Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: pandemic

Women’s Work: How to Empower More Women to Enter and...

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By Connie Vitello The scarcity of women in the environment sector and working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) positions is an ongoing concern....

Government of Canada Confirms New GHG Emissions Reduction Target

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Yesterday Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson formally submitted Canada’s enhanced Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the United Nations—committing Canada to cut...

Environmental Testing Can Catch COVID-19 Outbreaks Faster

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A study at three Calgary hospitals has proven that testing wastewater for COVID-19 can help identify cases and predict outbreaks in individual high-risk facilities. The...

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna Makes Big Moves for a Green Recovery

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How Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna is supporting a cleaner, greener, more inclusive Canada. By Connie Vitello Catherine McKenna presented a confident keynote address...

Report Warns Climate Change to Increase Health Costs and Inequities

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Governments can save lives and minimize costs by investing proactively in measures that improve people's health and security in the face of rising climate...

Survey Reveals Concern for Achieving Net Zero Targets

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A survey by GHD, one of the world’s leading professional services companies, has found that only 47 per cent of Canadian consumers and 42 per...

Prime Minister Takes Stronger Action on Climate Change

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During today’s Leaders Summit on Climate, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, announced that Canada will enhance emissions reduction target under the Paris Agreement – known...

Earth Day 2021 Activities Available Virtually

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Happy Earth Day across Canada and globally. The theme for this year's Earth Day is "Let's Take Care of the Planet," which focuses on...

Environmental Surveillance Can Provide Early Warning System for Detecting COVID-19

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Wastewater samples prove everyone infected with COVID-19 releases a little of the rapidly evolving disease, according to researchers at Western University in London, Ontario. While...

Green and Inclusive: How FCM’s CEO is Helping Municipalities Build Back...

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Carole Saab, the chief executive officer of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) brings a clear and ambitious vision for Canadian municipalities on the...
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