Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: conservation

Purchase of Driftwood Cove Moves Canada Towards 2020 Conservation Goal

Yesterday, the federal government purchased a substantial length of shoreline by way of the Driftwood Cove property in the Bruce Peninsula. Catherine McKenna, Minister of...

Report: Indigenous Peoples Outperform Conventional Conservation

New research has suggested that Indigenous peoples and local communities dramatically outperform other methods to protect sensitive environments. The report, Cornered by Protected Areas, was...

McDonald’s Canada Adopts Sustainability Standards for Beef, Including Water

In a major nod to the quality of Canadian beef, McDonald’s Canada announced today that it will be the first company to serve Canadian beef from...

Protection of Last Intact Forest Corridor Along Rideau Waterway

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the protection of 48 hectares (120 acres), including 2.5 kilometres of historic Rideau Waterway shoreline, on...

Tides Canada President and CEO, Ross McMillan, to Exit Role

Tides Canada announced yesterday that its president and CEO, Ross McMillan, has decided to leave his position at Tides Canada towards the end of...

Okanagan Communities Reaffirm Water Conservation Committment

Okanagan Valley’s mayors gathered yesterday at the UnH20 Gardens to talk water conservation. Following a difficult year of flood, record-breaking temperatures, and as talk...

Labatt Breweries of Canada Provides Emergency Drinking Water in N.B.

Labatt Breweries of Canada is providing 100,000 cans of emergency drinking water for New Brunswick as part of its Canadian Disaster Relief Program. The water will...

B.C. Swears In New Conservation Officers, Boosts Staff to 160

Twenty new conservation officers were sworn in yesterday in Victoria, British Columbia and will begin their postings this fall throughout the province. “We recognize the...

Five Lessons Cities Can Learn From Cape Town

Postponing Day Zero in Cape Town for 2018 comes as no surprise. There was no sense to it once the day had been pushed into...

Home Furnishing Retailer Awarded for Employee Sustainability Engagement

IKEA Canada has been named as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for the 10th consecutive year for its commitment to sustainability practices, including water conservation....

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