From drywall to metal: Study finds gulls tough enough for landfill diet

Gulls at landfills are so common that their stomach contents are sometimes used to monitor plastic in the environment. But research out of Carleton University in Ottawa...

Biosolids plant needed says city staff

The need for a biosolids plant is far overdue said city staff at city council tonight. The waste produced from sanitary sewer systems at the...

Wayward Alaskan eagle monitored by researchers

VANCOUVER — Staff at a bird rehabilitation centre in Kamloops, B.C., typically don't know where their rescued animals originally came from, but a recently discovered golden eagle was...

Volunteers rush to beach to help whale: ‘I had to ask people to slow...

HALIFAX — Dozens of volunteers — including surfers, police, fisheries officials and passersby — raced to a Nova Scotia beach on New Year's Day...

Only hybrid or electric cars for cabinet as Ottawa aims to cut emissions

OTTAWA — The federal government is going to stop buying internal combustion cars for cabinet ministers starting next year, a new federal environment plan says. The...

Police report possible meteor landing in northern Ontario

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police in northern Ontario say a meteor may be responsible for a loud explosion that shook houses in a Thunder...

Government to move caribou facing wolf attacks off Michipicoten Island

The Ontario government plans to move endangered caribou off an island in Lake Superior by helicopter to save the animals from a pack of...

2018 needs to be year feds put flesh on bones of climate change framework

OTTAWA — One year ago, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got eight provinces and all three territories to agree to put a price on pollution...

Cancelling book signing raising concerns about freedom of speech

A Nova Scotia MLA is raising concerns about freedom of speech after a Toronto-based retail chain cancelled a local book signing amid controversy over the...
Terry Sheehan, MP

Feds Invests in Great Lakes Protection Initiative

Canada is committed to providing strong support to working collaboratively with the Government of Ontario and Indigenous Peoples for the protection and restoration of...

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