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New Stork Club featured in extreme makeover | London | News | London Free Press

October 29, 2009

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A $30-million plan to breathe new life into Port Stanley harbour and reconnect the village to Lake Erie will be unveiled Monday. Consultants have a vision for a harbour with no big ships, but also no liability or cost for local ratepayers. via New Stork Club featured in extreme makeover | London | News | […]

Ferry, ferry? Quite contrary

October 29, 2009

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Two studies that would have cost Canadian taxpayers much, much less than the $300,000 being paid by Bayham for a ferry feasibility study, conclude that the cross-lake cargo ferry idea is sunk. The first study was conducted by a group of consultants on behalf of  the Ontario Ministry of Transportation and the Ontario Marine Transportation […]

Rainforest treaty ‘fatally flawed’ – Climate Change, Environment – The Independent

October 27, 2009

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Under proposals due to be ratified at the summit, countries which cut down rainforests and convert them to plantations of trees such as oil palms would still be able to classify the result as forest and could receive millions of dollars meant for preserving them. An earlier version of the text ruled out such a […]

Canada passing on wind | Editorial | Comment | Edmonton Sun

October 27, 2009

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While the rest of the world's governments plunge ahead in developing more wind energy, Canada is dithering. via Canada passing on wind | Editorial | Comment | Edmonton Sun.

Business Expo

October 25, 2009

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Solar farm first test of new process | London | News | London Free Press

October 25, 2009

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A solar farm planned for the edge of London will be among the first to go through a new Ontario process to speed renewable energy projects. First Solar Development Canada is proposing a 186-hectare, 20-megawatt farm near Belmont to produce enough electricity for 3,000 homes. via Solar farm first test of new process | London […]

Ottawa dashes hope for climate treaty in Copenhagen – The Globe and Mail

October 23, 2009

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Hope is vanishing that a historic deal to address climate change can be concluded in Copenhagen, and Environment Minister Jim Prentice says the best chance is for a political agreement that would pave the way for a treaty to be signed later. via Ottawa dashes hope for climate treaty in Copenhagen – The Globe and […]