Environmental investments in 2017 budget get mixed reviews
On March 22, the federal government introduced the second budget of Justin Trudeau’s mandate. Building on their campaign promise to prioritize environmental action, Finance Minister Bill Morneau made green investment a featured item in the 2017 budget. A...
Rideau Canal skating season feeling the heat
By Andrea Tingey and Tiffany Lewis | Capital News Online looks at how temperatures have affected the canal after a disappointing start to this year's skating season.
Nuclear needs: Watchdog warns of shoddy power plant inspections
By Patrick Butler and Alexandra Mazur | Most of Ontario's power comes from nuclear energy but the federal environment watchdog says power plant inspections aren't up to snuff.
Climate consultation swamped by internet trolls
By Rupert Nuttle and Spencer Van Dyk | The federal Liberals have launched more than 400 online public consultations since taking office a year ago, but the results may be swayed by the internet troll phenomenon.
“Angry Inuk” seeks to show Inuit side to annual seal hunt
By Rebecca Hardiment and Caitlin Hart | The annual Canadian seal hunt is often seen through the perspective of animal rights activists, Inuk film director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril hopes to change this.