Mother Jones and National Observer invite you to 'Journalism in the Time of Trump'

How can we make sure, in the United States, and Canada, that we continue to have the kind of journalism the moment calls for? Please join Steve Katz, Publisher of Mother Jones, named 2017 Magazine of the Year, and me, Linda Solomon Wood, Editor-in-Chief of National Observer, at 7:30 p.m. on November 16 in Vancouver for a discussion of investigative journalism in the time of Trump.
Catherine McKenna, climate change, Ottawa

Canadian and U.S. climate interests collide in Bonn

Climate change talks in Germany are headed for a collision course on coal this week — and Canada is right in the middle of it. This year, the parties to Paris are hammering out rules for how that accord will be implemented, how carbon will be counted and how countries will be held accountable for their emissions cuts.

ELIZABETH MAY: Why environmental law matters

In 1976, I participated in my first environmental assessment. It was a review of a proposed hydroelectric dam carved out of land that had been in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. What I didn’t know when I showed up in the high school gym in Baddeck, Nova Scotia for the hearings was that the Wreck Cove Hydro Project was the subject of the first federal review ever in Canada.
Sarnia, Global News, chemical plant, The Price of Oil, Carolyn Jarvis

Ontario investigates after Sarnia plant evacuated over possible leak

Nova Chemicals in Corunna, south of Sarnia, evacuated staff to a “safe location” Wednesday after a potential leak triggered plant alarms, the company said. Hydrogen sulphide, which has a rotten egg odour, can paralyze the human sense of smell and cause death at high enough concentrations. The ministry spokesperson said staff are investigating why Nova didn’t immediately report the spill.