Regions brace to fight rising flood waters and cases of COVID-19

OTTAWA — The last couple of years have taken on a biblical tone in the rural Pontiac region of Quebec. The small community of about 6,000 has recovered from five natural...

Watershed Condition Status – Flood Outlook

Issued March 27, 2020 @ 3:00 pm The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority would like to issue a watershed conditions statement to residents regarding...

COVID-19 and Sewers – To avoid a Sewage Back-up don’t treat your toilet like...

Canadian municipalities urge their residents to think about what they flush There is never a good time for a toilet to back-up in your home,...

Ontario shutters provincial parks due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Ontario is closing provincial parks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks says it decided to shutter...
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Supreme Court postpones hearing on constitutionality of federal carbon tax

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has postponed until at least June hearing a constitutional challenge of the federal government's carbon tax. The top court...

Joe Biden: Interview with Branko Marcetic

Joe Biden’s popularity over Bernie Sanders is growing daily. These recent developments concern progressives within the Democratic Party. This week, I interviewed Branko Marcetic...

2020 Upper and Lower Lake Committee Meetings Cancelled Due To COVID-19

After thorough consideration and consultation with partners, the Great Lakes Fishery Commission announced today that the 2020 Upper and Lower Lake Committee meetings have...

Environment leaders say feds need to push sustainability as budget nears

OTTAWA — Environment leaders are warning the federal Liberals not to turn away from their plan to build the next federal budget around climate change, despite...

Ontario unveils new flooding strategy, but minister mum on funding

MINDEN, Ont. — Ontario's new flooding strategy is focusing on increasing public awareness and preparedness. Natural Resources Minister John Yakabuski says the strategy builds on...

GFL Environmental going ahead with initial public offering at US$19 per share

TORONTO — GFL Environmental Inc. is moving ahead with an initial public offering after plans to take the company public were cancelled late last...

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