OTTAWA — Most major Canadian cities saw drastic improvements in air quality over the last two months as COVID-19 kept people at home instead of on the roads. Experts say cleaner air, even just for a few weeks, can reduce illnesses like asthma attacks and heart attacks, which have been
Chris Fox, CP24.com Published Monday, January 6, 2020 12:00PM EST Last Updated Monday, January 6, 2020 12:07PM EST A new independent report has found that subway riders travelling on Line 2 are exposed to more than twice the amount of fine particulate matter than they would be on Line 1.
TORONTO – The country’s largest and arguably one of its noisiest cities could become just a little quieter if a new enforcement campaign aimed at muffling some of the worst offenders proves successful. Toronto police have begun tackling noise pollution from those cars and motorcycles whose deafening roars are not
VANCOUVER – A new study from the University of British Columbia says honey from urban honey bees can help pinpoint the sources of environmental pollutants such as lead. Scientists from the university’s Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research analyzed honey from urban beehives in six Metro Vancouver neighbourhoods
Chris Fox, CP24.com Published Saturday, March 9, 2019 8:46AM EST Last Updated Saturday, March 9, 2019 8:53AM EST Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Toronto, warning of high levels of air pollution that have developed over the northern and eastern parts of the city. The