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Photo: This sunset has us dreaming of far-away lands

TreeHugger - Sat, 2014/02/15 - 2:30pm
The fantastic blue water and delicate purple clouds seem like the backdrop for a daydream.
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The 2014 Canadian Federal Budget And Financial Services - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Google: Ontario housing coop - Sat, 2014/02/15 - 12:01am

The 2014 Canadian Federal Budget And Financial Services
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The Government has identified three key areas of priority: (i) Implementing measures to increase market discipline in residential lending and reduce taxpayer exposure to the housing sector, (ii) taking action to encourage competitive financial services ...

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Bogotá car-free day becomes car-free week

TreeHugger - Fri, 2014/02/14 - 10:05pm
Bogotá was a pioneer of car-free day. Now, it has decided to one-up that and move to having a car-free week.
Categories: Environment

Photo: Winter waterfall

TreeHugger - Fri, 2014/02/14 - 8:58pm
The waterfall at Mulberry Creek Dam looking chilly but lovely.
Categories: Environment

Open source DIY bug farm aims to make growing edible insects at home as easy as growing sprouts

TreeHugger - Fri, 2014/02/14 - 6:23pm
While growing sprouts and micro-greens on your counter is a great start, the future of sustainable home food production might be found in growing and harvesting your own edible insects.
Categories: Environment

What happens when a Tesla electric car gets rear ended?

TreeHugger - Fri, 2014/02/14 - 4:49pm
This is just one data point, and it doesn't mean the car is indestructible, but it does give an idea of how well built it is.
Categories: Environment

The surprising love life of ants

TreeHugger - Fri, 2014/02/14 - 4:39pm
Did you know that worker ants are all female? Or that unfertilized ant eggs are all male? Explore the strange love life of these insects in the Valentine's edition of The Brain Scoop.
Categories: Environment

Protecting pristine lands for future generations

TreeHugger - Fri, 2014/02/14 - 3:12pm
Interior Secretary Jewell's visits to Southern New Mexico and California are positive signs that the President is listening to the American public, hearing demands that they want their special places protected.
Categories: Environment

Canadian home sales moderate further in January - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Google: Ontario housing coop - Fri, 2014/02/14 - 2:07pm

Canadian home sales moderate further in January
Canada NewsWire (press release)
"A number of buyers likely waited out January's deep freeze before going house hunting, particularly where I'm from in Southern Ontario," said CREA President Laura Leyser. "It's a perfect example of how a local influence that may not be shared by other ...

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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | The 2014 Canadian Federal Budget and Financial ... - Linex Legal (press release) (registration)

Google: Ontario housing coop - Fri, 2014/02/14 - 1:43pm

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | The 2014 Canadian Federal Budget and Financial ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
The Government has identified three key areas of priority: (i) Implementing measures to increase market discipline in residential lending and reduce taxpayer exposure to the housing sector, (ii) taking action to encourage competitive financial services ...

Categories: Cooperatives

Grow some food. Grow wherever you are.

TreeHugger - Fri, 2014/02/14 - 1:00pm
"Growing Cities" is an inspiring new film that explores urban farming in America. You'll want to dig up your lawn after watching this!
Categories: Environment

Popeye the Sailor Man after a life of eating from BPA lined cans

TreeHugger - Fri, 2014/02/14 - 11:52am
Cartoonist Joe Mohr shows how the chemical might have affected the cartoon hero
Categories: Environment

Column: Alan Borovoy, the man who was right - Ottawa Citizen

Google: Ontario housing coop - Thu, 2014/02/13 - 9:25pm

Ottawa Citizen

Column: Alan Borovoy, the man who was right
Ottawa Citizen
The bathhouse raids came 20 years after the Ontario legislature established Canada's first Human Rights Commission, which was the result of a campaign Borovoy helped lead against the racist and anti-Semitic practices of landlords, public beach managers ...

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Column: Alan Borovoy, the man who was right - Ottawa Citizen

Google: Ontario housing coop - Thu, 2014/02/13 - 9:25pm

Ottawa Citizen

Column: Alan Borovoy, the man who was right
Ottawa Citizen
The bathhouse raids came 20 years after the Ontario legislature established Canada's first Human Rights Commission, which was the result of a campaign Borovoy helped lead against the racist and anti-Semitic practices of landlords, public beach managers ...

and more »
Categories: Cooperatives

The man who was right - Ottawa Citizen

Google: Ontario housing coop - Thu, 2014/02/13 - 9:19pm

The man who was right
Ottawa Citizen
The bathhouse raids came 20 years after the Ontario legislature established Canada's first Human Rights Commission, which was the result of a campaign Borovoy helped lead against the racist and anti-Semitic practices of landlords, public beach managers ...

Categories: Cooperatives

Photo: Chirping robin chick

TreeHugger - Thu, 2014/02/13 - 8:34pm
Baby birds are a wonderful mix of ugly and cute.
Categories: Environment

International Olympic Committee should ban lead shot

TreeHugger - Thu, 2014/02/13 - 7:52pm
A biologist from the University of Guelph says the lead pellets used by Olympic shooters pose are a source of pollution.
Categories: Environment

Wayback Machine: How to clean your sidewalk with calcium carbide

TreeHugger - Thu, 2014/02/13 - 7:20pm
Or should we call this the "What could possibly go wrong department"
Categories: Environment

Used plastic shopping bags can be converted into diesel fuel

TreeHugger - Thu, 2014/02/13 - 5:55pm
There might finally be a good use for all of those ridiculously wasteful and environmentally harmful plastic shopping bags.
Categories: Environment

Study: Crocodiles able to climb trees

TreeHugger - Thu, 2014/02/13 - 4:40pm
As far as discoveries go, this is a somewhat terrifying one, assuming one has a healthy respect for crocodiles on the ground.
Categories: Environment
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