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Hastings Prince Edward moves to protect migrant workers from COVID-19

"...“Temporary migrant and local agricultural workers are vital to our farming industry and food system, and we need to protect them from COVID-19 transmission,” Oglaza said in a statement Friday..."

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Medicine Hat, Alta. golfers recognized for chasing down fleeing suspect with carts

"...CALGARY -- Three Medicine Hat men are being lauded for their efforts in helping police capture a domestic assault suspect on the links..."

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Seeding Progressing In Extremely Dry Conditions

"...The dry conditions have resulted in livestock water supply shortages rated as 30 percent severe, 46 percent moderate and 24 percent anticipated. Rainfall is needed to increase dugout volume and improve the quality of the water in dugouts..."

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Flax Council Of Canada Looking To Develop New Opportunities

"..."Canada and the world are thinking about food supply and food security with even greater scrutiny today. We are working to increase memberships and take advantage of the growing demand for flax for the benefit of the entire flax value chain. "..."

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Warning to outdoor enthusiasts: Avalanche season isn't over yet

"...A picture of a small mountain avalanche posted by North Shore Rescue on May 10..."

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Saskatchewan Company Solves Thirst For New Durum Wheat Opportunities

"...The pair grew up hauling durum on their family farms where the families have been friends for years and just happen to be nine miles apart in the Cabri-Abbey area, as the company name "9 Mile Legacy Brewing" implies..."

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COVID-19: New Brunswick reports 15 cases connected to a Fredericton hotel

"...New Brunswick public health says five cases of COVID-19 have been identified at the Delta Fredericton and confirmed that another 10 cases in the broader community are connected to the hotel through close contacts..."

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Methane-capturing biogas projects in Canada reach 279, says association report

"...It adds that demand for renewable natural gas is increasing rapidly thanks to climate and clean energy policies at national and provincial levels but that barriers to development include “weak or undefined policy” from various levels of government, along with high capital and operational costs. The report notes that biofuel projects help fight climate change because they prevent the release of methane, which is 21 times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas, while creating a new fuel source that can replace carbon intensive energy from conventional fossil fuels. Various utility, energy handling and oil and gas companies have targeted investments in renewable natural gas as a potential way to offset their carbon emissions as carbon taxes rise and new clean fuel standards are rolled out to aid Canada’s target of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050..."

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Patzer Expressed Concern Over Bill C-10

"...With these topics being at the heart of the bill, Cypress Hills-Grasslands Member of Parliament, Jeremy Patzer, said, in it's earlier drafts C-10 was not a terrible bill..."

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Community Clean Up Weekend in Eastend

"...Household garbage and items such as appliances and compost can be dropped off Friday May 14 from 3  until 8 p. m. , on Saturday from 10 a..."

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McElhanney win natural resources and habitat award for the Anderson Creek Fishway

"...The project was created by a local team that used design elements to minimize the environmental impact of the LNG Canada construction and also satisfy the Fisheries Act Authorization(FAA) permit requirements..."

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New community garden in north Oshawa The Oshawa Express

"...Szanne Mcnutt (left) and Carol Vandersanden of We Grow Food work with volunteers in the community to help maintain the gardens in Oshawa, including The South Patch on Glen Street, seen here, to bring fresh, free food to families in need. (photo by Courtney Bachar)..."

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Invasive species programs tackle tiny invaders BC Gov News

"...Inspection stations are now open throughout the province to prevent harmful zebra and quagga mussels from hitching a ride on boats and entering B. C. waterways..."

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Crews Still Battling Whiteshell Fire

"...Crews continue to battle a forest fire in the Whiteshell..."

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Pacaya volcano: Guatemalans trek to watch spectacular lava flow

"...Guatemalans trekked to the Pacaya volcano on Wednesday night to watch lava flow down its slopes..."

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The Carbon Footprint of Everything

"...A smart, practical, and accessible guide to measuring (and reducing) our carbon footprint, from internationally recognized expert, Mike Berners-Lee..."

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Climate Change and Society

Sociological Perspectives

"...An improved understanding of the complex relationship between climate change and society is essential for modifying ecologically harmful human behaviors and institutional practices, creating just and effective environmental policies, and developing a more sustainable future..."

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101 Solutions to Global Warming

"...Each solution describes steps that are already being used in homes, schools, businesses, cities, and governments around the world-with full scientific references to help the reader dig deeper and push farther..."

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Resetting Our Future

What If Solving the Climate Crisis Is Simple?

"...An inspiring and practical narrative that will leave readers feeling uplifted and empowered to create a future they are eager to embrace..."

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Environmental Protection Technician - City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

"...Supports environmental policy, program development and planning work, including conducting research and best practices reviews to prevent environmental impacts and improve ecological health. ..."

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Water Treatment Plant Operator I / OIT - City of Dawson Creek (Dawson Creek, BC)

"...Being an environmentally-minded individual who cares about their community, the successful applicant has a proven track record of providing excellent service to the public and has a passion for the work that they do..."

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"...Commercial vehicle manufacturers are turning to Loop Energy for our industry-leading hydrogen fuel cell solutions, featuring our proprietary eFlowâ„¢ technology, which delivers..."

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"...Perform cleaning duties related to plant equipment and general housekeeping;..."

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"...Guests: Bacchus Barua, Associate Director, Health Policy Studies, Fraser Institute..."

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Mixing Art and Management with Matthew Johnston – May 11, 2021

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"...Food, drink and culture are three things that often intersect..."

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"...April 14th was the five year anniversary of the province declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency..."

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"...with a concentration in Food Systems from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health..."

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"...Take a closer look at how wastewater treatment plants work and how your waste gets turned back into clean water that you can drink..."

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Harvard & RMI Webinar: Health Costs of Burning Fuels Study

"...Chan School of Public Health finds burning gas, biomass, and wood now have more negative health impacts than burning coal in many states, a trend that may continue..."

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Dame Ellen MacArthur on the circular economy and climate change | The Circular Economy Show

"...Dame Ellen MacArthur explains how a circular economy works and how it can help to tackle climate change..."

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Gonococcal vaccines: Public health value and preferred product characteristics; report of a WHO global stakeholder consultation,

"...To further stimulate investment and accelerate development of gonococcal vaccines, greater understanding is needed regarding the overall value that gonococcal vaccines might have in addressing public health and societal goals in low-, middle-, and high-income country contexts and how future gonococcal vaccines might be accepted and used, if available..."

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This time is indeed different: A study on global market reactions to public health crisis

"...This paper studies the differences in stock market reactions to the same kind of disease-related news by analyzing abnormal returns of global stock markets during Public Health Risk Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) announcements..."

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Investigating the dynamics of COVID-19 pandemic in India under lockdown

"...As the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak remains a global threat, it is a challenge for all the countries to come up with effective public health and administrative strategies to battle against COVID-19 and sustain their economies..."

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A cycling-focused accessibility tool to support regional bike network connectivity

"...These efforts are supported by evidence associating low level of traffic stress facilities with increased cycling activity rates and co-benefits related to the economy, environment, and public health..."

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Alcohol Industry vs. Public Health Presentations at Judicial Reviews of Liquor Licence Applications in Australia

"...In Australia, public health advocates aiming to limit alcohol availability expend significant energy objecting to new outlets in licensing and planning hearings..."

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EML webinar overview: Simulation-assisted discovery of membrane targeting nanomedicine

"...The COVID-19 pandemic has brought infectious diseases again to the forefront of global public health concerns..."

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Ebola outbreak in West Africa, 2014 – 2016: Epidemic timeline, differential diagnoses, determining factors, and lessons fo

"...The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) that raged between 2014 and 2016 in the West African sub-region was one of the global epidemics that spiked international public health concern in the last decade..."

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Activated macrophages are the main inflammatory cell in COVID-19 interstitial pneumonia infiltrates. Is it possible to show thei

"...For the first time in the new century, a virtually unknown fast-spreading disease has caused a public health emergency thus forcing most countries to deal with an insurmountable logistic gap..."

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Virological analyses in collective catering outbreaks in France between 2012 and 2017

"...Among the enteric viruses, human Norovirus (NoV) and hepatitis virus (HAV and HEV) are the main viruses suspected to cause foodborne outbreaks and represent a serious public health..."

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Ethical Considerations for Food and Beverage Warnings

"...Using a public health ethics framework for evaluating obesity prevention policies, we assessed the ethical strengths and weaknesses of food warnings along multiple dimensions: 1) Health behaviors and physical health, 2) Psychosocial well-being, 3) Social and cultural values, 4) Informed choice, 5) Equality, 6) Attributions of responsibility, 7) Liberty, and 8) Privacy..."

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Cross-state air pollution transport calls for more centralization in India's environmental federalism

"...To understand the challenge of transboundary air pollution transfer, we use a detailed emissions inventory and a source-oriented chemical transport model to explore state-to-state flows of emissions within the world's largest democracy, India, where poor air quality has caused a public health crisis..."

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Mercury and arsenic in processed fins from nine of the most traded shark species in the Hong Kong and China dried seafood market

"...We analyzed processed shark fins from mainland China and HK markets (n = 267) for mercury, methyl‑mercury, and arsenic, to inform consumers, policy makers and public health officials on the health risks of ingesting fins from nine of the most common shark species in the fin trade..."

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