Nov 29, 2016 – Edmonton Journal –
A contentious road access, a re-instated neighbourhood construction levy, and a major order of electric buses were all pitched Tuesday as Edmonton city council re-opened its capital budget.
Nov 25, 2016 – Winnipeg Free Press –
City hall plans to spend $4.7 million on new pedestrian and cycling paths and sidewalks in 2017, with another $10.8 million on similar projects during the following two years.
Nov 24, 2016 – Metro News Winnipeg –
Coun. Janice Lukes will try to keep the downtown bike grid plan alive with a pitch at the Nov. 29 infrastructure and public works committee meeting.
Nov 24, 2016 – Winnipeg Sun –
OPINION – Winnipeg Transit lost over 1.6 million riders in 2015 compared to the previous year, according to revised numbers published in the city’s 2017 operating budget. What’s behind the decline?
Nov 24, 2016 – Canadian Press –
Canadian corporate executives whose companies together employ more than a million people are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the premiers to press ahead with collective climate action, including putting a price on carbon emissions.
Nov 23, 2016 – Winnipeg Free Press –
OPINION – Manitoba’s throne speech suggests carbon pricing is part of a broader suite of policies that address environmental challenges and economic aspirations.
Nov 21, 2016 – Washington Post –
Authorities defended their decision to douse protesters with water during a skirmish in subfreezing weather near the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Organizers said at least 17 protesters were taken to the hospital including some for hypothermia.
Nov 16, 2016 – Global News –
Portage Avenue and Main Street was closed during rush hour Tuesday after dozens of people protesting the Dakota Access pipeline took to the streets.
Nov 10, 2016 – ClimateWire –
President-elect Donald Trump now has free rein to make good on his pledge to “cancel” last year’s landmark climate deal. It’s possible, but tricky, and could undermine global cooperation on other issues.
Nov 2, 2016 – The Verge –
For a limited time, National Geographic has released “Before the Flood” — hosted by DiCaprio and directed by Fisher Stevens — on YouTube for free viewing.