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Ontario is about to slash environmental protections. It already wasn’t funding them, auditor general says

As the Ford government readies to weaken environmental protections with its housing bill, Ontario’s auditor...

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Vanishing lichens a sign rare B.C. rainforest is approaching ecological collapse

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More than 5,000 wild species are at some risk of extinction in Canada

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Calls mount for probes into Greenbelt land sales as PCs refuse to answer questions

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Imperial Oil ‘repeatedly failed’ to tell landowners about contamination: Saskatchewan government

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The federal government is less likely to protect an at-risk fish if people like to eat it

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NDP ask Ontario’s auditor general to investigate Greenbelt land sales

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BC Timber Sales plans to log old-growth rainforest, home to endangered caribou herd

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