Canadian Environment

Canada Almost Dead Last On Environment: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Politics

Canada is an "environmental laggard," according to a new report from The Conference Board of Canada. The study ranks Canada 15 out of 17 developed ...

How You can Have Your Healthy Environment and Eat Farmed Salmon Too

Sue Scott | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Living
Sue Scott

A partnership between two freshwater conservation institutions is producing healthy, unstressed farmed salmon without vaccines, harsh chemicals, and antibiotics in closed-containment freshwater facilities on land. The goal is to give fish farmers and regulators the opportunity to choose a different way to grow fish that is, not only better for the environment but better for business, too.

Harper and the Environment are Like Oil and Water

Maude Barlow | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Politics
Maude Barlow

The Harper government is waging war on Canada's fresh water. Industry will now have unprecedented influence over water protection policy and the Harper cabinet will make decisions about which watersheds deserve protection based on political, not scientific, grounds. What a travesty Harper has decided to sacrifice our freshwater heritage in order to please his industry friends.

Harper Government Can't See the Forest for the Trees

Cameron Fenton | Posted 07.08.2012 | Canada
Cameron Fenton

Environmental groups in Canada are in the crosshairs of the government, and are under investigation for fiscal mismanagement. But what about groups like the Fraser Institute, which uses foreign money to feed misinformation to children, undermine national and global climate action and block shifts away from the most carbon-intensive energy on earth?