Category Archives: Sustainability

The world is broken—and human kindness is the only solution – Macleans.ca

A photograph of the NZ PM embracing a Muslim woman reproduced by artist Loretta Lizzio as an 18-metre mural on a silo in Melbourne (Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) https://www.macleans.ca/society/the-world-is-broken-and-human-kindness-is-the-only-solution

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MB cosmetic pesticide ban leads to dandelion infestation plus info on more natural alternatives

Delineations in a Winnipeg park. Randall Paull/Global News https://globalnews.ca/news/5367221/manitoba-cosmetic-pesticide-ban-leads-to-dandelion-infestation/ Comments Dandelions bring nutrients up from the deeper soil. The rabbits eat them on my front lawn and a fake owl plus our cats let out peridically keep the rabbits out … Continue reading

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Canadian corporations dodged up to $11B in taxes in a year, CRA report finds | CBC

The Canada Revenue Agency found tax leakage with companies big and small in the report released Tuesday. (Chris Wattie/Reuters) Canadian corporations dodged up to $11B in taxes in a year, CRA report finds Commentary Long overdue to stop raising taxes … Continue reading

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How the U.S. EPA is Changing its Mercury Policy – IISD Experimental Lakes Area

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Grocery store finds cheeky way to move customers away from plastic bags | CTV News

The East West Market in Vancouver has started adorning its plastic bags with names of fake, embarrassing businesses in an effort to steer customers toward reusable options. https://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/grocery-store-finds-cheeky-way-to-move-customers-away-from-plastic-bags-1.4463673

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House approves year-long, fully paid parental leave from the Commons for MPs | CTV News

CTV News June 12 2019 https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/house-approves-year-long-fully-paid-parental-leave-from-the-commons-for-mps-1.4463452 Commentary With the net debt of the federal government over $.5 Trillion and annual deficits of over $30 Billion how is this sustainable? They don’t pay into EI so if they want maternity leave … Continue reading

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Locally produced and meat alternatives. Are they responsible and healthy options?

Andertoons It makes sense sometimes to buy local and other times not so much. There needs to be a balance and sometimes compromises need to be made. I go into this more below. There is many meat alternatives available now … Continue reading

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