc. says it has reached a deal to buy Michigan-based American Waste for US$380 million. The Toronto-area company says in U.S....

New sci-fi series ‘Endlings’ has eerily prescient extinction theme

TORONTO — Amid climate crisis concerns and youth activism from the likes of Greta Thunberg, it was a given that the conservation message in the new...

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