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Ontario court strikes down move by Ford government to cancel massive wind farm project – The Globe and Mail

A wind turbine, part of the EDP Renewable’s Nation Rise Wind Farm, is seen in the Municipality of North Stormont, on Jan. 30, 2020. JEFF GRAYQUEEN’S PARK REPORTER PUBLISHED MAY 14, 2020 JUSTIN TANG/THE GLOBE AND MAIL The decision also … Continue reading

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Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands during pandemic

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor oil sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alta., September 17, 2014. Todd Korol/Reuters Carol Scott The Canadian Press Published May 14, 2020 The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of … Continue reading

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Alberta to rewrite oil sands tailings ponds regulations

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, September 17, 2014. Alberta’s toxic tailings ponds have become an emblem of what critics view as the energy industry’s disregard for the environment. © … Continue reading

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Manitoba students last in Canada in science and math, second last in reading | CBC News

Results show Manitoba doing worse in all three categories than in previous years Kristin Annable · CBC News · Posted: Dec 03, 2019 The PISA 2018 assessment tests the capabilities of 15-year-olds in reading, math and science literacy through a … Continue reading

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Have the Canadian Federal emmissions reduction plans started working?

Oct 8 2019 – Concerned Citizen Social misleadia post or rant? “Canada had a 0.6% rate of reduction in emissions per year under the Liberals the UN has reported well under the 3.5% promised. The US delivered 1.5% reduction while … Continue reading

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Climate change science goes back decades ⁠— and so does rapid climate change skepticism, says historian

International director of the Norwegian Polar Institute Kim Holmen relaxes with a cup of tea as he travels past the Wahlenberg Glacier in Oscar II land at Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2019. The northernmost town on the … Continue reading

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Wynne aides received enhanced severance packages days after Liberals lost election – The Globe and Mail

Former premier Kathleen Wynne and her former chief of staff Andrew Bevan in 2016. LAURA STONE QUEEN’S PARK REPORTER INCLUDES CLARIFICATION PUBLISHED AUGUST 28, 2019 FRED LUM/THE GLOBE AND MAIL Mr. Bevan made $313,922 in 2017 and earned $552,667 in … Continue reading

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MB Government budget adds 27 more RCMP Officers – will they be used effectively?

March 28 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen — I support spending on these officers if their direction and focus is on serious crimes (violent, property, corporate, financial and blue collar) and not more traffic “safety” revenue or MPI … Continue reading

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Justice, jobs and SNC-Lavalin: How much does the engineering giant matter to the economy?

The new Champlain Bridge, seen under construction on Feb. 28, is among SNC’s largest federal contracts. CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/THE GLOBE AND MAIL — Commentary Many of the public and in government are saying there should not be two sets of rules … Continue reading

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The dark side of some industry disruptors

Sponsored ad on Facebook Feb 25 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen I had noticed several of my friends had liked SkipTheDishes on Facebook and now I am seeing their sponsored ads. I don’t want to judge them. I … Continue reading

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