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Environment/Climate Change

January 20, 2010

'Public health professionals undertake important work, including disease prevention, health promotion and community protection.' - Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA president.

January 17, 2010

Settlement achieved after one day of conciliation assistance.

January 13, 2010

Ordinary citizens gathered in the cold at the New Brunswick legislature this week to deliver a blunt message against the planned sale of the province's power utility to Quebec.

January 12, 2010

'The gradual elimination of jobs means proper resource management will not occur.' - Darryl Walker.

January 12, 2010

More than 540 animal and plant species are at risk in Canada.

January 8, 2010

This short video explores the "devil in the details" when it comes to the tool of cap-and-trade to combat climate change.

December 18, 2009

'Our image and reputation have taken a beating thanks to the Harper government's foot-dragging and stubborn refusal to change its weak emission-reduction targets.' - James Clancy.  

December 15, 2009

Leaked cabinet documents show government plan for massive increase in oil and gas emissions by 2020

December 14, 2009

Canada has come under significant international criticism on climate change. The Canadian government’s primary and most persuasive reply is that the country will “match U.S. efforts.”

December 9, 2009

“It’s extremely disappointing that Canada and other developed countries, including the members of the European Union, New Zealand and Australia, are cheating on their targets and proposing to sweep increased emissions from logging under the rug so they don’t have to account for them,” says Chris Henschel, a CPAWS senior conservation manager and international expert on the UN negotiations on Land Use and Forestry.