Canada

"Canada Invokes 1977 Treaty With US As Dispute Over Pipeline Intensifies"

"The Canadian government has invoked a decades-old treaty with the United States in its latest bid to save a pipeline that critics warn could be environmentally catastrophic if it were to fail."

Source: Guardian, 10/07/2021

BC Anti-Logging Protesters Win As Judge Denies Firm’s Injunction Bid

"A provincial court in Canada has refused to extend an injunction against protesters demonstrating against old-growth logging, ruling that police conduct has been so troubling that to extend the order would place the court’s own reputation at risk."

Source: Guardian, 10/01/2021

Canadian Dam Owner Sues Maine Over Effort To Remove 4 Kennebec Dams

"The Canadian conglomerate that owns most of the dams in Maine has sued the state over the high-stakes battle over the future of four dams on the lower section of the Kennebec River and the survival of Atlantic salmon in the United States."

Source: Portland Press Herald, 09/29/2021

"Canadians Have Re-Elected A Liberal Minority Government"

"Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has won enough seats in this 44th general election to form another minority government — with voters signalling Monday they trust the incumbent to lead Canada through the next phase of the pandemic fight by handing him a third mandate with a strong plurality."

Source: CBC News, 09/21/2021

Where Canada’s Federal Parties Stand On Three Big Climate Issues

"Canadians who watched the English-language leaders’ debate learned little about the differences between the climate policies of Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Erin O’Toole’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s NDP and Annamie Paul’s Greens. Here’s what the federal election debate missed".

Source: The Narwhal, 09/14/2021

SEJournal Fills Associate Editor Slot, Expands Feature Content

SEJournal has a new face  — that of just-hired Associate Editor Frances Backhouse, a long-standing member of the Society of Environmental Journalists, and a veteran freelancer and author based in Canada. Backhouse will work with the SEJournal’s staff and volunteer editor team to bring in new features from volunteer contributors with journalistic and environmental expertise to share. Meet Backhouse and find out more about her role at the weekly online magazine.

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"Wilderness Closed: BWCA Cleared Of Visitors Amid Increased Fire Danger"

"It’s been a hectic few days for Clare Shirley, who owns Sawbill Canoe Outfitters north of Tofte, Minn. Her business is on Sawbill Lake — a popular Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness entry point about four miles from the Whelp and John Ek fires burning inside the BWCA."

Source: MPR, 08/23/2021

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