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5 Thanksgiving dinner mistakes you don’t want to make

Thanksgiving dinner is a tricky beast with a lot of moving parts, so the heat is on this holiday season. If you’re feeling the pressure to make the perfect turkey or pumpkin pie then you are not alone. Making mistakes is as much a tradition as stuffing and potatoes. Here are five dinner mistakes everyone … Continued

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Experts say this year’s fall colours may be drab

After a summer of drought, extreme heat, and a surge in tree-destroying insects, the changing colours in Ontario’s forests may not be quite as vibrant this fall. Matt Logan, an arborist and a co-owner of Logan Tree Experts in the Kawartha Region, says that given the curveballs thrown at tree populations this year, it’s difficult … Continued

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Adaptation vs. Mitigation: Canada’s national climate change adaptation strategy needs balance

Adaptation vs. Mitigation: Canada’s national climate change adaptation strategy needs balance

Adaptation vs. Mitigation: Canada’s national climate change adaptation strategy needs balance

Amid wildfires, heat waves, drought and catastrophic flooding, Canada is moving ahead with its first ever national adaptation strategy to help Canadians identify and deliver on meaningful ways of adapting to the worsening effects of the climate emergency.

First announced in December 2020 and updated in mid-August, the government aims to consult widely with Indigenous groups, youth and environmental organizations to create a framework for concrete actions that businesses, governments and individuals can take to ensure the resilience of their communities.

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Bruce Power awards $40M contract to supplier BWXT Canada Ltd.

Bruce Power said it is contributing to a ‘Made in Ontario’ economic recovery by awarding a contract valued at approximately $40 million to BWXT Canada Ltd., located in Cambridge. The contract involves engineering and fabrication of four moderator heat exchangers, which are used to remove heat from the moderator system of CANDU® nuclear reactors. “Over […]

London-area heat warning extended as scorching weather continues

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has extended a heat warning as Londoners continue to swelter amid steamy condition this week. A heat warning went into effect Tuesday and will be in effect until Friday morning, the agency said in a statement Wednesday afternoon. Environment Canada is calling for a high of 31 C Thursday, with a […]

Brace yourself for a late-summer heat wave, folks

The bad news: It’s going to be hot and sticky for the rest of the week. The good news: London is not under a heat dome, and it likely won’t be hot enough in the coming days to reach into record-high territory. “It’s going to be close, but so far we haven’t broken any (records) […]

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