National Newswatch

Feds to introduce co-developed legislation on Indigenous child services in 2019

Nov 30 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Indigenous leaders expressed optimism Friday that the federal government is finally trying to fix a child-welfare system that has become Canada's modern version of residential schools. Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott intends to introduce legislation early in the new year that would enshrine principles for Indigenous child welfare into federal law, she announced, including community control […]

Feds to introduce co-developed legislation on Indigenous child services in 2019

Nov 30 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Indigenous leaders expressed optimism Friday that the federal government is finally trying to fix a child-welfare system that has become Canada's modern version of residential schools. Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott intends to introduce legislation early in the new year that would enshrine principles for Indigenous child welfare into federal law, she announced, including community control […]

Feds to introduce co-developed legislation on Indigenous child services in 2019

Nov 30 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Indigenous leaders expressed optimism Friday that the federal government is finally trying to fix a child-welfare system that has become Canada's modern version of residential schools. Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott intends to introduce legislation early in the new year that would enshrine principles for Indigenous child welfare into federal law, she announced, including community control […]

Eco, health groups and provinces seek status in carbon-tax court challenge

Nov 30 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The battle royal over carbon pricing in Canada is getting even hotter, with provinces, environment groups, a First Nation and health experts all asking for permission to participate in a Saskatchewan court challenge. The Saskatchewan government has asked its provincial appeal court to assess a federal law imposing carbon pricing on provinces that don't have their own […]

Eco, health groups and provinces seek status in carbon-tax court challenge

Nov 30 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The battle royal over carbon pricing in Canada is getting even hotter, with provinces, environment groups, a First Nation and health experts all asking for permission to participate in a Saskatchewan court challenge. The Saskatchewan government has asked its provincial appeal court to assess a federal law imposing carbon pricing on provinces that don't have their own […]

Eco, health groups and provinces seek status in carbon-tax court challenge

Nov 30 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The battle royal over carbon pricing in Canada is getting even hotter, with provinces, environment groups, a First Nation and health experts all asking for permission to participate in a Saskatchewan court challenge. The Saskatchewan government has asked its provincial appeal court to assess a federal law imposing carbon pricing on provinces that don't have their own […]

Medical journal calls on Canada to ramp up climate action, curb air pollution

Nov 28 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A new report from one of the world's most prestigious medical journals says Canada's failure to cut greenhouse-gas emissions isn't just killing the planet, it's killing Canadians. The report on the health impacts of climate change, published Wednesday in The Lancet, concludes that successfully tackling climate change would be the single biggest thing governments can […]

Medical journal calls on Canada to ramp up climate action, curb air pollution

Nov 28 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A new report from one of the world's most prestigious medical journals says Canada's failure to cut greenhouse-gas emissions isn't just killing the planet, it's killing Canadians. The report on the health impacts of climate change, published Wednesday in The Lancet, concludes that successfully tackling climate change would be the single biggest thing governments can […]

Saskatchewan, PEI best places to install solar panels on your home, NEB says

Nov 28 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Installing solar panels already makes sense for most homeowners in Saskatchewan and Ontario but the National Energy Board says the abundance of cheap hydroelectricity in Quebec and Manitoba means solar power may never make much economic sense in those provinces. In Canada, long, dark winters means it's unlikely solar will ever become the sole source of electricity anywhere. "The country […]

Saskatchewan, PEI best places to install solar panels on your home, NEB says

Nov 28 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Installing solar panels already makes sense for most homeowners in Saskatchewan and Ontario but the National Energy Board says the abundance of cheap hydroelectricity in Quebec and Manitoba means solar power may never make much economic sense in those provinces. In Canada, long, dark winters means it's unlikely solar will ever become the sole source of electricity anywhere. "The country […]

Saskatchewan, PEI best places to install solar panels on your home, NEB says

Nov 28 2018 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Installing solar panels already makes sense for most homeowners in Saskatchewan and Ontario but the National Energy Board says the abundance of cheap hydroelectricity in Quebec and Manitoba means solar power may never make much economic sense in those provinces. In Canada, long, dark winters means its unlikely solar will ever become the sole source of electricity anywhere. "The country […]