Canada needs an environmental assessment regime focused on positive impacts, not one that ignores even more projects and their environmental impacts.
Ole Hendrickson is a forest ecologist and current president of the Ottawa River Institute, a non-profit charitable organization based in the Ottawa Valley.
The SNC-Lavalin affair rips the veil off the hidden world of corporate influence on government decision-making.
Like cigarettes, cars should have health warnings and governments should place tight legal restrictions on auto industry ads and sponsorships.
Canada is developing plans for the next generation of nuclear reactors, touted as a form of "clean growth." But there's little evidence that this technology will address climate change.
The Trudeau government has decided to appeal the Ontario Superior Court ruling that would have allowed charities to do their work on behalf of Canadians, free from political harassment.
Corporate dominance of public institutions and the public purse was on full display during a licence hearing for the federal government's nuclear research and waste facilities at Chalk River, Ontario.
A multinational consortium plans to permanently abandon one million cubic metres of radioactive waste in a giant mound next to the Ottawa River.
Even as president-elect Donald Trump appoints his climate change-denying senior advisers, scientists report that runaway climate change is already happening.
Protesters at Muskrat Falls are demanding that Nalcor Energy clear away vegetation and the surface soil layer from the area to be flooded in order to reduce poisoning by methyl mercury.
There are no signs that the government will rethink its position on nuclear disarmament before the UN General Assembly, which will likely vote on launching negotiations on a nuclear weapons treaty.