Everything You Need to Know About CBD in Canada

Green Living Guy

The post Everything You Need to Know About CBD in Canada appeared first on Green Living Guy. There has been quite a debate on the legalization of CBD in countries across the world.

Anti-logging protests make history in Canada

Inhabitant

More than 866 protesters against old-growth logging have been arrested in western Canada since April. These protests are now the biggest act of civil disobedience in the country's history. The main issue of contention is Vancouver Island's disappearing ancient forests

Canada’s Shortage of Homes Busts into National Politics

Sightline Daily

Yet, in the Canadian election September 20, that’s what the Conservative Party of Canada—a party that, like the Republican Party, has become a dominant choice of rural and some suburban voters, while being shut out of

5 great green hotels in Canada

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening in Canada | When it comes to traveling, people who have sustainable lifestyles might think that they have to leave their green practices at home and tolerate an overwhelming amount of wasted resources when staying at a hotel. Today, an increasing number of […] 5 great green hotels in Canada is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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With Growth of Arctic Shipping, Canada Must Prepare for Major Oil Spills, Study Says

Environmental News Network

With Growth of Arctic Shipping, Canada Must Prepare for Major Oil Spills, Study SaysMelting sea ice is spurring a shipping boom in the Northwest Passage, raising the specter of oil spills in the Arctic.

Astounding Heat Obliterates All-Time Records Across the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada in June 2021

Environmental News Network

Astounding Heat Obliterates All-Time Records Across the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada in June 2021Extreme heat this far north is particularly dangerous as these locations have a lot less experience with temperatures that high.

Canada adopts UK’s Green Tourism Programme

Green Traveler Guides

A highly successful, Scotland-based model for certifying sustainable tourism businesses is to be rolled out across Canada. GreenStep Solutions, based in Kelowna, British Columbia, is now the new face of Green Tourism Canada after forming an international partnership with. Canada adopts UK’s Green Tourism Programme is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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'Infernal summer' in Canada may split September election

Inhabitant

Canadians are more concerned about climate change than they are concerned about COVID-19 shows a new poll. Data released by polling firm Angus Reid shows that the major concern for Canadians heading to the September snap election is climate change. Last Friday, a poll found that 18% of voters will prioritize climate and environment as their number one issue in the September 20 vote.These concerns have been fueled by a rough summer, which made most Canadians start thinking of climate change as a

Canada adopts UK’s Green Tourism Programme

Green Traveler Guides

A highly successful, Scotland-based model for certifying sustainable tourism businesses is to be rolled out across Canada. GreenStep Solutions, based in Kelowna, British Columbia, is now the new face of Green Tourism Canada after forming an international partnership with. Canada adopts UK’s Green Tourism Programme is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Leading fashion brand Canada Goose goes fur-free

Inhabitant

Canadian fashion brand Canada Goose has announced that it will be ending the use of fur in its products by the end of 2022

At least no one said 'Canada'

Environmental Economics

I randomly take attendance in my Intro class (for exam bonus points).    Today, to record attendance, and for fun, under the guise of 'current events are important,' I asked the class to put their name on a sheet of paper and list three countries in which the U.S. has active military engagements--that is, fighting.    A few random (cherry-picked) responses: South Africa. Denmark. North Korea. Japan. China. Vietnam. Liberia. Africa. Middle East. Lebanon. Seria.

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Chevy Volt Coming to Canada in 2012

Eco Auto Ninja

The 2012 Chevrolet Volt electric car will finally be available in seven major markets across Canada this fall, with the starting price of $41,545. “The Chevrolet Volt is an award winner, with leading technology recognized as the only electric vehicle that can meet all your driving needs,” said Kevin Williams, president and managing director at GM Canada. Electric 2012 chevrolet volt canada chevy volt

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Anti-logging protests make history in Canada

AGreenLiving

More than 866 protesters against old-growth logging have been arrested in western Canada since April. Originally posted here: Anti-logging protests make history in Canada. These protests are now the biggest act of civil disobedience in the country’s history. The main issue of contention is Vancouver Island’s disappearing ancient forests. The situation on the island has been worsened by police brutality towards protestors.

Ontario, Canada, Goes Coal-Free

Sierra Club Compass

Today Ontario, Canada, is showcasing a path for a world working to prevent runaway climate change. Today, Ontario retired their last coal-fired power plant. Part of a bold plan launched by former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty in 2003 to cut pollution in the province, this is great news for everyone who loves clean air and is working to provide a safe and liveable planet for future generations.

Quick Take: USA-Canada, Arctic for Good

Cool Green Science

and Canada have announced a new partnership dedicated to the protection of one of the world’s most threatened marine areas under climate change: the Arctic. Global Solutions Arctic arctic ocean Canada Climate Change Editor's Choice Maria Damanaki marine conservation marine protected area ocean conservation oceansThe U.S.

Now Canada Muzzles Climate Science Cheney/Bush-Style

Green Prophet

A student researcher at the University of Toronto has exposed a draconian shut-down of climate science in Canada. This is a first for Canada - an advanced democracy, but a democracy that has the resource-curse of vast oil sands potential. In fact, what is happening in Canada is even worse. “Over the past several months we have seen major cuts to Environment Canada that are leaving it without any real scientific or research power.

Canada Engages in Massive Climate Modification Program

Green Home Blog

The only thing more disturbing than Canada’s environmental about-face – pushed through by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during former President George W. However, it is unlikely that the international organization will levy fines or censure Canada, especially if the 100-square- kilometer bloom (6,214 square miles) performs as intended, absorbing atmospheric carbon dioxide and then sinking to the bottom of the ocean in imitation of nature’s own carbon sequestration techniques.

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Camel Meat Catching on in Canada

Green Prophet

Emiratis are addicted to Canada’s premier doughnut chain, Tim Horton’s. Food & Health camel meat Canada exotic meatsToronto eateries now offer camel burgers and kangaroo kebabs. So it makes for kharmic culinary balance that Torontonians chomp a North American staple with a crazy MidEast twist: camel burgers. Casbah , a food kiosk in downtown Toronto, serves up camel burgers. “It’s It’s very healthy, and it has no fat,” Casbah owner Dali Chehimi told CBC news.

Ontario: Canada’s green wine country

Green Traveler Guides

It’s high time to visit Canada’s green wine country. Ontario: Canada’s green wine country is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Canada North America Ontario Wine country green wine Green Wine News green wine tourism| Green Wine News |. N ot far from Niagara Falls , around the Ontario town of Beamsville , the peach and cherry orchards of the past are quickly disappearing. They’re being replaced by grape vines. . Photo by Featherstone.

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Canada’s Greensoil Invests in Israel Cleantech

Green Prophet

Greensoil, an investment firm from Canada will fund Israeli agritech companies with a reported $12 million. Cash from Canada will be funding clean technology companies in Israel. Business & Politics Cleantech, Science & Technology agriculture Canada clean tech food green investment green tech irrigation Israel sustainable agricultureA new Canadian fund called Greensoil looks to build Israeli agritech companies with the launch of a $12 million CAN fund.

No, Canada – There is No Ethical Oil

Green Prophet

A Canadian lobbying group is claiming that Canada’s oil is somehow more “ethical” than Saudi Arabian oil because the Saudis don’t just destroy the climate we evolved to live in but also abuse women’s rights. Yet, imagining that either of them have the right to talk ethics, dirty oil governed and now climate-science-denying Canada and dirty oil dependent and human-right-denying Saudi Arabia are squabbling over which oil is ethical.

Solar Brokers Canada–Getting Paid for the Power You Produce

Green Living Ideas

The post Solar Brokers Canada–Getting Paid for the Power You Produce appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts broker Canada Feed in Tariff solarEarlier this month, MIT published a study that caught some attention from media sources across the Web. As part of the MIT Energy Initiative, the +300 page study, entitled The Future of Solar Energy, was intended to investigate the trends, both current and future, of global solar energy.

Clean-Tech Bonds Forged Between Israel and Canada

Green Prophet

Israel’s Heliofocus caught Canada’s attention. billion in annual trade exists between Canada and Israel, including considerable Canadian investment in Israeli agritech. Canada’s Greensoil Invests in Israel Cleantech. Business & Politics Canada Israel Solar Energy

‘Infernal summer’ in Canada may split September election

AGreenLiving

“For many Canadians, this is the summer the effects of climate change became all too real,” said Robin Edger, director of climate change at the Insurance Bureau of Canada. Read the original post: ‘Infernal summer’ in Canada may split September election. Canadians are more concerned about climate change than about COVID-19, according to a new poll.

Canada Cuts UNESCO Funds Based on US Law

Green Prophet

Voluntary funding to support nature and ancient cities is thinned even more as Canada cuts its funding to UNESCO. According to the Montreal Gazette, following a UNESCO vote that will give Palestinians a seat at the table, Canada’s federal government responded by retracting its voluntary payments which amounts to about $12 million a year. Business & Politics Travel & Nature Canada Israel Israel-Palestinian conflict Palestine UNESCO United Nations US Yemen

Is Canada Very Green?

Eco Friendly Daily

Despite having a relatively small population – along with plenty of hydroelectric sources of energy and a large environmentally savvy contingent – Canada has a large ecological impact. In fact, a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives ranks Canada as third, behind the US and United Arab Emirates (and tying with Finland). Using data from Statistics Canada, the authors subdivided households by income.

Nissan Leaf to Sell in Canada for $38,395

Eco Auto Ninja

No matter which Leaf model you choose in Canada, one thing is for sure, it will come equipped with the cold weather package which includes heated seats in front and back, heated steering wheel and outside mirrors as well as an HVAC directed to the back seat area. Electric Nissan Leaf Nissan Leaf Canada Nissan Leaf cost Nissan Leaf rebates

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Eyes and Ears: Indigenous Guardians steward Canada’s lands and waters

Cool Green Science

The Gitanyow Lax’yip Guardians are one of many Indigenous-led stewardship groups across Canada that are highlighted in TNC Canada’s new Indigenous Guardians Toolkit. Across Canada, Indigenous Guardian programs employ local community members in roles that include monitoring priority issues, protecting cultural and ecological values, patrolling for illegal activities, conducting field research, acting as ambassadors to their territories, connecting youth and elders, and much more.

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Leading fashion brand Canada Goose goes fur-free

AGreenLiving

Canadian fashion brand Canada Goose has announced that it will be ending the use of fur in its products by the end of 2022. In a statement, Canada Goose has announced that it will be ending purchases of fur by the end of this year and will stop manufacturing fur products by the end of next year. Barbara Cartwright, the chief executive of Humane Canada, has welcomed the move, saying that it places the company as a leader in terms of championing animal rights. “We

What You Need To Know About Solar Power In Canada

Green Prophet

Well, the trend in even picking up in Canada as well. How Does Solar Power Work In Canada? . The concept of solar power in Canada is similar to that in the United States and it is extremely easy. Whether you are visiting Canada or living in the country you truly can benefit from this sustainable power.

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Love Your Lentils Canada competition launches May

Green (Living) Review

Vote for your favourites, Canada. SASKATOON, SK, May 2, 2013 – Canadian Lentils in partnership with Chef Michael Smith announced today the Love Your Lentils Canada competition, which challenges home chefs and food bloggers to develop and adapt recipes that could become a new favourite for family mealtime. "I love lentils and I''m thrilled that we grow the best in the world right here in Canada!"

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Toyota RAV4 EV Production in Canada

Eco Auto Ninja

will be built in Ontario, Canada. The highly anticipated 2012 pure electric Toyota RAV4 that will be sold in the U.S. Ray Tanguay, Toyota’s North American senior VP, made the statement about the location of the RAV4 EV production facility at the Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefing. According to Tanguay, the Woodstcok, Ontario plant, which currently builds all RAV4s that are sold in the U.S., is perfectly equipped to build the fully electric versions too.

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Canada’s biggest indie hotel chain launches ‘Delta Greens’

Green Traveler Guides

Canada ’s largest independent hotel chain has challenged its 8,000+ employees at its 46 properties is “to rethink everything we do to create positive, long-term environmental change.&# Canada’s biggest indie hotel chain launches ‘Delta Greens’ is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Canada Hotels News Delta HotelsWant to know how Delta Hotels and Resorts ’ new environmental sustainability program is going? You can track it online.

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Peter Steele “Grampa Gnome” protector of Canada’s Living Water – in time and on time

Green Prophet

The solar-powered home is located deep inside a forest in Powassan, Nipissing –– an area of Canada remote enough to be very uncomfortable to most city people. The Canadian Shield is one of the world’s largest geologic continental shields, centred on Hudson Bay and extending for 8 million square km over eastern, central, and northwestern Canada from the Great Lakes to the Canadian Arctic and into Greenland.

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Earth911 Podcast: Loop’s Circular Shopping Expands to Canada

AGreenLiving

Listen to “Earth911 Podcast: Loop’s Circular Shopping Expands to Canada” … The post Earth911 Podcast: Loop’s Circular Shopping Expands to Canada appeared first on Earth 911. Read the original post: Earth911 Podcast: Loop’s Circular Shopping Expands to Canada.

Peter Steel “Grampa Gnome” protector of Canada’s Living Water – in time and on time

Green Prophet

The solar-powered home is located deep inside a forest in Powassan, Nipissing –– an area of Canada remote enough to be very uncomfortable to most city people. The Canadian Shield is one of the world’s largest geologic continental shields, centred on Hudson Bay and extending for 8 million square km over eastern, central, and northwestern Canada from the Great Lakes to the Canadian Arctic and into Greenland.

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Canada and USA sign on to rehabilitate the Jordan River

Green Prophet

Mayors from 114 North American cities entered into an agreement to rehabilitate an endangered river halfway across the world. Launched at the recent Water After Borders (WAB) summit in Chicago, the partnership brings expertise in transboundary water system management to the Jordan River , a waterbody long embroiled in regional politics. Led by EcoPeace: Middle East (formerly Friends of the Earth Middle East) and the Great Lakes and St.

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Canada’s conservative government is gutting environment protection

Green Blog

Although Canada’s Conservative Party won only 40% of the popular vote in the last election, it captured an absolute majority of the seats in the House of Commons. Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada, prepared this list of the environmental laws that will be repealed or changed: Canadian Environmental Assessment Act ditched. Parks Canada Agency Act trimmed, staff cut. Six hundred and thirty-eight of the nearly 3,000 Parks Canada workers will be cut.

Canada clamps down on criticism of Israel

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Canada, in an affront to free speech, government committee declares that criticism of Israel should be considered anti-Semitic. Thus Canada is taking it further even than the way things are done in the USA when it comes to criticism of the Zionist State in Palestine, called Israel, where, basically, any such criticism is suppressed, unless it is published in Blogs and such.

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Canada Sued Over Oil Sands Environmental Destruction

Eco Friendly Daily

Canada is currently a world leader in oil sand oil extraction and also holds a great deal of the reserves. According to the Beaver Lake Cree Nation in Canada these practices go against a treaty with the Canadian government in order to maintain their way of life. The group has subsequently sued both the federal and provincial governments in Canada for breaching the treaty.

Canada wearing blinders when it comes to global warming

Eco Friendly Daily

In addition to withdrawing from the Kyoto protocols and failing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Canada has no plan to adapt to a changing climate, according to Johanne Gelinas, Canada’s environment commissioner. The Pembinas Institute in Alberta says that the oil sands are Canada’s fastest-growing source of emissions, releasing 70-100 kg of carbon dioxide for every barrel of crude produced. Source: CTV, Canada has no climate change plan.

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Canada will withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol

Green Blog

Just hours after returning from COP17 in South Africa, Peter Kent, Canada’s environment minister, announced that the country would use their legal right and become the first country to quit the Kyoto Protocol. ” The Kyoto protocol, Kent said, would force Canada to implement “radical and irresponsible action” that would result in “the loss of thousands of jobs.” But why is Canada really withdrawing from the Kyoto protocol?

Is Canada’s Tar Sand Oil More Ethical Than Saudi’s? (POLL)

Green Prophet

Extracted from a heavily polluting process, Canadian lobbyists are saying that Canada’s tar sands oil is more ethical than oil from Saudi Arabia, due to the lack of women’s rights (in the western sense) over in that Arab country. Business & Politics Canada Saudi Arabia tar sandsSusan just pointed out her criticism of Canadians taking the moral high ground when it comes to oil from tar sands.