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Asthma is the most common chronic disease of children in Canada, affecting 12.5 per cent of children. In the past decade, studies have linked asthma...


A Mandate for the Environment

Posted by kbrooks in
Mandate letter to Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
Yesterday, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released her mandate letters. These set priorities for her ministers and ministries as part of her...

From melting ice caps to loss of habitat, life isn’t easy in the Arctic. And it’s only getting worse thanks to the widespread presence of...

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Ontario’s Greenbelt aims to protect sensitive natural areas and farmland. But Ontario is planning a highway that would cut through the...


A Climate of Hope

Posted by sbowman in Tar Sands
Sunday, New York City, 12:58 pm. A hush fell over a crowd of hundreds of thousands. Hands raised in the air for one minute of silence, one minute to...

Today world leaders are meeting in New York to discuss the fight against climate change. Over 120 heads of state have accepted U.N. Secretary General...

Debris clogging equipment at wastewater treatment plant collected after an hour
Last Friday, a group of septic system workers (MESUG) held an event to draw attention to the impact that so-called “flushable wipes” are...

Largest Climate March In History
Over 100,000 people are expected to attend the People’s Climate March in New York City. Thousands more will join community events across North...

Less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama won the presidency back in 2008, several of Prime Minister Harper’s ministers stated that...


Blowout toxics from your salon!

Posted by mgriffinangus in Toxic Nation
Blowout toxics from your salon! While focusing on shellac manicures and the blow-out, most people don’t think of the potential health impacts...