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August 15, 2018

China files WTO challenge to U.S. tariffs on solar panels

The 30 per cent tariffs announced in January improperly help U.S. producers in violation of WTO rules, the Commerce Ministry said
August 15, 2018

Climate change likely to cause more sewage leaks, McKenna says

Over one trillion litres of raw sewage leaked into Canadian waterways between 2013 and 2017
August 15, 2018

AddEnergie will provide 50 kW fast-charging stations for Quebec and eastern Ontario

The Quebec firm will once again contribute to the Electric Circuit public charging network. Since 2013, AddEnergie has provided the network with 1,500 charging stations

August 14, 2018

Pesticides linked to bee deaths will be phased out in Canada, sources say [UPDATED]

Neonicotinoids are a class of pesticides used to manage pests like aphids and spider mites
August 14, 2018

Tug carrying up to 22,000 litres of fuel capsizes in Fraser River off Vancouver

It's unclear what the impact of the spill will be on the ecosystem, which is at the north arm of the salmon-bearing Fraser River
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Tesla forming committee to assess proposal to go private [UPDATED]

A special committee of three independent directors has been formed

Musk says he’s talking with Saudi fund to take Tesla private

Most of the funding would be in stock rather than debt, according to a blog post

Tesla CEO drops latest bombshell with US$72B buyout proposal

Musk hopes that taking the company private will bolster its aim to revolutionize an automobile industry dominated by fuel-combustion vehicles and shelter it from investors' focus on the bottom line

UPS to test new electric vehicle

The parcel service is collaborating with Los Angeles-based Thor Trucks on an electric delivery truck

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Pesticides linked to bee deaths will be phased out in Canada, sources say [UPDATED]

Neonicotinoids are a class of pesticides used to manage pests like aphids and spider mites

Tug carrying up to 22,000 litres of fuel capsizes in Fraser River off Vancouver

It's unclear what the impact of the spill will be on the ecosystem, which is at the north arm of the salmon-bearing Fraser River

Al Gore: Trump not yet as damaging to environment as he feared

The former U.S. vice-president, an outspoken Trump critic and environmentalist, says checks and balances in the U.S. system have hampered Trump's destructive environmental policies

Court orders ban on harmful pesticide, says EPA violated law

Scientific evidence shows the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which is widely sprayed on citrus fruits, apples and other crops, causes neurodevelopmental damage to children

FinancingMore Financing

China files WTO challenge to U.S. tariffs on solar panels

The 30 per cent tariffs announced in January improperly help U.S. producers in violation of WTO rules, the Commerce Ministry said

Tesla forming committee to assess proposal to go private [UPDATED]

A special committee of three independent directors has been formed

Musk says he’s talking with Saudi fund to take Tesla private

Most of the funding would be in stock rather than debt, according to a blog post

Tesla board evaluating CEO’s bid to take company private

By taking Tesla private, CEO and Chairman Elon Musk believes that the company will be able to sharpen its long-term focus without being beholden to stockholders. But privatization will limit the firm's capital

Environment and SafetyMore Environment and Safety

Climate change likely to cause more sewage leaks, McKenna says

Over one trillion litres of raw sewage leaked into Canadian waterways between 2013 and 2017

AddEnergie will provide 50 kW fast-charging stations for Quebec and eastern Ontario

The Quebec firm will once again contribute to the Electric Circuit public charging network. Since 2013, AddEnergie has provided the network with 1,500 charging stations

Tug carrying up to 22,000 litres of fuel capsizes in Fraser River off Vancouver

It's unclear what the impact of the spill will be on the ecosystem, which is at the north arm of the salmon-bearing Fraser River

Hydro power storage project to be built near retired open pit coal mine in Alberta [UPDATED]

The multimillion-dollar facility, 60 km east of Jasper National Park, will generate power by pumping water uphill from a lower pond then sending it downhill where it will turn a turbine generator

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Musk says he’s talking with Saudi fund to take Tesla private

Most of the funding would be in stock rather than debt, according to a blog post

Ontario launching constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax plan

Environment Minister Rod Phillips and Attorney General Caroline Mulroney made the announcement on August 2

Citing competitiveness pressures, feds ease carbon tax thresholds [UPDATED]

The Trudeau government determined certain industries face a high competitive risk and will have their carbon price thresholds adjusted

New oilsands exploration tech leaves forest intact, to the relief of the caribou

Using a new seismic surveying technique can stem fragmentation of the boreal forest and the impact on wildlife

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