Northern residents need bigger rebates to offset carbon tax: Nunavut premier

OTTAWA — The premier of Nunavut says Canadians living in the North should receive higher rebates to compensate for the federal carbon tax than...

Ontario adviser reports on flood mitigation; province doesn’t commit to funds

TORONTO — Ontario's special adviser on flooding has published 66 recommendations to improve the province's resiliency to floods, but the government isn't saying if...
microplastics

Action needed now as microplastics accumulate in Great Lakes: Ontario researcher

An Ontario researcher is calling on society to take swift action to solve the growing problem of plastics accumulating in the Great Lakes. Gail Krantzberg,...

Hiking carbon tax to $210 cheapest way to hit Canada’s climate targets: commission

OTTAWA — The Ecofiscal Commission says quadrupling Canada's carbon price by 2030 is the easiest and most cost-effective way for the country to meet its...

Public Safety once again a sprawling portfolio of pressing concerns

OTTAWA — Just over a year ago, Bill Blair took the reins of a new federal ministry — border security and organized crime reduction —...

Bank of Canada governor Poloz says climate change poses risks to financial systems

TORONTO — Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says the institution is developing new models to try and understand the significant consequences climate change could have...

Toxic algae, climate change, bad policy: Scientists say fresh water under threat

HAMILTON — Canada's top water scientists say the country is kidding itself if it believes it will always have plenty of fresh water whenever and wherever needed. A...

Justin Trudeau to name new ministers for minority mandate Wednesday

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau will unveil his new cabinet tomorrow afternoon. The Governor General's office says the official swearing-in ceremony at Rideau Hall will begin at 1:30 p.m. Eastern...
electricity

Ontario spent $231 million to tear up green energy deals: Walker

TORONTO — Ontario spent $231 million last year to tear up over 750 renewable energy contracts. Associate Energy Minister Bill Walker defended the cost today, blaming the...

Overhauling Canada’s toxic chemicals law should be priority: advocate

OTTAWA — A new report says retailers in Canada are lagging behind American companies in removing hazardous chemicals from their products. Muhannad Malas, of the...

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