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    Walkable cities are better for our health and economy

    Sep 26, 2017 – Globe and Mail –

    Walking is good for the environment, crime prevention, community-building and the economy. Conversely, the most unhealthy, unsafe, anti-social and costly thing people do routinely is drive.

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    Canada and Manitoba invest in rural transit projects across the province

    Sep 25, 2017 – PR Newswire –

    The Canadian and Manitoba governments have announced at total of about $200,000 in funding for active and public transportation projects in 5 Manitoba communities.

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    New BC gov’t hikes carbon tax

    Sep 12, 2017 – Tax News –

    BC’s new NDP Government has announced that it will increase the carbon tax by $5 per tonne a year for four years. In addition, the obligation that the carbon tax must be revenue neutral will be lifted.

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    General Motors, Disney, Shell and 1,200 other companies are taking steps to fight climate change

    Sep 12, 2017 – Washington Post –

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) found that 517 companies have put a price on carbon and 732 are planning to do so in the next two years.

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    New study shows organic farming traps carbon in soil to combat climate change

    Sep 11, 2017 – Civil Eats –

    New study finds that organic farms have 26 percent more long-term carbon storage potential than conventional farms.

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    TransCanada may abandon Energy East pipeline facing tougher review

    Sep 8, 2017 – CBC News –

    TransCanada will suspend the application for its Energy East pipeline for 30 days and may abandon the project, the company said on Thursday, weeks after the National Energy Board regulator announced a tougher review process.

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    Twin megastorms have scientists fearing this may be the new normal

    Sep 6, 2017 – The Guardian –

    One week after the record deluge in Texas, the biggest hurricane ever measured in the mid-Atlantic is tearing through the Caribbean.

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    Transit advocates want province to get back on the bus, restore 50-50 funding

    Sep 5, 2017 – CBC News –

    Winnipeggers could pay more for less bus service if the province goes ahead with a planned funding change, according to local transit advocates.

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