ONTARIO: Authorities urge caution after Markham mosquitoes test positive for West Nile

MARKHAM, Ont. — Authorities are urging caution after mosquitoes in the area of Markham, Ont., tested positive for the West Nile Virus. In a statement...
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More than 750 reports of Canadians receiving unrequested seeds: CFIA

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it has received reports from 750 people across the country regarding unrequested packages of seeds. The agency says the seeds...

Canada’s federal energy regulator names Indigenous advisory committee

OTTAWA — Canada's energy regulator has named a new advisory committee that aims to change how it interacts with Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The Indigenous advisory committee, which includes...

Provinces not moving fast enough to assess, mitigate flood risk: report

OTTAWA — A new report says provincial governments are not moving fast enough to protect homes and other buildings from the ravages of flooding. The report from...

‘Ice jacking’ caused CN Rail derailment, crude leak in northwestern Ontario

TORONTO — A freight-train derailment in northwestern Ontario that led to a significant oil spill this winter was caused by a phenomenon known as...

Swimming Advisory for Pointe Des Chenes

Algoma Public Health has issued a swimming advisory for Pointe Des Chenes located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Water samples are taken from Pointe...

Lake Superior Water Levels Well Above Normal

The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority (SSMRCA) is advising that Lake Superior water levels remain well above normal. There are observations, reports, and...

HHW to open July 13, City Landfill to begin Saturday schedule

The City of Sault Ste. Marie’s Household Hazardous Waste Depot (HHW) located at 402 Fifth Line East will open for the season on July...

Trans Mountain timeline: A look at key dates in the project’s history

OTTAWA — The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion cleared another legal hurdle Thursday when the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal to First...
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Ontario proposes new water bottling policies, more municipal power

TORONTO — Ontario is proposing to effectively give municipalities veto power over new water bottling permits and set new rules and priorities for taking groundwater. The...

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