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Toronto hit hard by record ice storm

As of Monday morning, about 80,000 homes in Ontario have had power restored since the height of the storm.

National Energy Board responds to questions on spying

The National Energy Board (NEB) responded in writing today to Ecojustice’s questions about its conduct in coordinating spying in conjunction with CSIS and the RCMP on anti-oil sands environmental...

Environment Canada defensive about 'muzzling' scientists, letter shows

A formal letter to Environment Canada staff reveals high-level concerns regarding internal perception of the 'muzzling' of scientists.

Fresh leaks show U.S. bullying in the TPP is intensifying

New TPP leaks show just how far the U.S. is willing to go to ram through their Internet Censorship Plan

Scale and speed of industrial development in northwest B.C. undermines environmental assessment

It’s like the wild west, say northwest B.C. environmental groups overwhelmed by the volume and scale of industrial projects and environmental assessments.

Canada, together we won these cell phone customer protection rules that kick in today

Canada’s new customer-friendly wireless rules will benefit cell phone users from coast to coast to coast.

Ecojustice demands National Energy Board answer for spying on anti-oil sands groups

Following the publication of documents obtained by the Vancouver Observer showing the National Energy Board oversaw the spying activities of the RCMP and CSIS on oil sands opponents, 


Canada's approval puts 'Frankenfish' one step closer to dinner plate

Facility on Prince Edward Island can now begin commercial production of genetically-modified salmon eggs.