Science & Environment

How to enjoy Lethbridge’s parks and pathways this spring during COVID-19

“Some of our more popular parks are maybe a little overcrowded and we encourage people to explore different parks.” Read…

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Warm, dry weather leads to fire restrictions in Edmonton

Due to the warm, dry spring weather so far, the City of Edmonton has put on a ban on open…

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Climate activists embark on a four-day protest in B.C., say more actions on the way  

The group is also planning a weeklong campaign starting May 1 that will include blocking streets and bridges. Read More…

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High wildfire danger areas in Okanagan, Shuswap to continue growing into weekend

‘We are seeing unseasonably warm temperatures, so the B.C Wildfire Service is reminding people to please be extremely cautious,’ the…

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Most Quebec school boards have no mask recycling plan in place, instead they are thrown in the trash

It’s estimated that Quebec students will use over 318 million surgical masks by the end of the school year, most…

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Family of Jackie Vautour to continue fight for land expropriated for national park

The Vautour family say they are Metis-Acadian and the expropriated land is unceded Mi’kmaq territory that is the subject of…

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Earth Month: Tips for going green this April

‘You can do little things that seem small, but when we put them all together it creates that ripple effect,’…

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Cockroach calls at highest levels in decades, pest control companies say

Move over, bed bugs, another critter is steadily becoming the dominant pest in Winnipeg and surrounding area. Read More  …

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Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

A committee that is supposed to consult Albertans on coal development in the Rocky Mountains won’t be able to ask…

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Mi’kmaw fisher argues feds becoming more aggressive in seizures of Indigenous gear

The Indigenous band has cited Supreme Court of Canada rulings, as affirmations of the Mi’kmaw practice of harvesting fish for…

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ReLeaf tree planting program kicks off as Winnipeg foresters prepare for busy summer

A Winnipeg non-profits says it has doubled its tree planting stock this spring due to a surge in demand. Read…

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Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions to make up outsized portion of what climate can bear: study

Greenhouse gas emissions from Canada’s oil and gas industry will make up an outsized share of the remaining carbon the…

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Eight arrested in Vancouver protests against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project

Police say demonstrators had chained themselves to the entrances and exits at 250 Howe Street and 999 West Hastings Street,…

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2 dog rescue calls on Edmonton’s North Saskatchewan River Wednesday prompt safety reminders

On Wednesday, firefighters were called twice to Sir Wilfred Laurier Dog Park after reports of dogs falling through the ice.…

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10-year, $1B Parc Jean-Drapeau renovation plan will replace most parking lots with green spaces

For the next 10 years, Valerie Plante is planning sprawling renovations for Parc Jean-Drapeau. Read More   source

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B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old growth forests reveal First Nation split

A statement issued by two Pacheedaht chiefs says they’re “concerned about the increasing polarization over forestry activities” and the nation…

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Antibiotics administered to grey whale named Chocolate after lesions spotted at tagging site

The whale, named Chocolate, is part of the Pacific Coast Feeding Group and a pilot study between the U.S. and…

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Saskatchewan eyes small nuclear reactor advancements with 3 other provinces

Saskatchewan’s premier said small modular nuclear reactors are a clean energy option that can help address climate change. Read More…

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