Environmental News

A tug boat is dwarfed by the coastal mountains along Chilkoot Inlet at Skagway, Alaska, in this file photo from26 June 2013.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Canada-US Plan Closer Arctic Cooperation

(OTTAWA, ON) – In March, US President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau announced a new partnership to embrace opportunities and confront challenges in the…


The West Montrose "kissing Bridge" is seen in this file photo from 13 November 2010.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Poll Supports Securing Water Sources

(ELORA, ON) – Two-thirds of Ontarians want Nestlé to sell its Elora well to the Township of Centre Wellington. These are the findings of a…


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Canadian Company Greening GM

(DETROIT, MI) – General Motors is in the midst of transforming itself from a traditional automotive company to a business that will redefine personal mobility….


The Parliament Buildings and the Ottawa River are seen on 18 October 2010.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Ottawa First For Water Quality

(OTTAWA, ON) – Today, Ericsson and Rogers Communications announced their participation in Ottawa’s Innovation Pilot Program with a Connected Water solution that supports an early…


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Angry Inuk At WIFF

(TORONTO, ON) – Do you remember Paul McCartney being invited to watch the clubbing of those cute white seal pups? Indeed, it was a brutal…



Federal Liberal leader, Justin Trudeau arrives at Caesars Windsor after giving a speech to party faithful at the Ciociaro Club early in the evening 21 January 2015.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Trudeau Heading To The UN

(OTTAWA, ON) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that he will travel to New York, between September 19 and 20, to lead Canada’s delegation…



The Thames River.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Working To Reduce Algae Blooms

(CHATHAM, ON) – The Thames River’s connection to algae in the Great Lakes is sparking local action. Around Lake Erie, work continues to solve the…


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Enbridge Disputes Source Of Odour

By Ian Shalapata (SARNIA, ON) – After reports regarding an unknown substance in the area of Plank Road and Moreland Road, in Sarnia, police shut…