San Francisco, Ottawa lead over Vancouver in Sustainability
The Pressure’s on: Will Vancouver Be Greenest City by 2020? You can almost hear Mayor Robertson’s pressured gulp echoing against the city’s North-facing mountains. A Toronto-based media and research company for...
Eggonomics: How Hopping the Border to Buy U.S. Eggs Impacts the B.C. Economy
Living along the border edge like the majority of Canadians do, we become accustomed to taking opportunity to skip down to the States for the advantage of cheaper shopping....
#WaterWeek in Canada
March 18-24 is Canada Water Week. Not only is this precious commodity essential for life and the make-up of at least 60% of the human body, but it is embedded...
Hip-Hopolitical: Video Compares Food Industry to Drug Dealers
Making the web rounds is this video “What Up, Steve?” by Halifax rapper Kyle McKenna, blasting Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a number of shoddy political moves against Canadians. Another...
Blockadia Rising: Voices of the Tar Sands Blockade
The video opens to the sound of men howling like wolves, a growing sequence of hoots and cheers, bellows reminiscent of ancient war cries. Then a shot of land,...
Canadian government backs shale gas drilling in New Brunswick
The federal Environment Minister, Peter Kent, is reportedly vocalizing his support for shale-gas exploration in New Brunswick, Canada for its significant economic benefits. That said, Kent also admits that having...
Threatened Lake of the Year Award goes to Lake Winnipeg
The Global Nature Fund (GNF), a private non-profit that supports the protection of environment and nature, has recently awarded Lake Winnipeg the title of “Threatened Lake of the Year...
Ontario to Phase Out Remaining Coal Plants
Ontario is that much closer to completely phasing out coal from its energy mix. Recently, Premier Dalton McGuinty announced that the Lambton Generating Station and the Nanticoke Generating Station...
Canada’s Top Ten Weather Stories of 2012
Environment Canada has released its top 10 weather stories of the year. And according to the agency, "go big" seemed to be the theme for Mother Nature in 2012...
Survey: Many Canadians not recycling electronics properly
We can be certain that a cache of old electronics will suddenly crop up by the end of this holiday season as millions of Canadians receive new electronic toys...
Harmful Things You Do to Your Dog Without Realizing
Discover the surprising ways you might unknowingly harm your beloved dog. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and ensure the well-being of your furry friend.
From Paper to Digital: A Guide to Green Invoicing for Businesses
Discover the power of going digital with our comprehensive guide to green invoicing. Say goodbye to paper clutter and embrace the eco-friendly solution that streamlines your business operations and saves the environment, one invoice at a time.
Understanding the Different Types of Solar Panels
Making the switch to solar power is exciting, but you’ll have to do some research first. There are different variations of solar panels that offer various pros and cons. Check out this guide to understanding the different types of solar panels to make the best decision for your home or business.
The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar
The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.
How to Make Your Own Neem Oil Pesticide
Neem oil pesticide is 100% natural and non-toxic to humans and pets, is inexpensive, and offers a long-term solution to pest problems.
4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals
There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.