Category Archives: Sustainability

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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The U.S. stuffed waste from nuclear bomb tests under a dome on a Pacific island. Now, the dome is cracking open – National Post

A still from an overhead video view of the dome, as shot by an ABC News Australia team.ABC News Australia BY WASHINGTON POST ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: MAY 21, 2019 https://nationalpost.com/news/world/the-u-s-stuffed-waste-from-nuclear-bomb-tests-under-a-dome-on-a-pacific-island-now-the-dome-is-cracking-open

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Scientists discover China has been secretly emitting banned ozone-depleting gas | National Post

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL Jacob DubéJacob Dubé May 22, 2019 2:55 PM EDT https://nationalpost.com/news/world/scientists-discover-china-has-been-secretly-emitting-banned-ozone-depleting-gas

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NEW FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL RULES WILL ALLOW ‘INEVITABLE’ RELEASE OF ‘TREATED’ WASTE WATER FROM TOXIC TAR SANDS TAILINGS

FULL STORY: GLOBE AND MAIL @GLOBEANDMAIL Ottawa, Alberta eye looser rules for releasing oil-sands wastewater JEFF LEWIS ENVIRONMENT REPORTER PUBLISHED MAY 20, 2019 UPDATED MAY 20, 2019 @JEFFALEWIS1 Wikipedia — Commentary If the toxic tailings are dried and water treated … Continue reading

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