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A New "National Park" Could Be Coming to a City Near You

David Suzuki | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada
David Suzuki

Canada's newest "national park" is a vibrant patchwork of green space meandering through dynamic downtown neighbourhoods in one of Canada's densest metropolises, along the former path of a creek buried more than 100 years. It's a welcoming space for birds and bees that's nurturing a new generation of city-builders. And it may spread to your city.

Honeybees And Butterflies At Risk After Freezing Winter

CBC | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Impact

The harsh winter, which set cold records in many regions, has been a trial for many Canadians. For some bugs, though, the fluctuating cold temperature...

Dramatic, Worrying Drop In Monarch Numbers

CBC | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada

The latest survey of monarch butterflies in Mexico shows numbers are way down from last year, and the lowest since measurements began 20 years ago. ...

SavvyMom's Ultimate Guide to July

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

There isn't much room for lazy in our hazy summer days, but we love them nonetheless. Enjoy every minute of this month with these savvy suggestions on how to make the most of July. From books to read, crafts to make and well-being challenges to take, he's a comprehensive list of my July favourites.

Spring Gardening Trends: Build A Butterfly Garden (PHOTOS)

CP | Amy Lorentzen, The Associated Press | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada Style

For a spring project that can get your family working and learning together — and also help some beautiful insects — try a backyard butterfly gard...