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Salt, a highly corrosive mineral leaves its mark not only on our footwear, but also damages the natural world, metals, and building materials. In Ontario, where I currently live, winter road salt is used so heavily that the streets are white with it and there is fine white salt powder on everything.
As Atlantic Canada braces for a massive spring storm that is expected to bring up to 60 cm of snow and wind gusts of more than 100 km/h Wednesday, people in other parts of the country can take heart t...
Maybe some of the cynics are right: No matter how much we curb our emissions now, the damage is already done and the climate will continue to destabilize. But should we just give up, enjoy the irresponsible partying a little bit longer, and then simply brace ourselves for whatever comes next -- or should we refocus our attention and energy on the things we can still affect?
Chalk it up to the luck of the Irish. An unseasonably warm air mass is headed for Quebec, and is predicted to bring with it some of the summer-like conditions Ontario has been enjoying for the past w...