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When I started reporting on the environment for the Calgary Herald back in 2007, it was hard to imagine the way Canada’s media landscape would be transformed in the next decade. Between 2010 and 2016, 225 weekly and 27 daily newspapers closed in Canada. But even before this latest downward spiral, Canadian journalism was in…

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B.C. Fish Farm

Washington ends transfer of infected farmed salmon into ocean pens

U.S. move prompts criticism of Canada's lax rules after research confirms link between disease in...


Almost everything we know about e-waste is wrong

Post-consumer recycling of electronics will never be enough, we need to be able to repair...


A brief history of the public money propping up the Alberta oilsands

As the feds announce taxpayer dollars to back the Trans Mountain pipeline, here’s a look...

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