International Lake Superior Board of Control

Update on Lake Superior Outflows and Expected Conditions

Following wet conditions in October, drier and more seasonable conditions returned in November. Nonetheless, water levels of Lake Superior and Lake Michigan-Huron remain well...

Peregrine falcon no longer a threatened species after four decades

EDMONTON — For the first time in four decades, a bird known for its speed could be removed from the list of threatened species in most...
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Simpson St. reconstruction deferred; council disagrees

During city council's discussion on the capital budget tonight for 2018 and onwards, Simpson Street reconstruction deferral came up as a hot topic. City councilor...

Vast network of ice-age caves discovered under Montreal’s Saint-Leonard borough

MONTREAL — Only 10 metres below the streets and parks of a residential Montreal neighbourhood there lies a network of ice age caverns that no human had...

‘Historic agreement:’ Canada signs High Arctic commercial fishing ban

An international deal has been reached to prevent commercial fishing in the High Arctic for at least the next 16 years. "Canada has reached an historic...

Agency says US, Canada fall short on protecting Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Despite recent improvements, the U.S. and Canada have a long way to go toward ridding the Great Lakes of pollution...

Info on mercury contamination in Ontario First Nation not forthcoming: Rae

OTTAWA — Former federal Liberal leader Bob Rae says he was unaware during his tenure as Ontario premier that there was likely ongoing mercury contamination...

‘These things are costing us:’ Arctic climate change affecting the south

An international summary of five year's worth of research on Arctic climate change concludes the top of the world is getting warmer faster than anyone...

TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

TransCanada Corp. says its Keystone pipeline has leaked an estimated 795,000 litres of oil in Marshall County, S.D. The company (TSX:TRP) says its crews shut...

Opinion: Ferrochrome plant needs public awareness

So you may have seen our story on November 6 that the community is entering the next phase to secure a ferrochrome processing plant. I...

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