John Bennett   |   5 days 18 hours ago
Friends:Below is the blog I was working on Wednesday while our building in Ottawa was in lockdown. It would not have been possible without the sacrifice and courage demonstrated in front of the War...
John Bennett   |   1 week 5 days ago
Listen! Can you hear it? That's a 300 year old oak tree singing in your ear!It's true. The song is called the 'Ballad of the 300 Year Old Oak Tree ' and it's been created for you and...
John Bennett   |   2 weeks 6 days ago
Flupyradifurone is a new neonicotinoid pesticide from Bayer. That’s right, another one!Here is what Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has to say about it:“...
Janet Eaton  |  2014-03-14 08:56

By  Karl Mathiesen.  theguardian.com, Friday 14 March 2014 12.32 GMT    
 What free trade advocates say: The US says the...

Janet Eaton  |  2014-03-14 08:54

The Canadian Press Posted: Mar 13, 2014 10:11 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 13, 2014 10:21 AM ET

Prime...

Janet Eaton  |  2014-03-13 08:35
March 12, 2014. ft.com Letters to Editor  From Mr Kavaljit Singh.

Sir, Robert Zoellick’s assertion that China can advance internal reforms through...

30 October, 2014
OTTAWA – Environmental organizations are calling on Health Canada to stop approving systemic pesticides that are toxic to bees and threaten to interfere with ecosystem...
21 October, 2014
MEDIA RELEASEOctober 21, 2014OTTAWA – Sierra Club Canada Foundation is calling on Ontario Agriculture Minister Jeff Leal to immediately ban the use of neonicotinoid...
13 October, 2014
MEDIA RELEASEOctober 14, 2014K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax NS) - Save Our Seas and Shores Coalition is calling on the Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C...
16 August, 2013
 Elmwood area beekeeper says the Ontario government needs to act now to ban a pesticide that he claims has killed millions of his honeybees and millions of others in the province.Dave...
14 August, 2013
There is more troubling news for beekeepers.Another die-off has a local producer sounding the alarm, and provincial inspectors have stepped in to get to the bottom of the issue.Beekeeper...
14 August, 2013
The federal Conservative government consulted with both environmental organizations and industry associations before making controversial changes to the Fisheries Act last year, but...

            

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