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Climate Change Hits Canada Twice as Hard as Other Countries

Concordia researchers have created an app to fight fear-mongering and misinformation.
Anne Gaviola
4.1.19
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There Was A Dramatic Drop in Wildlife Protection Under Stephen Harper’s Majority Government

Scientists say Stephen Harper and co. treated the endangered animals file 'with neglect'
Brigitte Noël
1.4.16
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Northwest Territories Looking at Another Record-Breaking Summer of Forest Fires

Fire crews are already experiencing fatigue and have had to take time off.
Meagan Wohlberg
6.4.15
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Local Governments Say Feds' Response to Vancouver Fuel Spill Was Too Slow

Politicians blamed each other for delayed spill response last week, as many popular Vancouver beaches remain closed.
Sarah Berman
4.15.15
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Mount Polley Mine’s Headquarters Raided Six Months After Massive Spill

Four government agencies executed four search warrants as part of a joint investigation into the mining disaster. Meanwhile, Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine in northern BC started digging.
Sarah Berman
2.6.15
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The Harper Government Is Derailing a NAFTA Investigation into Tar Sands Pollution

If this is Environment Canada's attempt to deflect attention away from Alberta's pollution record, um, it's not working.
Sarah Berman
1.14.15
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New Oil and Gas Pipelines Could Pose a Serious Threat to Canada’s North West

“This is not a feasible project. There’s too much opposition to it and we’re really not willing to risk our territories, our waters, for projects that aren’t even economically sound."
Michael Toledano
10.14.14
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The Canadian Government Has Forbidden Meteorologists to Discuss Climate Change

Not long after Stephen Harper was first elected as Prime Minister in 2006, his Conservative government began earning a reputation for muzzling and silencing scientists. The latest salvo in this war was revealed this week, as a series of newly...
Geoff Dembicki
5.30.14
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Environment Canada Thinks Genetically Modified Salmon Eggs Are A-OK

Last November, Environment Canada put their mutant foot forward and approved genetically modified, all-female salmon eggs to be harvested in Canada. As you might imagine, this is not going over well.
Keith Race
4.3.14