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Canadian retail chain under fire by Christmas tree growers

One of Canada’s major and best known retail chains, Canadian Tire, is under fire for its promotion of artificial Christmas trees. The huge chain of more than 1,600 outlets, originally associated with automotive supplies, hardware, and sporting goods, has expanded» 

Environment

Beetle killed millions of trees, arrives in yet another province

The emerald ash borer, originally from Asia, has killed millions of trees in North America and has newly been found in Canada’s eastern province of New Brunswick. The bright green beetle invaded the province of Ontario in 2002, spread to» 

Environment, Society

Scouts plant trees after Fort McMurray wildfires

The Scouts Canada youth organization is going to plant 750 trees in the western city of Fort McMurray to replace some of those devastated in last year’s wildfires. The raging fire tore through about 590,000 hectares and upwards of 88,000 people»