Environment champions want voters to make climate their main priority this fall

OTTAWA — Two leading Canadian activists say voters need to think about climate change as if we are country at war against greenhouse-gas emissions. David Suzuki and...
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Ontario plans to launch five-year pilot project that allows e-scooters on roads

TORONTO — Ontario plans to run a five-year pilot that allows electric scooters on the province's roads. Driving an e-scooter on the road is currently illegal because the...

Ontario gas stations must have anti-carbon tax stickers posted by today

TORONTO — A law requiring gas station owners across Ontario to post anti-carbon tax stickers on their pumps came into force Friday, but the province said it...

Ontario takes legal fight over federal carbon tax to Supreme Court

TORONTO — Ontario is taking its fight against the federal carbon tax to the country's top court. Environment Minister Jeff Yurek says the province is...

Competition bureau investigating claims made by makers of ‘flushable’ wipes

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau of Canada is investigating the marketing practices of companies that make "flushable" wipes. Friends of the Earth Canada and EcoJustice...

Report of oil sheen near sunken Vessel

Coast Guard and local partners responding to report of sunken towing vessel and report of oil sheen in Northport Bay, MI. SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Michigan...

Brazil, Bolivia assessing needs after Canada offers $15M aid for Amazon fires

OTTAWA — A Canadian official says Brazil and other Amazon-basin countries are considering Canada's offer of $15 million and equipment to help fight the...

Sandra Oh narrates documentary about work of primatologist Jane Goodall

TORONTO — Sandra Oh has lent her voice to a feature-length documentary about the discoveries of Jane Goodall and the female scientists inspired by...

Canada’s climate plan not enough, entire G7 must do more report says

OTTAWA — A report card on the climate action plans of the world's wealthiest nations suggests not one of them is on track to...

Retail giants face pressure to change chemical-coated receipt paper

TORONTO — Some of Canada's biggest retailers say they've started testing alternatives to receipt paper that's coated in potentially dangerous chemicals, as pressure mounts...

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