The climate crisis is a national and global issue that can’t be fought entirely by the provinces, a lawyer for the federal government argued Tuesday. “The context of this case is the greatest existential threat of our time,” said Sharlene Telles-Langdon in her opening arguments in support of Ottawa’s carbonRead More →

Organic waste from Edmonton could help transform the landscape surrounding an Alberta coal mine into a thriving crop of willows. The reclamation experiment will use treated Edmonton sewage sludge to replenish soil at the Paintearth mine near Forestburg, a village 180 kilometres southeast of the city. The nutrient-enhanced soil, inRead More →

Many students in Fort McMurray schools remained traumatized long after a massive wildfire forced almost 90,000 people from their homes three years ago, according to a new study.  The study from the University of Alberta found that 37 per cent of junior and senior high school students surveyed 18 months after the wildfire showedRead More →