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Among the 10 most developed G20 countries assessed by Corporate Knights’ Earth Index analysis, “Canada was the worst performing country of the whole group in 2019,” said Ralph Torrie, Corporate Knights’ director of research.
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The fossil and transportation sectors get a relatively free ride and electricity producers do the most to decarbonize in the much-anticipated 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan that was recently released.
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The Port of Montreal is one of two ports with a perfect score under Green Marine’s sustainability certification program. As such a large and critically positioned port, Montreal also has arguably more money to spend on sustainability initiatives than many other ports.
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The current storage situation isn’t a long-term one, but the question of where the waste should be hosted and what it means for the impacted community remains hotly debated.
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The Canadian government wants a federal judge to halt Michigan’s efforts to shut down the Line 5 pipeline until Canadian and U.S. diplomats can talk it out.
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Canada’s national approach to climate change was updated in mid-August with a focus on Indigenous reconciliation, nature-based solutions like natural infrastructure, and the post-COVID creation of green jobs.
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The Canadian federal government announced it will provide funding over the next five years to support Indigenous-led stewardship of lands and waters under its $2.3 billion commitment to nature conservation.
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As moratoria expire across the Great Lakes region, advocates say ongoing affordability and debt relief are key.
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