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2019-12-18

Toronto Life

The Ford Fallout: “I’m dreading the day my grandchildren look at me and ask, ‘Why did you let this happen to us?’”

- Dianne Saxe, former Environmental Commissioner

2019-12-06

Collective Evolution

Prime Minister Of Iceland Calls For Prioritizing “Well-Being” Of Citizens Over GDP

Alanna Ketler

2019-09-27

CP24.com

Ontario's former environment watchdog slams Doug Ford's government

The Canadian Press

2019-09-19

CBC News

Havana syndrome: Exposure to neurotoxin may have been cause, study suggests

Luc Chartrand, Martin Movilla, Lisa Ellenwood

- Pesticides

2019-09-17

Youtube / DW Documentary

Rubber tires — a dirty business | DW Documentary

30 mins

[now we know]

2019-07-18

Vice.com

Low-Income Workers Can’t Afford Rent in 91% of Canadian Cities

Anne Gaviola

2019-05-10

CBC News

A Green New Deal for Canada: What it means

 

2019-05-08

Business Insider

Levi's found a way to make hemp feel like cotton, and it could have big implications for your wardrobe

Richard Feloni

2019-04-14

CBC News

Ontario PCs want to make it next to impossible to sue the government

Lucas Powers

2019-02-28

Bnnbloomberg.ca

Foreign investment in Canada hits 3-year high despite oil woes

Theophilos Argitis, Erik Hertzberg

2018-12-18

NBCNews.com (USA)

United States added to list of most dangerous countries for journalists for first time

Reuters

2018-12-06

Huffingtonpost.ca

Ontario PC Amendments To Bill 57 Strip More Powers From Environmental Commissioner

Emma Paling

#ECO

2018-11-24

TheGuardian.com (Brazil)

Brazil records worst annual deforestation for a decade

Dom Phillips

2018-11-15

CBC News

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli delivers the fall economic statement

Mike Crawley

2018-11-15

Huffington Post

Ontario PCs Do Away With Environmental Watchdog

Emma Paling

#ECO

2018-11-15

Provincialadvocate.on.ca

Statement from Ontario Child Advocate

 

2018-11-15

National Observer

Doug Ford slashes Ontario watchdogs

Fatima Syed

#ECO

2018-11-06

CTV News

Mysterious cigar-shaped interstellar object may be alien spacecraft: Harvard researchers

Jackie Dunham

2018-11-06

ScienceDaily.com

Drug pollution concentrates in stream bugs, passes to predators in water and on land

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

2018-07-17

CBC News

CRA loses court challenge to its political-activity audits of charities

Dean Beeby

2018-05-31

NewAtlas.com

Controversial antibacterial ingredient now linked to inflammation and cancer

Rich Haridy

- triclosan

2018-04-29

CBC News

Gun group clashing with Ottawa over effort to eliminate lead from ammunition

Dean Beeby

2018-03-24

TheFreeThoughtProject.com

Entrepreneurs Invent City Bench that Absorbs More Air Pollution Than a Small Forest

Matt Agorist

2018-03-16

National Observer

Gatineau police arrest Radio-Canada journalist after he requested an interview

 

2018-03-13

Huffington Post

Canadian CEOs Are Taking An Ever Larger Share Of The Pie, Analysis Finds

Albert Van Santvoort

2018-03-13

Financial Post

RBC chief Dave McKay tops big banks pay at $12.4 million as CEO wages rise 7%

The Canadian Press

2018-03-08

CBC News

Spike in opioid deaths prompts Ontario government to offer free naloxone spray

Kaitie Fraser

2018-02-09

CBC News

Controversial proposal for GTA West Highway cancelled by province

Ieva Lucs

2018-01-22

National Post

How Canada's addiction to road salt is ruining everything

Tristan Hopper

2018-01-17

Wellington Advertiser

LTE: Highways 6, 401

Dave Rodgers, Green Party candidate

2018-01-17

TVO.org

Oversalted: Why Ontario needs a new approach to snow removal

Tim Alamenciak

2017-12-30

Toronto Star

Homeowner’s shed caught in the middle of a land dispute in Vaughan

Noor Javed

- SLAPP

- Vaughan, ON

2017-10-16

Toronto Star

The truth about hydro in Ontario: an updated fact check

Kristin Rushowy, Rob Ferguson, Robert Benzie

2017-10-02

Collective Evolution

Apollo 15 Pilot Joins the Long List of Astronauts to Tell the World About ‘Alien’ Visitation

Arjun Walia

2017-10-02

Reuters.com

Canada defends refugee system as Somali immigrant charged in attack

Ethan Lou

2017-10-02

Natural News

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: Official story of Las Vegas shooting unravels; physical impossibility of lone gunman senior citizen makes narrative ludicrous

Mike Adams

2017-09-30

CTV News

Ontario town entices new residents with 90 per cent off land

Michelle McQuigge

- problem with being a one industry town

2017-09-11

CBC Sudbury

Questions around unknown opioid found in Sault drug bust

- cyclopropyl fentanyl (used in forensics)

2017-09-08

TheGuardian.com

Sea salt around the world is contaminated by plastic, studies show

 

2017-08

Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations

Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) changes

 

2017-08-09

Theguardian.com

GM salmon hits shelves in Canada – but people may not know they're buying it

Ashifa Kassam

2017-08-05

Edmonton Journal

Industry still chafed five years after end of Canadian Wheat Board monopoly

Gordon Kent

2017-07-04

Law Times

OMB changes mean restrictions on appeals

Shannon Kari

2017-05-16

Globe and Mail

Ontario Municipal Board reforms will stifle new housing: developers

Jeff Gray and Justin Giovannetti

2017-05-16

Toronto Star

Province plans to overhaul OMB and give more power to cities and citizens

Jennifer Pagliaro

2017-03-17

Youtube / That is Impossible

Disturbing Message To All Americans From Ex Defense Minister Of Canada

Paul T. Hellyer

- The Money Mafia

2017-02-24

NPR.org

Environmental Groups Say California’s Climate Program Has Not Helped Them

Emily Guerin

- cap and trade

2017-02-22

Environmental Defence

Ontario Municipal Board Review:  Hearings de novo Reasonable or Trojan Horse?

David Donnelly

2017-02-02

Youtube / The Agenda

Reforming the OMB / Do We Need the OMB? (35 mins)

Steve Paikin

- Jane Pepino

2017-01-26

National Geographic

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Erin Blakemore

2017-01-25

CBC News

Toronto police can't stop you from filming them, nor seize your phone, lawyer says

John Rieti

2017-01-15

Daily Mail (UK)

'Green guzzler' power plant is blamed after 1,000 fish die at one of Britain's best-loved salmon and trout rivers

Nic North

- anaerobic digester

2017-01-02

TheBigWobble.org

Tens of thousands of dead starfish wash up along the Dutch coast! "Dead starfish as far as the eye can see!

Gary Walton, Martin Kool

Dutch News link

2016-12-29

CTV News Barrie

Ontario's cap-and-trade program comes into effect Sunday

 

2016-12-27

CBC News (NS)

Why are dead lobsters, crabs and herring washing up along this Nova Scotia shore?

Michael Gorman

2016-12-17

New Indian Express

Nine dead of fentanyl opiod abuse in one day in Vancouver

AFP

- fentanyl, carfentanil

2016-12-13

UnpublishedOttawa.com

This What Happens When Ontario Is More Accessible

Shan Simpson

2016-12-07

CBC News

Deadly elephant tranquilizer carfentanil found in Toronto street drugs for 1st time

Laura Fraser

- fentanyl, carfentanil

2016-11-11

EcoWatch / Dan Zukowski

70 Giant Freshwater Stingrays Found Dead in Thailand River

Dan Zukowski

2016-11-10

EcoWatch / Dan Zukowski

'We've Never Seen Anything Like This': Hundreds of Dead Puffins Wash Ashore in the North Pacific

Dan Zukowski

2016-11-04

EcoWatch / Dan Zukowski

Bizarre Two-Headed Sharks Showing Up in Many Parts of the World

Dan Zukowski

2016-10-13

Wgem.com

Dead fish pile up near Canton, Mo.

- asian carp, along Mississippi River near Canton, Missouri

2016-09-26

Youtube / Era of Wisdom

These 13 Corporations Are "Big Pharma": Their History, Crimes, and Products (6 mins)

 

2016-09-08

EcoWatch / Lorraine Chow

13 Academics Who Are Shills for Corporate Giants

Lorraine Chow

2016-09-08

National Post

Ontario Liberals hope prorogation and Throne Speech will hit ‘reset’ button after bad-news summer

Allison Jones, The Canadian Press

2016-09-08

Globe and Mail

Wynne to prorogue Ontario Legislature to clear way for Throne Speech

Adrian Morrow

2016-09-08

CBC News

Kathleen Wynne prorogues Ontario legislature, throne speech to be delivered Monday

The Canadian Press

2016-07-23

Globe and Mail

It’s all connected

Mark MacKinnon

2016-07-17

CTV News Kitchener

Six rattlesnake bites so far this year in Ontario cottage country

Clare Clancy

2016-07-16

CBC

Hold Your Fire (44 mins)

To be aired on August 25, 2016 on CBC-TV

2016-07-07

Youtube / Pat Condell

EU:  We Saved Our Democracy

Pat Condell

2016-07-06

Vox.com

How one man repopulated a rare butterfly species in his backyard

Zachary Crockett

2016-06-30

Globe and Mail

Government of Canada labels microbeads ‘toxic substance’

The Canadian Press

2016-06-08

CBC News

Massive sinkhole closes Rideau Street in downtown Ottawa

 

2016-06-07

TheGuardian.com

The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare

Michael Slezak

2016-05-17

EcoWatch / Katie Pohlman

Paris Goes Car-Free First Sunday of Every Month

Katie Pohlman

2016-05-10

True Activist

Italian Town Switches To Silent Fireworks To Protect Animals

Amanda Froelich

2016-05-09

Millstonenews.com

Concerns remain about Wild Parsnip spraying

 

2016-05-02

CBC News

Ontario taxpayers gave $163M to Liberal Party's biggest corporate donor

Mike Crawley

2016-04-27

Globe and Mail

New Ontario agency will be given sweeping mandate to overhaul energy use

Adrian Morrow and Greg Keenan

2016-04-24

Globe and Mail

Prominent Canadian women on who they'd like to see on our bills

 

2016-04-10

True Activist

Controversial Photo Series Depicts The Lack Of Boundaries Females Feel Every Day

Amanda Froelich

- Allaire Bartel, photographer

2016-04-01

CBC News

Tourism fees rise at some Niagara Falls hotels, restaurants

Asha Tomlinson

2016-03-31

Toronto Sun

Niagara Falls tourism improvement fee angers visitors

John Law

2016-03-10

Notable.ca

This is How Much the CEOs of Canada’s Biggest Banks Made Last Year

 

2016-03-08

CBC News

Canada Revenue offered amnesty to wealthy KPMG clients in offshore tax 'sham'

Harvey Cashore, Dave Seglins, Frederic Zalac, Kimberly Ivany

Link to leadnow.ca petition

2016-03-03

CBC News

Ontario 'moving forward' with plans to extend Highway 427 to Vaughan: minister

 

2016-03-02

EcoWatch / Cole Mellino

Scientists Find Answer to Why Thousands of Sea Lion Pups Are Starving

Cole Mellino

2016-02-28

CBC News

Man imprisoned for being gay to get posthumous pardon from Trudeau

- Trudeau to march in Toronto’s Pride parade on July 3rd, 2016

2016-02-26

CNN.com

Hundreds of sea lions wash up dead in Chile

Rafael Romo

2016-02-15

TrueActivist.com

The Largest Air Purifier In The World Sucks Up Smog And Turns it Into Gemstones

Amanda Froelich

2016-01-22

Canada.com

Undoing the Tories: A complete guide to all the Harperisms that the Liberals might or have killed

Alexandra Heck

2016-02-11

Natural News / www.organicandhealthy.org

Staged Zika Pandemic Engineered by Globalist Governments as Cover-Up to Mass Population Poisoning

 

2016-01-18

Toronto Star

16 Ontario Goodwill stores shut down

Dale Brazao

2016-01-16

Health Perfection

50 Things Your Doctor Never Told You About Vaccination

 

2016-01-11

TheTyee.ca

You Thought We Canadians Controlled Our Fisheries? Think Again

Evelyn Pinkerton, Kim Olsen, Joy Thorkelson, Henry Clifton and Art Davidson

2016-01-10

CBC

Ontario's Nipigon River bridge fails, severing Trans-Canada Highway

Amy Husser

2016-01-09

Toronto Star

Ontario tire recycling fees fund boozy board dinners

Moira Welsh

2016-01-07

True Activist

Six Huge Stories The Mainstream Media Don’t Want You To Know About

Sophie McAdam

2016-01-01

True Activist

Germany Opens First Stretch Of A 60-Mile Bicycle Highway

Amanda Froelich

2015-12-02

CBC News

Parliament starts accepting e-petitions this week

 

2015-11-25

Globe and Mail

TPP would let foreign investors bypass the Canadian public interest

Lisa Sachs and Lise Johnson

- Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

2015-11-13

Globe and Mail

Document outlines Ontario Liberals’ plan for cap-and-trade-system

Keith Leslie

2015-11-04

CBC

Full list of Justin Trudeau's cabinet

 

2015-10-28

Bennett Jones

Everything You Need to Know About Ontario's New Anti-SLAPP Law

Derek J. Bell

- SLAPP

2015-10-28

Environmental Defence

Victory! Ontario citizens freed from the risk of being SLAPPed when speaking out to protect their communities

Tim Gray

2015-10-26

ZMEScience.com

Oil execs attending secret meeting are schooled on how to handle ‘green radicals’: play dirty or lose

- Richard Berman

- discrediting movement

2015-10-24

Youtube / King Kab

Lockheed Martin senior scientist tells all, before he dies. Incredible!

Boyd Bushman

- Area 51

2015-10-15

Reuters.com

Oslo aims to make city center car-free within four years

Gwladys Fouche, Terje Solsvik; Gareth Jones

2015-09-29

Independent.co.uk

If you're worried about TTIP, then you need to know about CETA

Nick Dearden

2015-09-22

VancityBuzz.com

CBC to sell all of its buildings and properties across Canada

Kenneth Chan

2015-09-15

National Post

Naomi Klein’s ambitious new manifesto is backed by star activists, but does it have a chance?

Joseph Brean

- #TheLeap Manifesto

2015-08-25

TheGuardian.com

Sea Shepherd anti-whaling ship Bob Barker refused entry to Faroe Islands

Agence France-Presse

2015-07-23

DurhamRegion.com

Wild parsnip, cow parsnip, giant hogweed: can you identify them and which is most toxic?

 Hogweed

2015-07-20

Financial Post

With twice the debt of California, Ontario is now the world’s most indebted sub-sovereign borrower

Katia Dmitrieva and Cecile Gutscher, Bloomberg News

2015-06-16

EcoWatch / Irma Omerhodzic

Thousands of Sea Lion Pups Are Washing Ashore and Dying Along the California Coast

Irma Omerhodzic

2015-05-29

NY Times

Death on the Steppes: Mystery Disease Kills Saigas

Carl Zimmer

2015-05-26

CTV News

NDP present petition seeking plastic microbeads ban

Kendra Mangione

2015-04-30

MetroNews.ca

Opposition mounts against Conservative government’s ‘wasteful’ ad blitz

Torstar News Service

2015-04-13

Globe and Mail

Cap and trade explained: What Ontario’s shift on emissions will mean

Adrian Morrow

2015-04-09

ExposingTruth.com

New UN report finds almost no industry profitable if environmental costs were included

Michael Thomas

- Report (2013) .pdf

2015-04-08

International Fund for Animal Welfare

IFAW: Canada’s commercial seal hunt is a cruel, unnecessary waste

- sealing industry subsidized annually

2015-04-07

TheGuardian.com

Captain deliberately sank illegal fishing vessel, claim Sea Shepherd rescuers

Oliver Milman

2015-03-24

Democracy Now

Judge Praises Seneca Lake Gas Storage Protesters, Drops Charges

Judge Raymond Berry

"in the interests of justice"

2015-03-03

CNBC

Public Health Officials Know: Recently Vaccinated Individuals Spread Disease

Globe Newswire

2015-02-26

Ring of Fire Radio

Big Pharma Corporations Avoid Billions in U.S. Taxes Each Year

 

2015-02-24

Express.co.uk

Dozen more mysterious GIANT craters in Russia spark fears of looming natural disaster

Will Stewart

2015-02-12

Ring of Fire Radio

CDC Scientist Still Maintains Agency Forced Researchers To Lie About Safety Of Mercury Based Vaccines

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

2015-02-12

Yes Magazine

Deep in the Amazon, a Tiny Tribe Is Beating Big Oil

David Goodman

- sumak kawsay

- codifying the rights of nature

- AO Oil & Gas News

2015-02-06

CTV News

More travellers returning with painful new mosquito virus

Marilynn Marchione

2015-02-03

Socred.org

The Case to “Reinstate” the Bank of Canada

M. Oliver Heydorn

Committee for monetary and economic reform (“COMER”) William Krehm, and Ann Emmett

(Dec. 12, 2011)

- Rocco Galati

2015-02-03

Ring of Fire Radio

Attorney General Discovers Extensive Fraud with Major Retail Supplements

 

2015-01-15

CTV News

Target pulling out of Canada after failed expansion

Angela Mulholland

2015-01-13

Toronto Star

Canada being sued for billions under NAFTA investor protections

Les Whittington

2015-01-08

Ring of Fire Radio

Thousands of Pacific Seabirds are Washing Ashore Dead, and No One Knows Why

Amy Eddings

2015-01-06

Ring of Fire Radio

Papantonio: The Corporate Death Grip on America

Papantonio

2014-12-19

Toronto Sun

Ontario’s credit rating downgraded

Antonella Artso

2014-12-11

Ring of Fire Radio (USA)

The Koch Machine is Now Creating Study Curriculum for Schools. Focus is Gov’t is Bad.

Joshua De Leon

2014-12-11

Council of Canadians

Harper seeking new voter suppression powers

Bill C-50

2014-12-11

Huffington Post

Canada Hasn’t Blocked Global Trade in 76 Endangered Species: Docs

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press

2014-12-10

Commonsense Canadian

Latest Harper Omnibus bill guts regulations for coal, LNG ports

Andrew Gage and Anna Johnston

2014-12-10

Ring of Fire Radio

Study: For every $1 Corporations Spend on Elections, They Get $760 from Government

Amy Eddings

2014-12-09

Toronto Star

The Beer Store’s secret sweetheart deal with LCBO revealed: Cohn

Martin Regg Cohn

2014-12-08

National Post

Conservative MP’s private member’s bill could be used against pipeline protesters, critics say

Justin Ling

2014-11-17

Ring of Fire Radio

DuPont Leak Adds To the Company’s Harmful and Deadly Past

Joshua De Leon

2014-10-18

Global News

VIDEO: Russian container ship adrift off coast of Haida Gwaii being towed away from land

Amy Judd, Peter Meizner and Yuliya Talmazan

2014-10-10

Toronto Star

In Leamington, the future’s first harvest

Vanessa Lu

- former Heinz plant in Leamington

2014-09-24

David Suzki Foundation

Today is the Day we Decide (7 mins)

Canadians do not have the right to a healthy environment

- the blue dot tour

2014-09-16

EcoWatch / Anastasia Pantsios

Top 10 Countries With the Worst Air Quality

Anastasia Pantsios

- NOT China

2014-09-14

Globe and Mail

Environmental extremism a rising threat to energy sector, RCMP warns

Shawn McCarthy

2014-09-12

Toronto Star

EU trade pact could weaken Ottawa’s power to regulate banks

Les Whittington

2014-08-30

EcoWatch / Stefanie Spear

California Bans Plastic Bags

Stefanie Spear

2014-08-27

New York Times

The Poisoning of Africa’s Vultures

Darcy L. Ogada

2014-08-22

EcoWatch / Anastasia Pantsios

Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Warns U.S. Food Not Safe for Britain

Anastasia Pantsios

TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

2014-07-14

EcoWatch / Brandon Baker

Watch a Phony Petitioner Lie to Residents of Texas Town That Could Soon Ban Fracking

Brandon Baker / Sharon Wilson

2014-06-14

Calendon Enterprise

Emails show Mayor and CAO tried to secure Ministerial Zoning Order in 2011

Matthew Strader

- Kathleen Wynne skirting rules?

2014-05-17

Zerohedge.com

Where the World’s Unsold Cars Go To Die

Tyler Durden

2014-05-19

Toronto Star

Opinion:  Ontario needs its own immigration program

Viresh Fernando Tim Leahy

Link to AO Ring of Fire info

2014-05-07

PolicyMic

Harvard Scientists May Have Just Solved One of the Biggest Environmental Issues of Our Time

Eileen Shim

2014-05-05

Youtube / SciShow

The Deepest Hole in the World, And What We’ve Learned …

Russia’s Kola superdeep Borehole

“there’s water down there” (1:44 mins)

2014-05-02

EcoWatch / Earth Policy Institute

The Global Downfall of the Plastic Bag

Janet Larsen and Savina Venkova

2014-05-01

EcoWatch / Karl Grossman

Power of Motherly Love: From Fracking to Toxic Chemicals, Grassroots Groups Mobilize for Children

Karl Grossman

2014-04-06

Global News

Is there Atrazine in your drinking water?

Allison Vuchnich and Gil Shochat

2014-04-03

Globe and Mail

Canada’s 86 wealthiest have as much as the 11.4 million poorest, report finds

Julian Beltrame

2014-04-01

CTV News Barrie

Controversial Newmarket development plan set for second OMB hearing

- Glenway Estates

- greenspace

2014-03-29

EcoWatch / Earth Island Journal

Eco Euphemisms That Confuse Our Understanding of Environmental Destruction

Jason Mark

2014-03-28

CBC

“Sunshine list” 2014:  Ontario’s top public earners list released

 

2014-03-28

Inhabitat

White House Announces Plans to Fight Global Warming by Targeting Methane Emissions

Josh Marks

2014-03-21

Post Independent (USA)

Prenatal defects investigated in Garfield County [Colorado]

- Glenwood Springs

2014-03-16

Daily Mail (UK)

The bonfire of insanity: Woodland is shipped 3,800 miles and burned in Drax power station. It belches out more CO2 than coal at a huge cost YOU pay for... and all for a cleaner, greener Britain!

David Rose

- burning wood pellets: sustainable? green? Not so sure

2014-03-13

Fire Engineering

Explosion a reminder of NYC’s aging infrastructure

David Crary

2014-02-11

EcoWatch / Brandon Baker

Subway to Remove Chemical Found in Shoe Soles and Yoga Mats From Its Bread

Brandon Baker

- azodicarbonamide

2013-12-24

Grist.org

First oil shale mine in U.S. is coming to Utah

John Upton

kerogen

2013-12-10

Canadian Business

The province is partly to blame for Kellogg’s plant closure in London, Ont.: Mike Moffatt

Mike Moffatt

2013-12-09

National Geographic

1,500 Poisoned Vultures Since May, Vultures Now Targeted for Their Heads

Darcy Ogada

2013-11-20

DeSmog Canada

The Day I Found Out the Canadian Government Was Spying on Me

Emma Gilchrist

2013-11-18

Globe and Mail

Canada dead last in ranking for environmental protection

Paul Waldie

2013-11-15

Ring of Fire Radio

Expose the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Alisah Mims

- USA viewpoint

- TPP

2013-11-14

Canadian Business

Ketchup-maker Heinz closing Ontario plant in 2014, cutting more than 700 jobs

Canadian Press

2013-11-01

ABC News

Top Hospital Suspends Black Lung Program After ABC News Report

Brian Ross, Matthew Mosk, Chris Hamby

2013-10-25

Gizmodo

Haunting Aerial Photographs of Drowned Villages in Canada

Photographer Louis Helbig

- villages drowned by the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway

2013-10-20

Toronto Star

How corporate Ontario gets its way at Queen’s Park:  Cohn

Martin Regg Cohn

2013-10-18

David Suzuki Foundation

False allegations pollute the well of public discourse

Peter Robinson

- Addressing comments made by Ezra Levant, Sun News

2013-10-14

Toronto Sun

Liberals defend the indefensible

Jerry Agar

2013-10-10

Globe & Mail

Ontario Liberals quietly loosened environmental rules, watchdog warns

Adrian Morrow

2013-10-10

Global News

Ontario’s environmental commissioner warns of ecological risks as province guts environmental protections

Maria Babbage, Canadian Press

2013-10-08

National Post

Auditor-General report puts total cost of Liberal gas plant cancellations as high as $1.1-billion

Canadian Press

2013-09-25

Truth-Out.org

What Then Can I Do? Ten Ways to Democratize the Economy

Gar Alperovitz & Keane Bhatt

2013-09

EcoWatch / Dr. David Suzuki

How Greed and Disregard for Humanity Feed Industry Attacks on Climate Change

Dr. David Suzuki

2013-09-23

Bloomberg

At 77 He Prepares Burgers Earning in Week His Former Hourly Wage

Carol Hymowitz

2013-09-21

New York Times

Silencing Scientists

Verlyn Klinkenborg

2013-09-10

Collective Evolution

Thousands of Genetically Modified Insects Are Set For Release

Arjun Walia

2013-09-07

Commonsense Canadian

David Suzuki on Chemtrails

Ian Hanington

2013-08-29

National Geographic

Elephant Poachers Poison Hundreds of Vultures to Evade Authorities

Darcy Ogada

2013-08-28

Toronto Sun

Ontario debt clock a ticking time bomb

Sue-Ann Levy

Ontario’s Debt Clock

Canada’s Debt Clock

2013-08-16

Globe and Mail

BC First Nation renews battle to prevent open pit mining

Kim Nursall

2013-08-07

CBC News

Ottawa can’t claim cabinet secrecy in sage grouse fight

Government delays emergency species protection

2013-08-01

Hamilton Spectator

Former development battleground too pricey for eco-park builders

Matthew Van Dongen

- asking $6.7 mln for 40ha

First property ($800k/21ha)

2013-07-20

CBC News

Ex-minister Peter Kent looks forward to the backbench

Tina Pittaway

2013-07-16

CBC News

Taxpayers could pay for lost landfill revenue

Colin Butler

2013-06-26

Windsor Star

Editorial – Is there a worse place to build yet another big box store?

Coco Development Inc., Ojibway Park, Ojibway Prairie Provincial Nature Reserve

2013-06-21

Weatherpeace

Geoengineering Watch:  Calgary, Alberta

chemtrails

(blog)

2013-05-20

EcoWatch

ALEC Bill on Capitol Hill

American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) w/ video

2013-05-15

Huffington Post

Blog: Canada Pulls its Goalie on the Environment

Adam Scott

2013-04-24

Sarnia Observer

Parents rattled to learn of “extremely high” levels of lead at Centennial Park

Barbara Simpson

2013-04-17

Grist.org

None of the world’s top industries would be profitable if they paid for the natural capital they use

David Roberts

2013-04-17

Toronto Star

By closing the Health Council of Canada, Stephen Harper is abandoning national medicare

Michael McBane

2013-04-09

Huffington Post

Blog:  The Event that Started my Life in Politics

Excerpt from book “Unlikely Radicals: The Story of the Adams Mine War” by Charlie Angus, MP Timmins-James Bay

2013-03-28

Huffington Post

Sunshine List in Ontario for 2013:  The Top Paid in the Public Sector Revealed

Maria Babbage

2013-03-17

Wikipedia

Define:  Cloud Seeding

widely practiced in airports

2013-03-12

ScienceDump

Video: How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change

Allan Savory (22 mins)

2013-02-05

Vancouver Sun

Private property rights are precarious in Canada

Joseph Quesnel

- Frontier Centre for Public Policy

- Canadian Property Rights Index

2012-12-20

Toronto Star

Paralyzed sisters win court case against Oshawa, Scugog

Wendy Gillis & Alex Consiglio

sets a precedent that could lead to more lawsuits against municipalities

 

2012-12-10

Council of Canadians Fundraiser

Take Robocalls to Court

Fundraiser website

2012-11-23

SFGate

Sandy Seen Boosting U.S. with as much as $240 billion rebuilding

Jeff Kearns, Susanna Pak and Noah Buhayar, Bloomberg News

2012-11-09

Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment

Green groups to Canadian PM: mine your own business!

Phillipines

2012-11-08

EBR

Stewardship – Leadership – Accountability. Managing Ontario’s Water Resources for Future Generations

EBR 010-6350 with links to other sources

 

List of ON’s Contributing Water Management & Conservation Statutes, Programs & Policies (30-Jun-12 .pdf)

2012-11-07

Youtube / Rick Mercer

Video: RMR: Rick’s Rant – China Trade Agreement

Rick Mercer

2012-10-31

Huffington Post / Rick Mercer

Video: Experimental Lakes Area Cuts (1.5mins)

Rick Mercer

2012-07-09

Youtube / Daniel Altman

Video: Daniel Altman: Everything You Need to Know About Gold

Daniel Altman

- should we return to the gold standard?

2012-05-08

CBC News

Canada’s four most expensive contaminated sites

- Port Hope, Ontario (AO – Nuclear News)

- Faro Mine, Yukon

- Giant Mine, Yellowknife, NWT (AO – Mining News)

2012-03-20

CBC News

Ontario builds first bridge for animals near Sudbury

 

2010-10-08

Globe and Mail

The hidden history of Bob Rae's government in Ontario

Gerald Caplan

2010-05-30

Toronto Star

Piles of poison PCBs remain across Ontario

Tyler Hamilton

2008-11-27

Toronto Star

Poorest areas also most polluted, report shows

Moira Welsh

2008-05-08

Youtube / TED

Paul Stamets: 6 ways mushrooms can save the world

Paul Stamets

2003-09-15

Sullivan-County.com

Environmentalism as Religion by Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton

 

 

 

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