air quality

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Over the last four decades, Canada’s carbon monoxide levels have dropped by 90 per cent.


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The coal phase-out had no apparent effect on nitrogen oxide levels.

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The risks that hydraulic fracturing poses to air appear to be modest and manageable with current technologies.


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As pretty much everyone in the world knows by now, Pope Francis published an encyclical recently On Care for Our Common Home, which discusses all things environmental—climate change, of course, but also air pollution, water pollution, sustainable development, the precautionary principle…the list goes on through 184-pages.


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At the end of March, the CEO of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) issued a directive regarding the implementation of Ontario's "Long term energy plan," which spells out what the provincial energy regulator plans to do to spur energy conservation.


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Thomas Mulcair, federal NDP leader and Leader of the Opposition, has recently been berating Canada’s environmental performance as he travels in the United States: “In the U.S. people know how to read,” he said. “They know that Canada is the only country that has withdrawn from Kyoto. They know that the Conservatives can’t possibly meet their Copenhagen targets [on greenhouse gas emissions] precisely because of the oilsands. They have to stop playing people for fools.” In another presentation, Mr.