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Clothing Giant VF Corporation Adopts Sustainable Forestry Policy

  U.S.-based clothing conglomerate VF Corporation has adopted its first-ever forestry policy, aimed at eliminating deforestation and human rights abuses from its supply chain. U.S.-based clothing...

‘Game of Thrones,’ a Microsculpture Exhibition to Open in Singapore

  Fans getting restless while waiting for the seventh season of "Game of Thrones" can whet their appetites by visiting the "Game of Thrones: a Pencil...

Apparel Giant Joins Movement to Stop Fashion from Destroying Forests

  About five years ago, an environmental organization called Canopy discovered a link between endangered ancient forests and the rayon found in popular clothing sold...

Canada’s New Genetic Privacy Law is Causing Huge Headaches for Justin Trudeau

  A vote in Canada’s Parliament to approve a genetic privacy bill is creating a self-inflicted political headache for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government—and...

Power Being Restored After Winds Cut Power to Thousands in Southern Ontario

  Hydro One says it is making "tremendous progress" in restoring power after high winds left more than 68,000 customers without power across southern Ontario, particularly...

The week in Cartoons

  And the winner goes to......... Source: The Seattle Times

Environment Canada Upgrading National Radar System

  The federal government is moving to improve Canada's ability to warn people about severe weather, including tornadoes. The government has signed an 83-million-dollar contract for...

Body Shamers Can’t Stop Miss Canada from Enjoying Her Donuts

  Miss Canada Siera Bearchell earned her time in the spotlight for going after body-shamers and confronting how we expect beauty to just come in a...

Ontario’s Third Green Bond Generates $800M

  Ontario’s third green bond has raised $800 million to help build clean transportation and environmentally friendly infrastructure projects, indicates a recent government announcement. Proceeds...

One Person Killed in Accident at Canada 150 Event in Singapore

  One person is dead after an accident at a Canada 150 event in the Singapore Botanic Gardens on Saturday, according to the High Commission of...

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