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Contentious dog park in La Prairie temporarily closed as citizens take city to court

The dog park off Denise-Lemaistre street has been temporarily closed as a judge has granted a group of residents a…

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University of Saskatchewan awarded $6.8M for bison conservation research

University of Saskatchewan researchers are working with the livestock industry and First Nations to develop the world’s first bison genome…

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Shell Canada employing ‘agile teams’ to power energy transition, reduce emissions

The president and country head for Shell Canada says its transition into a provider of cleaner energy is being driven…

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Calgary charitable organization hosting electronics recycling roundup amid COVID-19

A recycling event is part of the organization’s efforts to provide housing and employment for people facing physical and mental…

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Pouce Coupe, B.C. mayor remains defiant as Indigenous leaders demand her resignation

“I won’t be stepping down because you guys can learn to meet me too”: Lorraine Michetti fired back when told…

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Winnipeg garden centres brace for busy spring as restrictions loosen

Garden centres are getting busier by the day as the weather warms up and restrictions loosen. More first time gardeners…

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Give a hoot: it’s owl season in Winnipeg

According to Fort Whyte Alive’s ecotourism coordinator, we’re in peak season to hear and see the majestic birds in Manitoba…

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New documentary highlights the importance of Vancouver’s urban salmon

Fernando Lessa set out to highlight the history of inner-city salmon as every year the fish come from the Fraser…

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B.C. mayor who compared gun owners to Holocaust victims to seek anger management counselling

A northern B.C. mayor who compared gun owners to Holocaust victims after being accused of anti-Indigenous racism says she’s not…

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16-year-old Toronto diver cleans up water at Humber Bay Park on weekends

To date, Mark Turezki and his father have completed more than 20 dives at one site. Read More   source

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Protestors calling on federal government to sign emergency order to save Île-Perrot forest

Protestors against deforestation of the White Oak Forest in Île-Perrot say their calls have been ignored, as clear cutting has…

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City of Vancouver collected 108 tonnes of garbage from Strathcona Park in less than five months

“You wonder if this would happen on the west side,” Strathcona Park neighbour Jamie Maclaren said, of the growing volume…

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Blockade of old-growth B.C. forest heading to B.C. Supreme Court

Protesters have been blocking access to the Fairy Creek watershed near Port Renfrew since the summer, protecting what they say…

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Ontario Greenbelt consultation now underway, but advocates say plans don’t go far enough

“We really need to keep farmland and ecological function in the area if we’re going to keep living here for…

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Climate activists dump fake blood in front of B.C. Supreme Court ‘to demand action’

“We have to demand action to avoid total catastrophe. It’s already started,” said organizer Kiara Grant. Read More   source

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More than 98% of old Lethbridge YMCA building has been recycled

A new report shows the vast majority of 60-year-old structure was diverted from the landfill, through the city’s environmental deconstruction…

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London, Ont., warning about dangers near river, ponds as weather changes

Warmer temperatures have prompted the City of London, Ont., and the local conservation authority to warn residents about the dangers…

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Marathon attempt to save Nanaimo sea lion caught on camera

Unfortunately the effort, which included up to a dozen people carrying the large creature up over 100 stairs, wasn’t able…

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