Vancouver Aquarium sues city, park board over cetacean ban

The Vancouver Aquarium is suing the city of Vancouver and the Vancouver Park Board over the 2017 cetacean ban, claiming it resulted in millions of

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Wildfire risk prompts fire ban, off-highway vehicle restrictions in northern Alberta

Much of northern Alberta is under a fire ban due to increased wildfire risk, the provincial government announced Thursday evening. The ban includes Lac

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Senate committee recommends against proceeding with B.C. tanker ban bill

A Senate committee has recommended the federal government not proceed with Bill C-48, which would ban oil tankers from docking along B.C’s north coast.

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Vancouver may not see ban on plastic straws, styrofoam containers until next year – BC

Environmentally-conscious diners in Vancouver may have to wait until next year before seeing a total ban on plastic straws and styrofoam containers. A new

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First Nations disagree on impacts of tanker ban at Northern B.C. Senate hearings

A Senate committee on transportation and communication holding public hearings in Northern B.C. this week heard competing arguments from First Nations about the impacts of a tanker ban. 

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Alberta veterinarians vote to ban declawing, ear cropping, tail docking surgeries

Alberta veterinarians have voted to ban medically unnecessary surgical procedures and to require vets and their staff to report animal abuse and neglect. The

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Salmon Arm moving to ban plastic bags

Salmon Arm is following the lead of other Canadian municipalities in banning plastic bags. Mayor Alan Harrison is leading the charge. He hopes to

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Snow route parking ban takes effect in Calgary on Monday

Steady snowfall through the recent cold snap means Calgary’s snow route parking ban will come into effect on noon Monday. The city-wide ban means

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Transgender military personnel in limbo after court upholds Trump’s ban – National

Long term, lawyers and activists battling to ensure that transgender people can serve openly in the U.S. military are convinced they will prevail. Short

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Canola, chemicals and bees: Why Canadian farmers are fighting a proposed pesticide ban

Health Canada is following in the European Union’s footsteps as it moves to ban the use of neonic pesticides due to concerns about their impact

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