Canada’s testing helped U.S. Volkswagen probe, but still no legal action here

OTTAWA — Two years after Canadian government testing helped the United States go after Volkswagen for faking the results of diesel-engine emissions tests, Canada...

Dan Kachur; building Algoma’s mining history

Dan Kachur has been researching and exploring for the last 35 years, a part of Algoma history that has almost been forgotten. But with...

Pollution more deadly than smoking, AIDS and war, new report says

OTTAWA — Pollution kills more people around the world than war and infectious diseases, says a new report — proof, environmental lobbyists say, of...
News In Brief

Tuesday, October 10

Highlights from the news file for Tuesday, Oct. 10   POLL INDICATES MOST DON'T WANT 'CANADA FIRST' POLICY: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau headed to Washington Tuesday...
International Lake Superior Board of Control

Update on Lake Superior Outflows and Expected Conditions

The International Lake Superior Board of Control, under authority granted to it by the International Joint Commission (IJC), has set the Lake Superior outflow...

Places Worth Protecting: Send Your Photos of the Sault and Area!

As summer turns to fall and the colours begin to change, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is inviting you to post photos online...

Rail Travel and Tourism Opportunities in the North

From Sault Ste. Marie-Bawating, a historical landmark for Anishnabe (Ojibwa) and Missanabie (Cree) First Nations, French voyageurs, and English settlers alike, to Hearst, with...
Joannie and Jim

Algoma District School Board students play key role in protecting local wetlands

Earlier this year, students from White Pines’ House Building Program were key players in the construction and installation of a boardwalk which lays across...
blue green algae

Confirmed Blue Green Algae Bloom in Upper Island Lake

Laboratory results from a water sample submitted to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change confirmed the presence of a blue-green bloom in...
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Seven stories in the news for today, September 14th

JUSTICE MINISTERS TO DISCUSS FEDERAL POT PLAN: Marijuana legalization will be at the top of the agenda when Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould meets with...

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