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Pandemic delivers shock to global energy system  

June 22, 2020

It is now clear that the COVID-19 pandemic will have a fundamental impact on the world’s energy systems and on the pace and direction of the global transition. Dramatic cuts in spending and a reallocation of funds into digital solutions and environmental sustainability are among some of the most significant

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Infestation of ‘jumping tree lice’ forces city to chop down trees

June 22, 2020

MOOSEJAW TODAY — During the past couple of months, the parks and recreation department removed 30 Mancana ash trees from the area, with six more removals planned on Manitoba Street East and High Street East. Tree stumps with orange Xs spray painted on them have been noticeable, especially on Main

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COVID compounds effects of Northern Pulp closure

June 22, 2020

HALIFAX TODAY — It’s been six months since Northern Pulp was first ordered to shut down by the government. Since then, the Pictou county pulp mill has fully ceased operations and laid off staff, going into a hibernation mode. “They’ve gone through the process of doing the work that they

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Government providing loans to struggling Indigenous businesses

June 22, 2020

TORONTO —The government of Ontario is providing up to $10 million to Indigenous-owned small and medium-sized businesses to help them with much-needed capital as the province begins to safely and gradually reopen the economy.  Loans of up to $50,000 will be available to businesses that are either ineligible for, or

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Ontario Invests in Invasive Species Centre

June 22, 2020

SAULT STE. MARIE — The Ontario government is protecting the province from the harmful ecological, social and economic effects of invasive species by investing in management and prevention.    Ross Romano, MPP for Sault Ste. Marie, announced the province is investing $850,000 in the Invasive Species Centre to support important

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Canada’s forestry leaders foster recovery

June 19, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the world in a permanent way.  Over the last few months, Canada’s forest products industry has overcome unprecedented operational challenges, even as we moved to embrace our designation as an ‘essential’ Canadian service.  The challenge before us was threefold: we needed to ensure our people’s

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Workplace Safety North webinar on leadership in times of uncertainty

June 19, 2020

NORTH BAY, ON – On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm ET, Workplace Safety North (WSN) hosts its second COVID-19 Conversations free webinar titled “Leadership in Times of Uncertainty.” The webinar series is designed to help businesses and communities cope with changes caused by the pandemic. More

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