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CAPE In The News

Neonics
Ban neonic pesticides, protect bees as did EU, urge groups

Radio Canada International

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Pesticides Alberta
Edmonton forum focuses on pesticides and impact on health

Global News

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CAPE BC
Amy Lubik, Ben Parfitt and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip: Scientific review of fracking doesn’t go far enough

The Province

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Active Travel GTHA
Public transit benefits everyone — even those who don’t use it

TheStar

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Climate Change National
Recognizing our role in protecting climate health

Horizons

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Sustainable Food
Mangez plus de légumes et moins de viande

Le Droit

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Oil and Gas Extraction
Strong methane rules will bring health, job, and environmental benefits

The Hill Times

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Sustainable Food
Food Guide revamp encouraging plant-based, low-meat diet is good for people and the planet

CBC

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CAPE BC
Site C Dam – still on life support as opposition continues

National Observer

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Air Quality
Federal Government wants to keep media out of Volkswagen court case

National Observer

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Climate Change Health
A doctor’s personal reckoning with climate change

Canadian Healthcare Network

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CAPE BC
Report shows hundreds of BC’s fracked gas wells may leak methane

Policy Alternatives

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Fracking in BC
Report shows hundreds of BC’s fracked gas wells may leak methane

Policy Alternatives

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Nuclear Emergency Response
Running Out of Nuclear Options

NowToronto

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CAPE BC
Fracking topic of discussion at Coquitlam public meeting

TriCity News

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Dr Courtney Howard
Climate Change Health
How to resolve the planet’s ‘biggest health threat’

National Observer

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Climate Change Health
Is climate change making you sick?

CBC

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Climate Change Health
Telecommuting key to better health, environment: report

CBC

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CAPE BC
Telecommuting key to better health, environment: report

CBC

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Air Quality
Canada’s testing helped U.S. Volkswagen probe, but still no legal action here

CP24

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Pesticides Newfoundland
Advocacy group calls for broader N.L. pesticide ban

The Telegram

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Glyphosates
Glyphosate: des médecins québécois préoccupés

Le Soleil

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CAPE BC
Want healthier kids? UBC docs prescribe nature’s Rx

Metro News

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CAPE BC
Medical experts talk fracking, dam health risks

Metro News

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Fracking in BC
Medical experts talk fracking, dam health risks

Metro News

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Fracking in BC
Fracking topic of discussion at Coquitlam public meeting

TriCity News

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Pesticides Newfoundland
Children Should Have a Space Free of Toxic Pesticides

County Weekly News

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Air Quality
Ontario ministry searches Volkswagen offices in emissions scandal investigation

National Observer

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Climate Change Global
Canadian organizations urge ‘swift, uncompromising’ Paris implementation

The Energy Mix

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Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment
Climate Change Global
Media Advisory: National Groups Call for Ambitious Implementation of Canada’s Climate Framework

CAPE

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Fracking in BC
Opinion: B.C.’s climate plan is a public health failure

Vancouver Sun

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Glyphosates
Canada cannot ignore risk of glyphosate pesticides

The Hill Times

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David Suzuki
Glyphosates
Glyphosate: des ténors de l’environnement élèvent leur voix

Acadie Nouvelle

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Active Travel Montreal
Aménagement de passages à niveau sur les voies ferrées – Le CN et le CP refusent d’agir en bon citoyen

CREM

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Climate Change National
Opinion: Wildfires can wake us to need for climate action

Vancouver Sun

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CAPE BC
Opinion: Wildfires can wake us to need for climate action

Vancouver Sun

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Air Quality
Activist groups sue Environment Minister McKenna over Volkswagen investigation

The Globe and Mail

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Oil and Gas Extraction
Coalition uses cow farts to target oilpatch

National Observer

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Pesticides Approval Process
Has Ottawa sold out to Big Agro and its toxic chemicals?

National Observer

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Lawn free of pesticides
Pesticides Alberta
Pesticide worries are justified

Cochrane Eagle

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CAPE BC
Doctors explain why B.C.’s GreeNDP should kibosh the Site C Dam

National Observer

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Fracking in BC
Doctors explain why B.C.’s GreeNDP should kibosh the Site C Dam

National Observer

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CAPE Pesticides Canada
Pesticides Alberta
Should the town ban pesticides?

Cochrane Eagle

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CAPE BC
Dear British Columbia, forget fracking. Sincerely, two doctors

National Observer

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Fracking in BC
Dear British Columbia, forget fracking. Sincerely, two doctors

National Observer

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Pesticides Alberta
A battle of weeds is growing in Calgary: Dandelions or herbicides

Metro News

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Connecting the dots on the human health impacts of coal power

National Observer

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Coal Phase-Out Global
Let’s talk about coal, climate, and health

The Tree

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Monsanto
Glyphosates
Nearly a third of food samples in CFIA testing contain glyphosate residues

CBC

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Cycling in the GTHA - Active Transportation CAPE
Active Travel Canada
Tool kit helps Canadian doctors promote active travel

Radio Canada International

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Fracking in BC
Scotiabank and CFPC: time for a frank talk

Canadian Family Physican

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CMAJ Blog
Coal Phase-Out Canada
Misled by incomplete facts about effects of coal burning on air quality and health

CMAJ

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CMAJ Blog
Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Misled by incomplete facts about effects of coal burning on air quality and health

CMAJ

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Active Travel GTHA
Despite gains, Toronto’s air pollution still causing serious health problems

TheStar

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
Connecting the dots on the human health impacts of coal power

National Observer

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Pesticides Community Toolkit
Government to weed out pesticides from foreign websites

CBC

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Other Pesticides
Overwhelming evidence supports need for Canadian atrazine ban

The Hill Times

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
Letter to the Editor: Report Wrong

Toronto SUN

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Letter to the Editor: Report Wrong

Toronto SUN

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Coal phase out will lead to healthier Albertans: CAPE

660News

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CAPE BC
Fracking tied to cancer-causing chemicals

CMAJ

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
A good week for people — and the planet

The Record

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
A good week for people — and the planet

The Record

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CAPE on the Ryan Jesperson Show
Coal Phase-Out Alberta
The cost of phasing out coal to taxpayers

Ryan Jesperson Show

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
CAPE happy with move to phase out coal-power

CBC

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
Phase out of coal powered electricity big win for Canadian health: Calgary doctor

CBC

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
Phasing out coal could prevent over 1,000 premature deaths, says report

CBC

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Phasing out coal could prevent over 1,000 premature deaths, says report

CBC

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
McKenna Vipond on Coal

CBC

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
Coal and health

CTV News

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Coals plan from Ottawa mesh with Alberta

630Ched

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CAPE BC
Thousands gather to protest Trans Mountain pipeline

The Peak

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Oil and Gas Extraction
Thousands gather to protest Trans Mountain pipeline

The Peak

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Fracking in BC
Thousands gather to protest Trans Mountain pipeline

The Peak

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
Leading environmental and health organizations call on the federal government to phase-out coal

Pembina Insitute

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Active Travel Montreal
Couler la sécurité dans le béton

Le Devoir

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Active Travel Montreal
Plus d’espace réclamé pour les cyclistes et les piétons

Journal Métro

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
When Coal Companies Fund Public Health Research

DeSmog

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
Doctors call to phase out coal-fired electricity

CMAJ

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Climate Change Health
A price is right: The health case for a price on pollution

CBC

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
It’s time to clear the air on Canada’s coal-fired electricity

The Globe and Mail

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Pesticides Alberta
Albertans support cosmetic pesticide ban: survey

St. Albert Gazette

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Pesticides Alberta
Many Albertans concerned about effect of pesticides

660 News

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Climate Change Health
Opinion: B.C.’s climate plan is a public health failure

Vancouver Sun

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Pesticides Community Toolkit
Call To Ban Pesticides In Provinces Gains Steam Following Report

VOCM

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CAPE BC
Opinion: B.C.’s climate plan is a public health failure

Vancouver Sun

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Pesticides Community Toolkit
Environmental group urges Ontario to stop letting golfing facilities use cosmetic pesticides

The London Free Press

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Pesticides Community Toolkit
Doctor’s group gives B.C. a failing grade for not banning cosmetic pesticides for lawns

Vancouver Sun

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Pesticides in Canada, Pesticides in Manitoba - Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment
Pesticides Community Toolkit
BC gets ‘E’ grade for restrictions of cosmetic pesticides

News 1130

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Pesticides Manitoba
Docs back Manitoba pesticide ban

Winnipeg Sun

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Climate Change Global
Clearing the air on climate change: Acting now could save lives around the world

iPolitics

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
Canada’s Physicians Want to See the End of Coal-Fired Power Plants

DeSmog

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Coal Phase-Out Global
Opinion: Phase out of coal-fired power plants belongs on G7 health agenda

Edmonton Journal

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Climate Change Kim Perrotta CAPE
Coal Phase-Out Canada
Act now to prevent global flooding

CSG

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Pesticides Alberta
Beyond Frozen Ground: Climate Change and Health

Canadian Family Physician

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Province to pay to end coal-fired power

CTV News

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CAPE on the Radio
CAPE BC
Dr. Courtney Howard on Fracking and Health

CIRH

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Coal Plants
Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Time to accelerate Alberta’s coal phase out?

Edmonton Journal

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Ryan Jespersen Show: Alberta to phase out coal

630Ched

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Quand l'environnement inquiète les professionels de la santé
Chalk River
Quand l’environnement inquiète les professionnels de la santé

Le Droit

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Climate Change National
Canada’s climate plan can improve human health both at home and abroad

National Observer

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Pesticides in Canada, Pesticides in Manitoba - Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment
Pesticides Manitoba
Pesticides ban protects health

Winnipeg Free Press

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Coal Phase-Out Canada
Time to kick the coal habit, Canada

CBC

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Climate Change National
Courtney Howard on doctors’ climate change letter to Trudeau

CBC

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Fracking in BC
Fracking tied to cancer-causing chemicals

CMAJ

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Climate Change National
Open letter from Canadian physicians to Justin Trudeau

National Observer

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
The Nitty Gritty on Alberta’s Coal Phase-Out

DeSmog

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Phasing out coal will save millions in health costs, doctors say

CBC

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Alberta Doctors Praise Province’s Decision To Phase Out Coal

Huffington Post

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Groups call for earlier phase out of coal-fired power to improve public health

Calgary Herald

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Coal phase-out equals improved health for Albertans

Edmonton Journal

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Canada’s dirty air: how pollution is hurting our health

Healthy Debate

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Computer-generated video shows pollution spread across the Prairies

CBC

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Can Alberta go coal-free by 2025?

TheStar

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Dr Courtney Howard, CAPE President
Climate Change National
Doctors call for divestment from fossil fuels

CMAJ

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Alberta on track to have worst air quality in Canada

CBC

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Phasing out coal could happen, says Sierra Club rep who will speak at Alberta climate summit

Edmonton Journal

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
Province could target coal-fired power plants for early closure, says environment minister

Edmonton Journal

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Climate Change National
Canadian Medical Association Divesting Fossil Fuel Holdings

The Globe and Mail

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CAPE on the Radio
Fracking in BC
Dr. Courtney Howard on Fracking and Health

Roundhouse Radio Vancouver

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Nature, Greenspace and Health
Dr. Elizabeth Nisbet and Dr. Melissa Lem. Prescribing a Dose of Nature

Alternatives Journal

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Coal Phase-Out Alberta
A coal-free grid within our grasp

Press Reader

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CAPE BC
There is a way out: Preventing oilsands health tragedy from becoming Canada’s permanent legacy

Vancouver Observer

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Oil and Gas Extraction
There is a way out: Preventing oilsands health tragedy from becoming Canada’s permanent legacy

Vancouver Observer

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