It’s tough to hear bad news, especially at this time of year when you want to start focusing on family and friends and all the seasonal events that the holidays bring. As the nights get longer and longer, there are always those few last gifts to buy or make and goodies to bake.
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Monday of last week one of our volunteers, Jake, offered to go to downtown Ottawa to take air quality readings around the truckers convoy. As a volunteer with our Breathe Easy project, Jake justifiably wanted to see how the trucker convoy and their idling, honking trucks were affecting the air breathed by Ottawa citizens as they endure what is now widely understood to be a political and illegal occupation.
Sometimes a weight has pressed on you so long you forget what it felt like before it got there.
On Wednesday afternoon, we received the decision from the federal court that, while our case questioning the regulation exempting exploratory drilling from impact assessment was serious enough to warrant judicial review, the exemption itself could come into force even as we continue to pursue the case.
I have barely had time to update you on our legal challenge to a proposed regulation that would accelerate the rapid roll-out of oil and gas drilling off Eastern Newfoundland.
Like many families, my own is now in semi-isolation, with daycares, schools, and extracurricular activities cancelled for the next few weeks. We want to do our part, as Dr.
This is the first line in a message being sent by emergency services to those who refuse to leave their homes as the Australian bushfires approach.
“How dare you.”