New study is first full list of species that only exist in Canada

OTTAWA — For the first time, Canadian biologists have come up with a list of plants, insects and animals that don't exist in any...

Investigations, prosecutions for polluting in Canada down sharply since 2015

OTTAWA — Environment Canada has been doing fewer inspections, investigations and prosecutions over the last five years to enforce a law protecting people from toxic...

Ontario to start allowing backcountry camping as COVID-19 restrictions ease

TORONTO — Ontario will begin allowing campers to return to provincial parks on Monday. The province says backcountry camping will resume under physical distancing measures that...

The Road Hammers – Concert Cancelled/Rescheduled

In these uncertain times and the Government restrictions due to COVID-19, we regrettably must cancel the Road Hammers concert at The Machine Shop. The...

Watershed Condition Status – Flood Outlook Statement

Issued May 28, 2019 @ 07:45 pm The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority would like to issue a Flood Outlook Statement to residents regarding...

Heat wave forces cities, long-term care centres to rethink how to offer heat relief...

OTTAWA — A heat wave engulfing large swaths of Ontario and Quebec could spell tragedy for the people who are already most at risk...

Do You Have This In Your Yard?

In light of the pandemic, the annual Sault Ste. Marie Garlic Mustard Pull in Sutton Park will be cancelled, but citizens can help tackle...
Gardening

CEFA Offers French Online Beginner Gardening Workshop

Looking for something fun to do this summer? The Centre d’éducation et de formation pour adultes (CEFA) will run an online beginner gardening workshop, “Venez...

COVID-19 economic slowdown has cut air pollution in Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Environment Canada research scientists say the COVID-19-induced economic slowdown is leading to cleaner air in many Canadian cities. Chris McLinden and Debora Griffin say...

Pandemic to push back new climate targets, plastics ban, Wilkinson says

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says plans to beef up Canada's national climate action plan and ban some single-use plastics will likely be...

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