Ontario Government ends cap and trade carbon tax

Ontario’s government is taking the final step to end the cap and trade carbon tax. The government has finalized the compensation for the eligible participants of the former program, which amounts to a total of $5,090,000. This is consistent with the government’s initial estimate of the final costs and commitment...

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Increasingly warm winters may reduce the survival of forest tree seedlings

Natural Resources Institute Finland — The future climate is expected to be warmer and rainfall is expected to be higher than at present, particularly during the winter. This will increase warm periods and rainfall during the winter, which may lead to a thinner snow cover, local flooding and the formation...

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  • PG&E objects to judge’s proposals to prevent wildfires

    SAN FRANCISCO — Associated Press — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pushed back Friday on a U.S. judge’s revised proposals to prevent the utility’s equipment from causing more wildfires, saying it could not “monitor every tree at every moment of every day” to ensure they don’t pose a threat to...

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  • Weston Forest requalifies as a Best Managed Gold Standard company

    Weston Forest was once again recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies Gold Standard designation. The 2019 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies, demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth.  Weston Forest...

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  • Province Investing in Paper Mill District

    Ontario’s government is supporting tourism in Sault Ste. Marie through an investment in new Paper Mill district attractions, creating eight new full- and part-time jobs. Today, Ross Romano, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced the provincial government is investing $5 million to help the...

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  • Lim Geomatics joins Canada’s Supercluster

    Ottawa, Ontario – Lim Geomatics is thrilled to play a part in the next chapter of Canadian innovation that will see homegrown companies play a much bigger role in the world economy for big data and digital technology. The rubber recently hit the road for Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative—the $950-million federal...

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  • Workplace Safety North co-hosts training event

     SAULT STE. MARIE, ON –Workplace Safety North (WSN), has announced a new May 8 lunch and learn session on leadership training. “As part of the WSN Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series, we want to invite the community, human resources, and health and safety staff to attend an information...

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WINTER #1 2019 – VOL. 23 #1

WINTER #1 2019 – VOL. 23 #1

March 7, 2019
By: Brett Vezina

 

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