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BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario spends $4 million fighting invasive species, a $3.6 billion dollar problem

BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario spends $4 million fighting invasive species, a $3.6 billion dollar problem

TORONTO — Ontario only spends $4 million annually to fight invasive species despite the $3.6 billion economic impact they create, the province's auditor general said in her annual report.
CANADA: Here's what '30 by 30' conservation could mean in Canada

CANADA: Here's what '30 by 30' conservation could mean in Canada

As of December 2021, Canada had conserved 13.5 per cent of land and almost 14 per cent of marine territory
BEYOND LOCAL: California girl gets permit to own unicorn - if she finds one

BEYOND LOCAL: California girl gets permit to own unicorn - if she finds one

The first-of-its-kind permit came with strings attached, however: The mythical creature must be provided ample exposure to sunlight, moonbeams and rainbows and have its horn polished at least once a month with a soft cloth
CANADA: Marie-Philip Poulin wins Canada's athlete of the year honour

CANADA: Marie-Philip Poulin wins Canada's athlete of the year honour

Poulin is the first female hockey player to win the Northern Star Award
CANADA: Key interest rate hiked by half percentage point

CANADA: Key interest rate hiked by half percentage point

But Bank of Canada signals it may pause aggressive rate hike cycle
CANADA: Cold and snowy winter ahead, Weather Network forecast suggests

CANADA: Cold and snowy winter ahead, Weather Network forecast suggests

Canadians enjoying a brief relief from the onset of winter-like conditions may want to enjoy the temperatures while they can because The Weather Network is forecasting a colder than normal start to winter across most of the country.
CANADA: Progress being made in fight to save North Atlantic right whale

CANADA: Progress being made in fight to save North Atlantic right whale

HALIFAX — The latest official population estimate for the world's most endangered species of whale is grim.
BEYOND LOCAL: Davies, Zadorsky named Canada Soccer's November players of the month

BEYOND LOCAL: Davies, Zadorsky named Canada Soccer's November players of the month

Alphonso Davies and Shelina Zadorsky have been named Canada Soccer’s players of the month for November. Davies scored Canada's first-ever goal in men's World Cup competition last Sunday in a group stage match against Croatia.
CANADA: Over 900 cases of discrimination reported last season, says Hockey Canada

CANADA: Over 900 cases of discrimination reported last season, says Hockey Canada

512 penalties for discrimination were called by officials; 415 allegations were investigated after the fact, report finds
Sudbury MP supports pension change in wake of Laurentian debacle

Sudbury MP supports pension change in wake of Laurentian debacle

The Pension Protection Act will, if passed, ensure bankruptcy and insolvency issues won’t destroy what people have worked for, Sudbury MP said in reference to financial insolvency at Laurentian University