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Canadians going meatless

Well, not quite, but on the eve of World Vegan Day (Nov 1), a new national survey shows Canadians attitudes towards meat are changing The survey estimates 6.4 million Canadians (out of a population of just over 36 million) have »

Environment & Animal Life, Health, Highlights, Internet, Science & Technology

Sex beats poison when it comes to insect control

with files from Emily Chung, CBC With the sometimes bitter debate continues over widespread farm use of the insecticide family of neonicotinoids, another alternative is making inroads. There has been a battle between environmentalists, scientists and beekeepers on one hand, »