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Community Access Bike Share Kitchener A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Community Access Bikeshare launches despite bike share controversies around the world.
lake huron save our saugeen shores nuclear waste A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Experts and residents call for protecting the Great Lakes from nuclear waste, pollution, privatization and more.
rail pipeline oil transport A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Unless our love affair with oil ends, we'll have to cope with both Line 9 and increased rail transport.
bees neonicotinoids A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Which path will we take to protect pollinators from our current agricultural practices?
offshore wind development A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
As rural Ontarians resist wind turbines, the provincial government needs to find a new way to harness wind power.
Calgary flood 2013. A\J Alternatives Journal.ca
Reflections on carnage and leadership from Calgary’s Great Flood of 2013.
grass briefcase corporate sustainability A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Green rankings and public scrutiny are two of the many ways that consumers can help companies move toward sustainability.
nuclear hot spots map great lakes A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Great Lakes nuclear facilities data updated for the first time in 16 years.
Asian Carp A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Grass carp found in Grand River confirmed sterile.
Justin Trudeau A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Will the new Liberal leader be good news for Canadian environmental regulation?
Enbridge line 9 pipeline marker A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
The Line 9 pipeline comment application is directed at experts, not those in surrounding communities.
traffic jam A\J Alternatives Journal transit
Canada continues to cut VIA rail budget while Ontario cities implement light rail systems.
Hundreds of sustainability leaders will celebrate progress at Sustainable Waterloo Region’s 4th Annual Evening of Recognition.
Awarding up to $20,000, program will take First Nations traditional knowledge into account.
First Nations chiefs assembled in Ottawa to step up opposition to Alberta tar sands pipelines through their land.
Can the known risks of climate change ever outweigh the unknown risks of geo-engineering? Scientists are starting to say, well, maybe.
A second chance for the Great Lakes Protection Act and a second round of funding for the Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund.
Julia Hawthornthwaite examines the nature of threats to the UK's greenbelts.
A glimpse of what Canada's energy landscape might look like in 2035.
Talking to the organizers of Toronto’s YIMBY Festival, which promotes communication between politicians community groups from across the city.