Something Fishy in Etobicoke Creek
By Tierney Angus, Joey Chini and Breanne Coulter Lake Ontario’s reintroduced Atlantic salmon are stinking up the shoreline. Every fall, the salmon swim up Toronto’s creeks and rivers to spawn and then die. Read more
No Green Promises: Ward 3 Councillor Candidates Lack Environmental Platforms
Analysis by Breanne Coulter, video by Tierney Angus From housing to transportation to supporting local businesses, Ward 3 Etobicoke-Lakeshore councillor candidates have priorities outside of the Lakeshore environment this municipal election. 2018 Election Map: Ward 3 // Toronto Elections Etobicoke-Lakeshore is a community directly affected by pollution due to its... Read more
Aqua Greens: Taking sustainable technology to the next level
How would one go about tackling the issues of unsustainable farming practices that is causing more than one negative impact on our environment? Two Humber graduates, Pablo Alvarez and Craig Petten, have figured out how to do just that. Over the recent years, the word “sustainability” has become a... Read more
Humber grows green
You may have spotted the deadfall of recently cut down trees and cleared field on the corner of Kipling and Lakeshore and before you raise your arms in protest, what’s being built there may not be hurting the environment as much as you think. With construction underway on Humber... Read more
Global Impact
North Afghanistan avalanches kill 180 people

North Afghanistan: Avalanches Kill 180 People

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Toronto start-up creates a fun climate change video game
Climate change games like Fate of the World and Plan it Green have had a tough time being both informative and fun. Better Creative, a Toronto start-up is confronting this challenge with their video game, Skyshapers. A game involving a jet-packed bird, whose job it is to clean up... Read more
Severe winter storm hammers Eastern seaboard
NEW YORK (REUTERS) – Forecasters say potentially 90 cm of snow could fall beating the recording of the biggest snowfall on record of 68 cm on Feb. 11. Philadelphia to Maine, Boston and New York beyond are expected to get hit the worst. “This could be the biggest snowstorm... Read more
Peel wants more compost, less garbage
Peel residents are not properly throwing out their compost, the public works commissioner Dan Lebrecque has told regional councilors. Lebrecque referred to the findings from his 2013 report of a bi-weekly garbage collection project on Thursday, Jan. 15. Despite regular recycling of glass, paper and plastic, Peel residents are... Read more
Bird friendly glass proposed for new buildings at Kipling and Lake Shore
On a typical weekday, a mass of students are scattered around Lake Shore Blvd. and Kipling Ave. in south Etobicoke. There are three schools are in the area: Humber College, Father John Redmond, and Lakeshore Collegiate, boasting over 9600 full time students between them. This number will jump in... Read more