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New effort launched to stop ‘flushable’ wipes marketing

Single-use wipes which are marketed as “flushable” have been clogging sewer systems for years, say environmental groups, and they are calling for an investigation by Competition Bureau Canada. Friends of the Earth Canada and Ecojustice complain that the manufacturers of» 

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Oil, gas companies weaken climate goals, charge groups

Oil and gas companies in Canada are systematically weakening and delaying Canada’s climate plan, say environmental groups attending the climate summit (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland. The group Environmental Defence charges that the Canadian government continues to give subsidies to»