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Helipcopter aerial sprays herbicides on clearcut land. Image credit: Francis Eatherington/Flickr
Joyce Nelson | The aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate on Canada's forests has been going on for so long that observers on the ground can no longer doubt the widespread damage it leaves behind.
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Brent Patterson | There are many examples of the toxic impacts of Canadian companies operating in this country and abroad to share with the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and toxic wastes when he visits Canada.
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Equipment in doctor's office. Photo: Morgan/Flickr
Ed Finn | As long as cancers are profitable and health unprofitable, prevention will be neglected, confined mainly to advising patients not to smoke or gain weight while they continue to be assailed by toxins.
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David Suzuki | Microbeads illustrate the excesses of marketing and consumerism, but they're only part of the problem. Most plastics break down into microparticles, often ending up in oceans and other waters.
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Tori Ball | On December 10, Colchester County approved Atlantic Industrial Services' (AIS) application to dispose of 28 million litres of fracking wastewater into the Debert Sewage Treatment plant.
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Ole Hendrickson | Neonicotinoids are now the world's most widely used class of insecticides. Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency has registered them for virtually every crop grown in Canada.
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Emma Lui | Fortune Minerals is proposing construction of a metal processing plant near Langham, Saskatchewan.
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David Suzuki | We need to find ways to manage waste and generate energy without relying on fossil fuels. But we have better options than landfills and incineration, starting with reducing waste.
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Emma Lui | Close to 100 people gathered in Aamjiwnaang First Nation, located inside of Sarnia and close to Lake Huron, on Friday to take part in the Ultimate Walking Toxic Tour of Canada's Chemical Valley.
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Murray Dobbin | To help cover their tracks in the international trade of asbestos, the federal government has deliberately suppressed efforts to get at the facts of asbestos contamination in Canada.
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Sasha Van Bon Bon | Sasha Van Bon Bon gives advice on falling in love with a prostitute and safe sex toys.
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Sean Mullen | In October 2008, baby bottles containing the chemical bisphenol A were banned in Canada. However many other products contain suspected toxins.