OPINION “We take this very seriously” must be among the most overused platitudes of government and corporate PR machines – how does it apply to GHG emissions?
By Theo van de Kletersteeg With carbon taxes and concern over climate change once again in the limelight, I thought it might be opportune to update an article that was published in Canadian Sailings in November of 2017. Scientists and green supporters have explained...read more
2018 was a great year for both of Canada’s railways. For the fourth quarter CN’s revenues were up 16 per cent, and for the year revenues were up by 9.9 per cent to a record $14.3 billion. Operating income rose during the fourth quarter to $1.45 billion from $1.3...read more
By Theo van de Kletersteeg By now we all know that somewhere along the line, the Trudeau government decided to abandon its 2015 election campaign promise to balance the federal budget by the time voters go to the polls again in 2019. Instead, Liberals plan to continue...read more
Founded in 2015 in Paris, Agricool aims to create urban farms in recycled containers. The junior company is in the process of testing several containers of hydroponically-grown produce. Its objective is to produce fruit and vegetables without pesticides, picked and...read more
As part of its On Course for 2030 objectives, Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) has established two investment funds totalling $2.5 million over five years. TRPA’s Environment Fund aims to support users’ investments in solutions that will improve the Port’s...read more
By Tom Peters The sleek new container vessel Tropic Hope made its inaugural call to the port of Halifax in January, launching a new era for niche carrier Tropical Shipping. Tropical Shipping, headquartered in Florida, moved its sailing service to Halifax from Saint...read more