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Ontario already loses 71 hectares of farmland to urban purposes every day – the PCs' Bill 66 will open up one of the last vestiges of small-scale agriculture in the province to development Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Food waste is a national and global problem – but Toronto researchers and startups are tackling the dysfunction at the core of the industry Read more

Food & Drink

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But pressure to build more pipelines to develop tar sands crude is fuelling a political calamity between Alberta and the rest of the country Read more

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A vegan lifestyle message as a way to combat climate change could ensure the environmental movement remains a space dominated by those who are white and enjoy class privilege Read more

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We're headed for an 80 per cent increase in greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture if global dietary trends continue to go unchecked Read more

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The post-truth politics that propelled Donald Trump and Doug Ford to office were invented in the climate wars Read more

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We all need to recognize that our lives are deeply dependent on the health of Earth’s ecosystems, and that our current lifestyle is putting these systems at risk Read more

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Environmental groups agree carbon pricing is an important tool in reducing emissions, but its importance should not be exaggerated Read more

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Premier's closed-door meeting with China-owned company raises the spectre of future water sell-offs for industrial use Read more

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Glyphosate is the most used herbicide in human history – since the arrival of genetically modified crops in the 1990s its use has exploded 15-fold Read more

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Those, like Premier Ford, who support keeping Pickering running need to explain how they plan to safeguard the thousands of tonnes of potentially deadly waste already stored at the site Read more

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Bare Market, Toronto's first package-free goods store, has launched pop-up shops across Toronto to combat plastic consumption. Read more

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Here's how to rid plastic from your daily routine and advocate for long-term environmental change Read more

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The best 2018 earth day events in Toronto will guide you on what to do, where to go and who to learn from on April 22. From a panel discussion on the circular economy to a lecture by Jane Goodall, these events will raise your environmental awareness. Read more

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Companies like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Nestlé, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, McDonald’s, Tim Hortons and Starbucks have deliberately pawned off the end of life management of their products on to their customers and to municipalities Read more

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Apps claiming to be more socially responsible than scandal-plagued Uber are popping up in Toronto. NOW's Ecoholic columnist asks whether we're being taken for a ride Read more

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How a global “renaissance” for all things plasticky will spark a zero-waste revolution – and other environmental prognostications for the new year Read more

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Recent studies suggest it is irresponsible to rule out the possibility after last week's "warning to humanity" from more than 15,000 climate change scientists Read more

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One person that might give activists pause about Brown’s possible direction on the environment is his pro-tar sands chief of staff Alykhan Velshi Read more

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    Bert Beekmans

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    Queen’s Park rally ­November 9 pushes for nuclear phase-out.