Canada’s top five federal contaminated sites to cost taxpayers $4.38-billion to clean up

Canada’s top five federal contaminated sites to cost taxpayers .38-billion to clean up

Remediation of the Giant Mine, one of the most contaminated sites in Canada, is expected to be the most expensive federal environmental cleanup.ANGELA GZOWSKI/The Canadian Press With a cost estimate of $4.38-billion, remediation of the Giant Mine, one of the most contaminated sites in Canada, is also expected to be the most expensive federal environmental … Read more

Canada signs non-binding agreement with Germany to export hydrogen to Europe by 2025

Canada signs non-binding agreement with Germany to export hydrogen to Europe by 2025

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, shakes hands with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz during the Canadian-German Business Forum in Toronto on Aug. 23, 2022.COLE BURSTON/AFP/Getty Images The Canadian and German governments have signed a deal to co-operate on exporting hydrogen fuel to Europe, setting an ambitious target of 2025 to begin shipments from Eastern Canada – … Read more

Canadian home prices could drop by 25 per cent by end of next year, report says

Canadian home prices could drop by 25 per cent by end of next year, report says

A home for sale in Toronto’s Annex neighborhood on July 18.Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail Canada’s average home price could drop by as much as 25 per cent from peak values ​​in February by the end of next year, with the Maritimes and most of Ontario shouldering greater declines owing to the sharp jump in … Read more

Out-of-control Newfoundland wildfires leave communities cut off with food running low

Out-of-control Newfoundland wildfires leave communities cut off with food running low

Smoke from a forest fire in central Newfoundland on Aug. 7.The Canadian Press The worst forest fires to hit Newfoundland and Labrador in more than 60 years have stranded hundreds of travelers who had returned to the island’s south coast for a series of summer festivals and reunions, while officials scramble to airlift food to … Read more

Canada to spend $4.9-billion over six years to modernize NORAD defenses

Canada to spend .9-billion over six years to modernize NORAD defenses

Canada’s Defense Minister Anita Anand in a file photo taken in Singapore on June 12, 2022.CAROLINE CHIA/Reuters The Canadian government has pledged $4.9-billion over six years to help the United States upgrade NORAD’s continental defenses and address the growing threat posed by hypersonic missiles and advanced cruise missile technology developed by Russia and China. Defense … Read more

Poilievre campaign roils Conservative leadership race, saying it added more than 300,000 new party members

Poilievre campaign roils Conservative leadership race, saying it added more than 300,000 new party members

Conservative leadership hopeful Pierre Poilievre takes part in the French-language leadership debate in Laval, Que., on May 25.Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press Pierre Poilievre’s campaign to lead the federal Conservatives has shaken up the race, saying it has signed up more than 300,000 new members, but his rivals insist that the battle to succeed former leader … Read more

Cenovus to restart West White Rose offshore oil project in Newfoundland

Cenovus to restart West White Rose offshore oil project in Newfoundland

Cenovus CEO Alex Pourbaix in Calgary on Jan. 30, 2020.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press An overhaul of Newfoundland and Labrador’s royalty structure means the West White Rose oil field expansion will go ahead, its partners announced Tuesday, ending two years of uncertainty about the half-finished project off the coast of Canada’s most easterly province. Work will … Read more

What access to abortion looks like across Canada

What access to abortion looks like across Canada

Protesters sit outside the US Supreme Court after the leak of a draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito preparing for a majority of the court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision later this year, in Washington, on May 3.EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/Reuters News that the US Supreme Court may overturn Roe … Read more