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Rideau Waterway Land Trust secures Warren property through community fundraising

During these challenging times it is difficult to find bits of good news, but the Rideau Waterway Land Trust (RWLT) has some to share. The Trust has announced the successful completion of the fundraising campaign to acquire the Warren property in Chaffey’s Lock. The campaign began in late February and

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Earthub opens Kingston Chapter to divert waste from landfills

In 2019 Brittanny Belanger realized that many of her friends and family had a serious lack of ‘eco-awareness,’ and she decided to do something about it. As a Certified Engineering Technologist working towards her Civil Engineering degree, Belanger launched Earthub (pronounced Earth-hub), hoping to change the way individuals in our

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Shoreline Virtual Advanced Screening

SHORELINE follows the story of A Greener Future’s Executive Director, Rochelle Byrne, as she embarks on a 430km paddle journey across Lake Ontario to raise awareness about plastic pollution under the looming shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. Having done hundreds of litter cleanups along the shores of Lake Ontario, Byrne

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Six questions with Mark Gerretsen of the Liberal Party of Canada

Mark Gerretsen is the current MP and Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Kingston and the Islands for the 2019 federal election. Born at Kingston General Hospital, Gerretsen has been “fortunate enough to live here” his entire life. Gerretsen attended his first Liberal convention when his father, John Gerretsen, ran

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Jeff Scott: The Countryside View – The news that still needs to be told

  Bill Nye, ‘The Science Guy,’ did a stint on John Oliver’s late night show Last Week Tonight to talk about carbon taxes and climate change. He did an adult version of his iconic science show as a skit. He angrily stated, “By the end of this century, if emissions

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Kingstonians take to the streets as part of international climate strike

Kingstonians take to the streets as part of international climate strike Anywhere from 300 to 800 people gathered in the streets of Kingston throughout the day, joining those in over 95 countries internationally taking part in the global ‘Climate Strike’ on Friday, Mar. 15, 2019. Here in Kingston, the rally

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What do you know about ‘Trees in Kingston’?

When we think about helping the environment, it often feels like an overwhelming task. Save the rainforests, adopt an animal through the World Wildlife Fund, save the oceans – does our little drop in the bucket actually help? I know it does, but it never feels like enough. Did you

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Official statement from MPP Ian Arthur regarding Ford government’s anti-climate-change language emails

“The experts and the evidence are all clear; climate change is a real, urgent crisis that we must address now, before it’s too late. Already, communities across the province are facing new disasters every year because of climate change, including flooding, fires, and serious drought. Instead of facing climate change,

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