Canada – GBRI
 

A six year long dispute between Canada and Philippines has finally come to an end with the former agreeing to bear the cost of bringing 69 shipping containers laden with household garbage back to the Vancouver port. The containers had been shipped to Philippines nearly six years ago wrongly labeled as plastic trash. “This is […]

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Thousands of people have been forced to evacuate after heavy flooding in the Canadian provinces of Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick. As the floodwaters continued to rise amid heavy rains, Montreal and Ottawa declared states of emergency. Many environmentalists and leading government officials are linking the severe flooding event to climate change. “This flooding is happening […]

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With the aim of reducing the use of single-use packaging, Canadian supermarket chain Metro has announced that it will allow its customers in Quebec to bring reusable containers from home for items such as meat, seafood, deli products, and prepared foods. However, there are a few rules that the staff and the customers are required to […]

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According to a shocking new study, more than half of the food produced in Canada is wasted, most of which ends up in landfills. However, a major chunk of that food waste comes from industrial producers and not households. The study confirms that while consumers are part of the problem (of food waste), the actual problem […]

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There is no denying the fact that Canada’s national parks are spectacularly beautiful. The rocky mountains standing tall above turquoise lakes are a sight to behold. These enchanting sights attract swarms of tourists to Banff, Jasper, and Waterton National Parks every year, but while the visitors get their fill of natural beauty, such overwhelming number of […]

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In a rare example of world’s leading nations joining hands to tackle environmental problems before they begin, Canada will join more than a dozen countries today to sign a deal to block commercial fishing in the High Arctic for 16 years. Apart from the fishing ban, countries also commit to major scientific work on the entire […]

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